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Former Massachusetts Gov. and GOP 2012 nominee Mitt Romney will host New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who is running for president, and Christie's wife Mary Pat, for a sleepover Friday.

The Washington Post reported that the Christies will stay at Romney's Wolfeboro, N.H. compound on Lake Winnipesaukee Friday night after they share a casual dinner. Christie aides confirmed the plans to the New York Times.

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A Kentucky clerk who stopped issuing marriage licenses to all couples – gay or straight – after the Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage now faces a class-action lawsuit filed by the ACLU-Kentucky Thursday.

The challengers in the suit – two gay couples and two straight couples – say Rowan County Clerk Kimberly Davis violated their due process rights under the Fourteenth Amendment and ask that Davis be compelled to begin issuing the licenses again, in addition to seeking compensatory and punitive damages.

They also brought the complaint on behalf of the individuals who are otherwise qualified to be married in Rowan county, but can no longer do so because of Davis' refusal to grant licenses.

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