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Sahil Kapur

Sahil Kapur is TPM's senior congressional reporter and Supreme Court correspondent. His articles have been published in the Huffington Post, The Guardian and The New Republic. Email him at sahil@talkingpointsmemo.com and follow him on Twitter at @sahilkapur.

Articles by Sahil

On Wednesday afternoon, Justice Anthony Kennedy revised his order from hours earlier so as to declare that same-sex marriages can move forward in Nevada — but not in Idaho, at least for now.

The Supreme Court justice's original order put on hold a ruling on Tuesday by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, which consolidated cases from Nevada and Idaho and struck down both states' gay marriage bans.

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A judge in South Carolina began to accept marriage applications from same-sex couples in Charleston County at 8:30 a.m. on Wednesday, sparking some confusion because the state's ban on gay marriage remains in effect.

Armeeda Collins, clerk for Charleston County Probate Judge Irvin G. Condon, told TPM that there's a mandatory 24-hour waiting period upon application for receiving a marriage license. But she said the court will move forward and grant licenses unless the Supreme Court steps in.

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