With Campaigns Looming, GOP Splits on Same-Sex Marriage Benefits

The party’s White House contenders all oppose granting benefits, while many senators up for reelection vote in favor.

Republican Sens. Rob Portman, left, and Marco Rubio, right, both potential vice presidential picks, suggested on Thursday, June 14, to a conservative gathering that President Obama and Democrats don't understand the nature of the United States on an economic or a religious level.
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