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Former GOP lawmaker, Iraq war veteran featured in Minn. gay marriage ads

Tuesday, April 30, 2013
John Kriesel
Building off the growing momentum across Minnesota to extend the freedom to marry to same-sex couples in 2013, Minnesotans United on Tuesday announced the release of a new broadcast television ad featuring former Minnesota State Representative, Republican, and Iraq War veteran John Kriesel. [...]

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With R.I. a done deal, focus shifts to gay marriage bills in six other states

Monday, April 29, 2013
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With Rhode Island poised to become the 10th state to legalize same-sex marriage following a key vote in the state’s General Assembly scheduled for Thursday, supporters of marriage equality are shifting their focus to other states. [...]

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Conservative lobbying group pushes Republicans to back same-sex marriage

Saturday, April 27, 2013
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A national group of prominent GOP donors that supports same-sex marriage is pouring new money into lobbying efforts to get Republican lawmakers to vote to make it legal. [...]

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Minn. gubernatorial hopeful says he’ll support civil unions, not gay marriage

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Scott Honour
ST. PAUL, Minn. — An Orono, Minn., businessman angling to be the next governor of Minnesota, says he supports civil unions for gay couples but wouldn't back same-sex marriage if faced with a bill legalizing it. [...]

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Ex-Pawlenty aide urges GOP to back gay marriage or risk alienating young voters

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Brian McClung
ST. PAUL, Minn. — A former top aide to Republican Gov. Tim Pawlenty on Wednesday publicly urged Minnesota GOP legislators to back legalized same-sex marriage or risk alienating young voters. [...]

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DFL swing vote on Minn. same-sex marriage says he’ll support bill

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Kent Eken
ST. PAUL, Minn. -- A Minnesota state senator seen as a crucial swing vote on a proposed same-sex marriage bill said Monday he'll vote in favor of the measure. [...]

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NFL’s Chris Kluwe to serve as Grand Marshall at Twin Cities Pride

Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Chris Kluwe
MINNEAPOLIS -- Minnesota Vikings punter Chris Kluwe will be Grand Marshall for the 2013 Twin Cities Pride Parade this summer, organizers have announced. [...]

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Hundreds of marriage equality supporters swarm Minn. state capitol

Thursday, April 18, 2013
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Hundreds of gay marriage supporters swarmed the Minnesota state capitol on Thursday in hopes of winning over reluctant lawmakers for a lobby day sponsored by groups funding the gay marriage push. [...]

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Minn. gay marriage opponents take their case to rural communities

Friday, April 12, 2013
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HINCKLEY, Minn. -- The chief political group opposed to legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota is taking its case on the road with a series of rallies across the state. [...]

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Group of Minn. House Democrats key to passage of same-sex marriage bill

Sunday, April 7, 2013
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ST. PAUL, Minn. -- When it comes to legalizing same-sex marriage in Minnesota, supporters have the appearance of momentum: voters rejected a constitutional ban last fall, public opinion shows growing approval and each day seems to bring another national politician flocking to their cause. [...]

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