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03 June 2008

Why Marriage Won't Play as Campaign Issue in 2008

Changing public opinion on gay issues -- along with major concerns over economic problems and the Iraq war -- means marriage is unlikely to resonate as a negative issue with voters this November, according to columnist Albert R. Hunt, executive editor for Washington at Bloomberg News. "The gay-marriage issue, seized on by President George W. Bush's former political guru, Karl Rove, may have been moderately helpful to Republicans in 2004; it won't distract voters from other concerns -- like the economy, health care and the war in Iraq -- in 2008," Hunt writes.
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