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When the Supreme Court struck down the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) on June 26, it expanded Social Security’s spousal benefits to same-sex couples in the 13 states that allow them to marry, plus Washington, D.C. The states are California, Connecticut, Delaware, Iowa, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, Minnesota, New York, Rhode Island, Vermont and Washington.


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