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Indiana Republicans Oust 2 Over Gay Marriage Votes

Indiana voters ousted two Republican legislators who helped keep a gay marriage ban off the November ballot, but most incumbents prevailed Tuesday in a primary election lacking a galvanizing issue or marquee statewide race.

Republican Activists Push Party on Gay Marriage

POLITICS | By Michelle Rindels | Apr 23
As bans against gay marriage crumble and public opinion on the issue shifts rapidly, some Republicans are pushing the party to drop its opposition to same-sex unions.

Threatened With Extinction, Conservative Opinions on Marriage Begin to Evolve

POLITICS | By Steve Weinstein | Dec 28
As the American population shifts views on marriage equality, conservative forces that have fought long and hard against marriage equality, start to evolve their views on the hot button issue.

Christie’s Future Clouded by Gay Marriage

Gov. Chris Christie, the popular, outspoken Republican governor of a heavily Democratic state, is making a delicate bid to cast himself as a leader of a more inclusive Republican Party as he seeks re-election and ponders a White House run.

NJ Lawmaker Who Opposed Gay Marriage Bill, Vows to Override Christie’s Veto

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Oct 3
A Republican Assembly lawmaker from New Jersey, who opposed a measure that would legalize same-sex marriage in the state last year, now says he will override Gov. Chris Christie’s veto if the bill moves through the Assembly.

Republican Senator Murkowski Supports Gay Marriage

POLITICS | By Henry C. Jackson | Jun 19
Alaska Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she now supports gay marriage, becoming the third Senate Republican to do so.

Debate Over Social Issues Emerges Within the GOP

NATIONAL | By Steve Peoples | Jun 13
Prominent religious conservatives are pushing the GOP to embrace limits on abortion and gay rights as evangelical activists gather in Washington.

GOP Sen. Kirk Announces Support for Gay Marriage

GOP Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois said Tuesday he supports same-sex marriage, becoming the second sitting Republican senator to make such an announcement in recent weeks.

For GOP, ’In the Closet’ Is a Sexual Orientation

POLITICS | By Jason St. Amand | Apr 2
That’s one among a Republican National Committee survey’s many odd questions that’s yet another sign that the Grand Old Party is trying not to be so, well, old.

Gay Marriage: More Red-State Senators As Bill O’Reilly Concedes

NATIONAL | By Jason St. Amand | Mar 28
In the wake of what looks like a Supreme Court slam dunk, Fox News audience favorite Bill O’Reilly in his own inimitable way, joined the flood of senior politicians rushing to join the marriage-equality bandwagon.

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