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The White House Is Hunting for Republican Support on DOMA, DADT Repeals

No new news is … good news? Press Secretary Robert Gibbs confirms the White House is looking into including same-sex couples in the 2010 Census. Also: The White House is supposedly looking to get Republicans on board with the repeal of DOMA and DADT. Let’s call it a “coalition,” because that’s what Gibbs called it! Queerty hears the offices of at least three Democratic senators are also working the “crossing the aisle” approach, though it’s unclear which GOP legislators are suspected to be likely candidates to help repeal either of these policies. The bipartisan approach says at least one, or maybe two things: That Obama is still committed to getting Republicans involved in this whole “making law” things; and that equality-supporting Democrats know they can’t count on all Dems in the Senate to hit the necessary 60-vote figure.