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The CNN Wire has a package of stories related to the same sex marriage debate. The following pieces will be available throughout the evening.

POL-Obama-Same-Sex-Marriage (WILL UPDATE)

(CNN) — President Barack Obama said Wednesday he supports same-sex marriage, raising the political stakes on an issue in which Americans are evenly split. The announcement, long sought by supporters of same-sex marriage, puts Obama squarely at odds with presumptive Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney. “At a certain point I’ve just concluded that for me personally it is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to get married,” Obama said in an interview with ABC News.

POL-Obama-Same-Sex-Reactions (WILL UPDATE)

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