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There's now more evidence that Virginia could be a key battleground in the presidential race, and that the race could be a close one.
NAACP President Benjamin Jealous said Monday he hopes the group's resolution supporting same-sex marriage will encourage blacks to support marriage equality as a civil right if the question is put to voters on the ballot in Maryland or other states.
President Barack Obama's support for gay marriage adds a new layer of complexity for voters, especially independents, in battleground states that will decide the race for the White House.
President Barack Obama's newly announced support for same-sex marriages adds an emotional new element with an uncertain effect into his re-election bid in Virginia, a battleground state he won in 2008 but where voters have consistently opposed it.
President Barack Obama declared his support for gay marriage on Wednesday in a historic announcement.
Opponents of same sex marriage in Maryland say the vote in North Carolina underscores their position, that marriage should be restricted to heterosexual couples.
President Barack Obama faced mounting pressure Wednesday to express support for same-sex marriage after a setback for gay-rights in North Carolina.
Maryland's same-sex marriage debate may end up being decided in the voting booth, but Gov. Martin O'Malley told a conference on Catholicism and homosexuality Friday that he believes voters will come down on the side of human dignity.
Friday marks two years since a new law enabled gay couples to begin marrying in the District of Columbia.
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