Seven Obama Co-Chairs Support Adding Marriage Equality To Democratic Platform

Momentum is growing for adding marriage equality to the Democratic platform, as five more co-chairs of President Obama’s re-election campaign have endorsed the effort. Sen. Michael Bennet (D-CO), California Attorney General Kamala Harris, Reps. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL), and Charles Gonzalez (D-TX), and AFL-CIO’s Maria Elena Durazo of the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor are just the latest Obama supporters to join Freedom To Marry’s Democrats: Say I Do campaign, bringing the total number of Obama co-chairs supporting the effort to seven. They join House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Reps. Raul Grijalva (D-AZ) and Keith Ellison (D-MN), Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), former Sen. Russ Feingold (D-WI), and New York Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman.