1. EQUALITY

    Duncan Supports Gay Marriage

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    One day after Vice President Joe Biden expressed his support for gay marriage, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan said he too believes couples of the same sex should be allowed to wed. In an appearance on Morning Joe Monday, Mark Halperin asked Duncan, “Do you believe that same-sex men and women should be able to get legally married in the United States?” Duncan replied, “Yes, I do.” The secretary said that he had not been asked before what his stance on the issue was. After Biden said yesterday that he was “comfortable” with gay marriage, the White House was quick to say that he was speaking for himself and not signaling an administration policy change.

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