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Wait A Sec. If Obama Didn’t Endorse Marriage Equality Back In 1996, Who Did?

In 1996 then State Senatorial candidate Barack Obama signed a Windy City Times questionnaire that proclaimed, “I favor legalizing same-sex marriages, and would fight efforts to prohibit such marriages.”

But today at Netroots Netroots Nation, White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer said, “If you actually go back and look, that questionnaire was actually filled out by someone else, not the President.”

When pressed on whether the questionnaire was faked, Pfeiffer dodged and said that the president’s position on marriage equality continues to evolve.

Could this be a White House attempt to distance Obama from his prior stance on marriage in order to seeming more moderate.