The moves could get approval of the measure before the House while the Democrats still hold the majority.
The vote could be a factor in votes that neither party wants to face right now.
In a strong, public rebuke of the hard-core right-wing turn by the Supreme Court, the vote shows a willingness to protect gays and civil rights
With a desire to block planned action to roll back approval of marriages of gays and other right-wing actions by the Court, the approval is expected to pass in the House but faces a hard road in the Senate
A Republican Senate candidate in Kentucky said that same-sex marriage could lead to a parent claiming marriage to his or her child to gain tax
Opponents of same-sex marriage are scrambling to find effective responses, in Congress and state legislatures, to a rash of court rulings that would force some
A federal judge ruled Thursday that Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional, making it the first state in the South to have its voter-approved
A federal appeals court on Sunday declined to stop officials in Utah from issuing marriage licenses to same-sex couples following a judge’s ruling last week