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Obama Interview / Same-Sex Marriage / Hispanics #1021910

CBS Evening News for Wednesday, May 09, 2012
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(Studio: Scott Pelley) President Obama's changed view on same-sex marriage with his endorsement of it introduced. [In ABC News interview, OBAMA - says same-sex couples should be able to get married.]

(White House: Norah O'Donnell) Obama's announcement on gay and lesbian marriage after a statement from Vice President Joe Biden examined; Gallup Poll findings on increasing public support for gay marriage cited. [OBAMA - comments on gay marriage; states the difference does not make sense to his daughters.] [December 22, 2010, OBAMA - says his position evolves.] [On Monday, White House press secretary Jay CARNEY†- comments on the president's position.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) The response from Mitt Romney noted. [ROMNEY - says marriage is between a man and a woman and it is a tender topic.] Map of states making same-sex marriage illegal and those making it legal shown.

(Los Angeles: Bill Whitaker) How this could be a difficult issue for Obama with Hispanic voters and in swing states examined. [Hispanic church technician Robert PICO‡, church secretary Ludi MEREDA‡- oppose Obama's position.]

(Studio: Scott Pelley) Report introduced.

(New York: Elaine Quijano) The political impact of the same-sex issue on New York City Jewish Democrat David Weprin††, who lost his seat, examined. [WEPRIN††- says it should have been a side issue and he made his stand on civil rights, not on political grounds.]

Pelley, Scott;
O'Donnell, Norah;
Whitaker, Bill;
Quijano, Elaine

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