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Vice President Joe Biden has endorsed same-sex marriage, becoming the highest ranking American official to back marriage for gay and lesbian people. His comments signify a split within the Obama administration and may pave the way for President Obama — who says he supports civil unions and is still evolving on the matter — to also embrace equality. Biden made his remarks during an appearance on Meet the Press, telling host David Gregory that he is “ absolutely comfortable with…men marrying men, women marrying women.”
North Carolina polls are open for early voting in the primary election, and the rights of unmarried couples are being put to a public referendum.
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"I favor legalizing same-sex marriages," Barack Obama told a gay newspaper while seeking his first term as an Illinois state senator in 1996, "and would fight efforts to prohibit such marriages."
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