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Ted Olson To TPM: 'Energized' By SCOTUS Gay Marriage Oral Arguments

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"We're very energized by the fact that they asked good questions and they're engaged and they read their briefs."

Before he could answer specific questions about his interactions with the justices, his entourage hurried him into a waiting vehicle.

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