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President Obama’s Support for Gay Marriage Brings New Donors (VIDEO)

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President Barack Obama delivers the 2012 State of the Union address. Photo: wiki commons.

LA Times – President Obama’s decision to embrace gay marriage may add a political complication to his reelection bid, but it is also unleashing a wave of new financial support from gay and lesbian donors that were already major supporters of his candidacy.

“Today has focused attention and enthusiasm in an almost cathartic way,” said Andrew Tobias, treasurer of the Democratic National Committee and a top bundler for Obama. “Within  minutes, people were calling with their credit cards. They’re thrilled.”

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