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Karl Rove: GOP's 2016 candidate "could" back gay marriage

"I could" imagine the Republican candidate supporting same-sex marriage, Rove said


Jillian Rayfield
March 24, 2013 9:46PM (UTC)

During a discussion on ABC News' "This Week" of the Supreme Court's upcoming decision on Proposition 8 and DOMA, Karl Rove said that he could envision the 2016 Republican presidential candidate backing gay marriage.

“Can you imagine the next presidential campaign a Republican candidate saying flat out ‘I am for gay marriage,’” host George Stephanopoulos asked Rove.

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"I could," he replied.

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Jillian Rayfield is an Assistant News Editor for Salon, focusing on politics. Follow her on Twitter at @jillrayfield or email her at jrayfield@salon.com.

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