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New Jersey Senate President Says Opposing Same-Sex Marriage Was ‘Biggest Mistake’ Of His Career

By Zaid Jilani on June 21, 2011 at 2:05 pm

"New Jersey Senate President Says Opposing Same-Sex Marriage Was ‘Biggest Mistake’ Of His Career"

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In a stunning turnaround, New Jersey state Senate President Stephen Sweeney (D) said his vote last year against marriage equality was the “biggest mistake” of his political career. “I made a decision purely based on political calculation to not vote for marriage equality,” he told a local paper. “I failed in my responsibility as majority leader to actually lead. I was wrong.”

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