Jonathan Capehart: O’Malley: Obama’s gay-marriage stance will help in Maryland
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President Obama’s affirmative declaration of support for marriage equality was a spectacular ending to the most watched “evolution” in political history. But it was also a comfort, coming the day after North Carolina voters used a ballot referendum ...

Slate Editor Does Not Buy Obama Gay Marriage 'Conversion'
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"Do You Believe Obama Actually Changed His Mind About Gay Marriage?" That was the question posed in the title of a column written by Slate editor David Plotz. And here is his succinct answer: I don’t. In sharp contrast to the misty-eyed hallelujahs ...

Thank You, President Obama
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Yes, it was a few years too late. Yes, his hand was forced by Joe Biden and Arne Duncan. Yes, his statement is just a statement—it does not change any law. And yes, we shouldn’t minimize the role of an extraordinary civil rights movement—comprising m ...

A slo-mo evolution for Obama on gay marriage
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President Barack Obama's evolution on gay marriage unfolded at a Darwinian pace, like that of the giant tortoise. For more than a year - eons in politics - he danced up to the edge of endorsing it, always stopping short, still "evolving." ...

A long, slow contemplation, then a decisive turn, behind Obama's move to endorse gay marriage
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WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama's evolution on gay marriage unfolded at a Darwinian pace, like that of the giant tortoise ...

Caro on LBJ, Obama, gay marriage
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(AP Photos) Robert Caro hasn’t gotten to writing about the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964—that’s for the fifth volume of his Lyndon Johnson biography series. But asked by Mike Allen at a POLITICO event Wednesday about the connection between ...

David Groshoff: Some Thoughts On President Obama's Politically Darwinian Evolution On Civil Marriage Rights
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What does all this boil down to legally in the short term? Not much. Little will change immediately at the federal level because of the president's statement today, but it's doubtless psychologically meaningful for many people. ...

REPORT: Obama Expected To Endorse Marriage Equality In ABC News Interview
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As President Obama prepares to sit down with ABC’s Robin Roberts this afternoon just hours after voters in North Carolina passed a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage and civil unions, political reporters are predicting that he may fin ...

Romney opposes civil unions if 'identical to marriage'
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As President Obama's tape interview with ABC News' Robin Roberts takes place today, Mitt Romney talked about his own views to KDVR, the Denver Fox affiliate, before today's event, offering up these thoughts when asked about the Colorado civil unions ...

On Gay Marriage, Will Obama Take Biden’s Lead?
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“I am absolutely comfortable with the fact that men marrying men, women marrying women, and heterosexual men and women marrying another are entitled to the same exact rights, all the civil rights, all the civil liberties,” Vice President Joe Biden to ...


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