House Speaker John Boehner speaks Thursday at his weekly news conference on Capitol Hill. Boehner spoke on a number of topics but would not comment on gay marriage when asked. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) at the Capitol last week. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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President Obama on Labor Day in Detroit. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images hide caption

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