Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid talks same-sex marriage, DREAM Act on “Al Punto” (Video)
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) affirmed that he still believes marriage should be between a man and a woman, after Obama this week became the first sitting U.S. president to back same-sex marriage. But his personal views won’t get in the way of politics on this lightning-rod, election year issue.
“I think that I’m not going to stand in the way of people because it has no impact upon me or my family,” he said during an exclusive interview on Univision’s Al Punto.
Reid added that he thinks the announcement won’t have much of an impact on voter support for Obama or the presumptive Republican nominee, Mitt Romney.
“I think that’s not going to be a factor. I think that the number one issue in this country today is the economy, and I think that’s what people are going to be focused on,” he said.”
Reid also addressed a pared-down version of the DREAM Act being drafted by Republican Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.)
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