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White House Sends Mixed Signals to Gay Community

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White House Sends Mixed Signals to Gay Community

White House Sends Mixed Signals to Gay Community

White House Sends Mixed Signals to Gay Community

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NPR's Mara Liasson reports on the conflicting signals sent by the Bush administration towards gays and lesbians. On the one hand, the President talks about family values and pushes a conservative agenda; on the other, leading Republicans and White House officials have reached out to homosexual groups. Is this a case of deft political balancing? Or is it something that ultimately will alienate both sides?