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Capitol Chatter: Gay marriage set for Tuesday debates

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ST. PAUL -- Gay advocates have lobbied for allow same-sex marriages for years, but they made little progress.

That appears ready to change Tuesday when House and Senate committees will hear bills overturning a state law outlawing gay marriage. With heavy liberal Democratic membership on the two committees, the concept has the best chance to pass ever.


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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.