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Did Obama lie about opposing gay marriage?

President Barack Obama is disputing a longtime aide’s view that Obama feigned opposition to gay marriage, compromising his true beliefs out of concern it could hurt him with voters. Former Obama strategist David Axelrod writes in a new book that Obama modified his public position to say he supported civil unions but not gay marriage. Axelrod says that was because his political advisers told him supporting gay marriages could hurt him politically. But Obama told BuzzFeed News in an interview posted late Tuesday night that Axelrod is “mixing up my personal feelings with my position on the issue.” Axelrod wrote
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