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In this photo released by The White House, President Barack Obama participates in an interview with Robin Roberts of ABC's Good Morning America, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/The White House, Pete Souza)
In this photo released by The White House, President Barack Obama participates in an interview with Robin Roberts of ABC's Good Morning America, in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Wednesday, May 9, 2012, in Washington. (AP Photo/The White House, Pete Souza)

"It is important for me to go ahead and affirm that I think same sex couples should be able to get married," said President Obama on Wednesday.

The President's repositioning on this issue comes just as he gears up for reelection in the fall. Was this moved timed to solidify his support in blue states, or to mobilize supporters in swing states, like New Hampshire?

Guests:

  • Andy Smith, director of the University of New Hampshire Survey Center

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This segment aired on May 10, 2012.

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