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County Clerk Gets an Early Start on Gay Weddings

A clerk in Yolo County, Ca., didn't want to wait until Tuesday morning to conduct gay marriage ceremonies. So the straight Christian clerk started them at 5:01 p.m. Monday — the earliest possible time she could. She married 11 couples.

Tamara Keith reports for member station KQED.

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Tamara Keith has been a White House correspondent for NPR since 2014 and co-hosts the NPR Politics Podcast, the top political news podcast in America. Keith has chronicled the Trump administration from day one, putting this unorthodox presidency in context for NPR listeners, from early morning tweets to executive orders and investigations. She covered the final two years of the Obama presidency, and during the 2016 presidential campaign she was assigned to cover Hillary Clinton. In 2018, Keith was elected to serve on the board of the White House Correspondents' Association.