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Arne Duncan: I Support Gay Marriage

He's the second Obama secretary to say so, not counting Biden
By Kevin Spak,  Newser Staff
Posted May 7, 2012 9:02 AM CDT

(Newser) – Joe Biden's not the only one in the Obama administration comfortable with same-sex marriage. On Morning Joe today, Mark Halperin asked Education Secretary Arne Duncan if he supported same-sex marriage, and Duncan didn't equivocate at all. "Yes, I do," he replied. Asked if he'd ever said that publicly before, he said, "I don't think I've ever been asked publicly."

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Duncan is the second Cabinet member to declare his support, the Huffington Post observes; Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan said last November that he "absolutely" backs it. (Read more Arne Duncan stories.)

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