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Us to the job.
Not exactly feeling the presidential loved.
I don't think the the matter of marriage is really a fund rising matter either for the president is certainly is not for me.
I don't know what are our figures look like we just had a fund -- here in Omaha Nebraska it was very successful.
Have another one scheduled for Kansas City this afternoon that'll be successful and well I'm told.
But I hope the issue has tender and sensitive as the marriage issue is is not a source of fund -- firm for either of us.
Well it's obviously galvanize the president's base and a lot of you know gay Americans who like to president -- -- bitter that he hasn't been more strongly supportive of gay marriage have now really.
It was thrown in -- support wallet -- are you worried that's gonna come to your disadvantage and.
-- -- I I don't know there's a calculation about it which positions are gonna help and which positions are gonna hurt politically.
I think you have positions you describe what they are.
Hopefully people are focusing on the major issues of the -- which relate to our economy getting people back to work.
Dealing with Syria hopefully getting Syria that pry apart from its a relationship with a -- and get rid of outside.
I keeping Iran from becoming nuclear -- these are the issues I hear about day in and day out that's the sense that we're spending and borrowing too much money.
But I know for many people the issue of marriage is gonna be a defining issue and then they'll make the decision that basis that's their right.
But you don't change your positions to to try to win that the states or or certain subgroups of Americans do you have the positions -- have and as you know.
For a long time I think -- the beginning of my political career I've made it very clear that I believe marriage should be a relationship between a man and a woman.
And I -- other people that differing views but that's my view.
President and an attack -- that's already out now governor.
Maybe in response to -- a quick follow up from this decision yesterday.
But you've been all over the map on this assume that.
-- you are against civil.
Unions you said this is a state issue hard and you said that may -- it's the federal government that -- -- -- to a constitutional amendment.
Protecting marriage between a man and a woman.
But what is your your firm position.
Well thank you Bernie -- there would make it very clear which is that my preference would be to have a national standard.
-- define marriage as a relationship between a man and a woman.
That would then allow states to determine what rights would be provided for people of the same gender -- wanted to have a relationship.
There could be domestic partnership benefits for instance where one state might decide to provide hospital visitation rights.
Another state might decide to provide that as well as benefits of other kinds.
States could have their own decisions with regards to the domestic partnership rights.
But my preference would be to have a national standard for marriage.
And that marriage redefined as big being between a man and a woman.
I'm another daughter that was -- its timing might have been just coincidental but there's.
Front page story in today's Washington Post going back some fifty years almost.
Two when you were in prep school and a certain hazing incident which suit against -- suspected homosexuals student.
And that you led that hazing incident.
I guess the -- -- dyed his hair blonde.
You when somebody's satellite did this forcibly turned -- a table cutters -- And you've heard the story you know the story it's out there.
Any any comment on -- Well first of all I had no idea what that individual's sexual orientation might be.
Going back to the 1960s that wasn't something that we all discussed or considered.
So that's that's simply just not accurate high I don't recall the incident myself but I've I've seen the reports and not gonna argue with that there's no question but that.
I did some stupid things that I was at high school.
And obviously if I heard today -- by virtue of that I I would be very start port and apologize for a.
Bob that you heard from many of declares I know -- the then -- teenager in question does -- since passed away I think he died 2004 but you.
You have you heard from any of the ones who might have participated and that's what you.
No I haven't compared -- I guess what.
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