Mary Anne Ostrom

Political Reporter, San Jose Mercury-News

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Last May, the State Supreme Court declared that  same-sex marriage was legal  in California.

Supreme Court Hears Debate on Prop 8

Last May, the State Supreme Court declared that same-sex marriage was legal in California.

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The  Olympic Torch  has been greeted with protests during almost every leg of the relay on the road to Beijing. In Paris yesterday, it was extinguished four times.

Preparing for the Olympic Torch Relay in San Francisco

The Olympic Torch has been greeted with protests during almost every leg of the relay on the road to Beijing. In Paris yesterday, it was extinguished four times.

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CNN hyped  last night's Democratic presidential debate  at The Citadel in South Carolina as "revolutionary" because real people got to ask questions on video.

Will YouTube and Web 2.0 Change American Politics?

CNN hyped last night's Democratic presidential debate at The Citadel in South Carolina as "revolutionary" because real people got to ask questions on video.

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