11 Politicians Who Changed Their Minds On Gay Marriage

President Obama endorsed same-sex marriage today in an interview with ABC News. Here are 11 other politicians who famously changed their minds on the issue of same-sex marriage.

1. Vice President Dick Cheney

2. California Governor Jerry Brown

3. San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders

4. Washington Governor Christine Gregoire

5. California Govenor Arnold Schwarzenegger

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6. President Bill Clinton

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7. Vice President Al Gore

8. President Jimmy Carter


9. Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley

10. Iowa Senator Tom Harkin

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11. New Hampshire Governor John Lynch


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Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
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