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Washington Post: How gay marriage plays in Senate races

by Lisa Mathias

The Winston Grou’s David Winston comments in a story released today that looks at how Obama’s support of gay marriage will possibly affect voters in crucial swing states. Winston states that the issue is a distraction from what is really concerning the country right now: the economy.

David Winston, a Republican pollster who advises GOP congressional leaders, suggested that the same dynamic is at play down the ballot.

“Any day that Democrats don’t have the issue be jobs and the economy is a day they’re doing better,” he said. “That’s probably a good day for all Democratic candidates.”

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