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Utah Sen. Bob Bennett’s Health Care Sneak Attack on D.C.’s Gay Marriage

In addition to supporting a bill that would repeal the just-passed health care reform law, Utah’s Republican Sen. Bob Bennett just introduced an amendment that would, very sneakily, halt Washington D.C.’s same-sex marriage law by forcing the initiative to go to a city-wide vote. (He just tried this with the Federal Aviation Administration Reauthorization bill, but failed.) Not that most onlookers expect Bennett’s bill to pass; Democrats are working to rebuff any GOP amendments to its health care law.