Hillary Clinton announces support for gay marriage

Hillary Clinton announces support for gay marriage

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks during a press conference at the US consulate in Vladivostok on September 9, 2012 after taking part in the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. Clinton on September urged US allies South Korea and Japan to "lower the temperature" in a simmering territorial row. AFP PHOTO/POOL/Jim WATSON (Photo credit should read JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

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Posted on March 18, 2013 at 9:57 AM

Updated Monday, Mar 18 at 11:35 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is announcing her support for gay marriage.
 
In an online video released Monday, Clinton says gays and lesbians deserve "the rights of citizenship." She says "that includes marriage."
 
Clinton's announcement puts her in line with other potential Democratic presidential candidates for the 2016 election, including Vice President Joe Biden and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Republican Sen. Rob Portman of Ohio also announced his support for gay marriage Friday.

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