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What a week in politics! On Thursday the Senate passed a historic comprehensive immigration reform bill. On Wednesday the Supreme Court also made history killing the Defense of Marriage Act and paving the way for California's gay couples to marry. On Tuesday Massachusetts Democratic Rep. Ed Markey got a promotion to the U.S. Senate after 37 years in the House, beating Republican opponent Gabriel Gomez to fill Secretary of State John Kerry's old seat. And, as far as we know, NSA leaker Edward Snowden is still cooling his heels in the Moscow airport.

What will next week hold?

The Senate acted this week on the comprehensive immigration reform bill, but as lawmakers head ba