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Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin Now Loves Himself Some Gay Marriage

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“Well, you know, we all grow as we get older and we learn things and we become more sensitive to people and people’s lives and the more I’ve looked at that [gay marriage], I’ve grown to think differently about how we should live. I guess I’ve got to the point of live and let live,” says Iowa Sen. Tom Harkin, who in 1996 voted for the Defense of Marriage Act. Now is this change a flip-flop, or an evolution? [AP]