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    Obama Seeks Money After Announcement

    U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at the Families USA Health Action Conference in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Friday, Jan. 28, 2011. Obama said affordable health care is an integral part of the American dream and that he's willing to make changes to the landmark law passed last year aimed at improving the U.S. system. Photographer: Brendan Hoffman/Bloomberg via Getty Images *** Local Caption *** Barack Obama

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    Not long after President Obama told ABC News on that he supports gay marriage Wednesday, his campaign team sent out an email explaining his decision and asking boosters to donate to his re-election effort. "Today, I was asked a direct question and gave a direct answer: I believe that same-sex couples should be allowed to marry," the email said. It then went on to say, "More than 1.9 million people like you power this campaign. If you can, please donate today."

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