Mary Bonauto, the lawyer for the couples who challenged the Defense of Marriage Act, addresses the media after a hearing at the U.S. Court of Appeals on April 4 in Boston. John Tlumacki/AP hide caption

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President Barack Obama gestures toward former President George W. Bush, former first lady Laura Bush and first lady Michelle Obama, at the White House in Washington, Thursday, during a ceremony where the Bushs' portraits were unveiled. Charles Dharapak/AP hide caption

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