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FROM EW: Jon Stewart Tackles Criticism Against Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decision | The Daily Show With Jon Stewart, Jon Stewart

FROM EW: Jon Stewart Tackles Criticism Against Supreme Court Marriage Equality Decision

Originally posted 06/30/2015 12:25PM

Stewart was appalled by the negative response to Friday's 5-4 judgment

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FROM EW: Everyone Should Watch John Oliver's Segment on Transgender Rights

FROM EW: Everyone Should Watch John Oliver's Segment on Transgender Rights

Originally posted 06/29/2015 04:25PM

The Last Week Tonight host warns, "For all the strides transgender people have made lately, let's not get too complacent"

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Arnold Schwarzenegger: Too Many Politicians 'Don't Have the Balls' to Fight for Gay Marriage

Arnold Schwarzenegger: Supreme Court's Gay Marriage Ruling Was 'the Right Decision'

Originally posted 06/27/2015 12:05PM

Arnold Schwarzenegger, action star and former California governor, said in a press conference that the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide was "the right decision" – and he rebuffed those politicians "not having the balls" to lead.

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Two Arrested After Scaling Flagpole to Remove Confederate Flag From South Carolina Capitol

Originally posted 06/27/2015 11:45AM

Two activists face criminal charges after officials say they removed the Confederate flag from the statehouse grounds in Columbia, South Carolina, on Saturday morning, PEOPLE has confirmed.

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Transgender Former Navy SEAL Running for Congress Says Caitlyn Jenner 'in Her Underwear' Is Not Helping the Cause

Transgender Former Navy SEAL Running for Congress Says Caitlyn Jenner 'in Her Underwear' Is Not Helping the Cause

Originally posted 06/25/2015 12:00PM

Kristin Beck knows the power of symbols.

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Meryl Streep Petitions Congress to Revive Equal Rights Amendment

Meryl Streep Petitions Congress to Revive Equal Rights Amendment

Originally posted 06/24/2015 10:25AM

Meryl Streep is harnessing her Hollywood power to push for change across the United States.

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Filed Under: Politics, Meryl Streep
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Donald Trump Says He Wants Oprah for His Running Mate as Late-Night Hosts React to the Billionaire's Presidential Announcement

Donald Trump Says He Wants Oprah for His Running Mate as Late-Night Hosts React to the Billionaire's Presidential Announcement

Originally posted 06/17/2015 01:25PM

Donald Trump has his eye on the White House – and he knows who he wants by his side if he gets there.

The real estate mogul and reality TV star said he would like Oprah Winfrey to jump on his 2016 ticket.

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PHOTO: Kerry Washington as Anita Hill in HBO's Confirmation

Kerry Washington Channels Anita Hill for HBO's Confirmation (PHOTO)

Originally posted 06/16/2015 01:40PM

If you thought Scandal star Kerry Washington had time to play only one of the Beltway's most influential women, think again.

On Wednesday, HBO revealed the first image of Washington in character as Anita Hill for the upcoming movie TV movie Confirmation.

Erin Brockovich scribe Susannah Grant wrote the historical drama, which stars Washington, 38, as the woman who in 1991 accused Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment.

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Second Lady Jill Biden Christens USS Gabrielle Giffords in First Public Appearance Since Beau's Funeral

Second Lady Jill Biden Christens USS Gabrielle Giffords in First Public Appearance Since Beau's Funeral

Originally posted 06/14/2015 12:00PM

In her first public appearance since laying oldest son Beau to rest, Second Lady Jill Biden spoke movingly about the valor of military service at the Saturday christening of the USS Gabrielle Giffords.

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Spokane NAACP Postpones Rachel Dolezal's First Public Appearance Since Race Scandal Broke

Spokane NAACP Postpones Rachel Dolezal's First Public Appearance Since Race Scandal Broke

Originally posted 06/14/2015 10:30AM

Embattled local NAACP leader Rachel Dolezal announced on Saturday that she was going to address the ongoing controversy over her ethnicity in a public statement Monday night, according to the Associated Press.

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