We worship an awesome God in the Blue States, and we don't like federal agents poking around our libraries in the Red States. We coach Little League in the Blue States and have gay friends in the Red States.
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I think that given how closely divided the court is and given the magnitude of some of the decisions that will probably be coming down during the course of his tenure on the court that I will be flying blind a little bit. There's no way to tell how his judgments will come down on some of these critical issues.
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I opposed the Defense of Marriage Act in 1996. It should be repealed and I will vote for its repeal on the Senate floor. I will also oppose any proposal to amend the U.S. Constitution to ban gays and lesbians from marrying.
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For myself, therefore, I desire to declare that the principle that will govern me in the high duty to which my country calls me is a strict adherence to the letter and spirit of the Constitution as it was designed by those who framed it.
Martin Van Buren
Women and men in the crowd meet and mingle, Yet with itself every soul standeth single.
No one has ever learned fully to know themselves.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe