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GOVERNMENT The Wisconsin Department of Justice named Sopen Shah deputy solicitor general.
The solicitor general's office filed a brief with the U.S. Supreme Court supporting the leagues.
Donald Verrilli, who served as solicitor general from 2011 to 2016, said the Obama administration either wouldn't have weighed in on the case at all or would have supported the couple.
The solicitor general is the top legal advocate for the government, arguing cases before the Supreme Court.
Ted Cruz went from solicitor general of Texas to senator.
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: a law officer who assists an attorney general and is just below the attorney general in rank
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