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CNN Evening News for Friday, Mar 15, 2013
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(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Report introduced.

(Washington: Dana Bash) The change in position on gay marriage by Senator Rob Portman after his son announced he is gay presented. [On interview, PORTMAN - says his son told us he is gay so we should allow gays to marry.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) The reaction to Portman's statement reviewed. [Former presidential candidate Rick SANTORUM - comments on the issue.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper; Washington: Dana Bash) The reasons why a nervous Portman asked for an interview abut the gay marriage issue and how he is not comfortable talking about social issues like this discussed. [PORTMAN - says he has had a change of heart based on a personal experience.]

(Studio: Anderson Cooper) Leading Republicans supporting gay marriage noted. [In interview, Senator John McCAIN - says his religious beliefs keep him from backing same-sex marriage; comments on the war in Syria that has displaced millions to refugee status: we have stood by and watched it happen in Syria.]

Cooper, Anderson;
Bash, Dana

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