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Catherine Thompson

Catherine Thompson is a news writer for Talking Points Memo. Before joining TPM, she worked as a research assistant to investigative reporter Wayne Barrett and interned at The L Magazine. At New York University she served as the deputy managing editor of NYU's student newspaper, The Washington Square News. She can be reached at catherine@talkingpointsmemo.com.

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Secretary of State John Kerry on Wednesday said the United States was beginning to act like a "poor nation" while decrying spending cuts he said are contributing to bringing the country into a "new isolationism."

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A federal judge in San Antonio declared Texas' ban on gay marriage unconstitutional Wednesday.

But U.S. District Judge Orlando Garcia issued a stay along with the ruling, so the ban remains in place for the time being. Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott (R), who is running for governor against state Sen. Wendy Davis (D), is expected to appeal the decision.

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