This is a file photo of Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives John Boehner of Ohio.
Photo by Associated Press /Chattanooga Times Free Press .
published Tuesday, September 3rd, 2013
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WASHINGTON — The Senate pushed a major anti-bias gay rights bill past a first, big hurdle Monday, a clear sign of Americans' greater acceptance of homosexuality nearly two decades after the law prohibiting federal recognition of same-sex marriage.