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The Emotional Speech From The Only Republican In Congress Who Opposed DOMA

Steve Gunderson, a Republican Congressman was famously outed by another Republican member of Congress in a personal attack. “Why must we attack one element of our society for some cheap political gain? Why must we pursue the politics of division, of fear, and of hate,” Gunderson said in an impassioned speech against DOMA in 1996.

Andrew Kaczynski is a political reporter for BuzzFeed News and is based in New York.
Contact Andrew Kaczynski at andrew.kaczynski@buzzfeed.com
 
 
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