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01/28/2013

Sr. Adviser for Romney's Iowa campaign: 'The culture wars are kind of over and the Republicans largely lost'

by Jeremy Hooper

Another (*heterosexual) Republican comes out for marriage equality. This time it's a key campaign figure from a key state where marriage is currently legal but under constant threat from the state GOP:

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Dave Kochel, a veteran Iowa Republican strategist and 2012 Romney Iowa Campaign Senior Adviser, is now behind a new effort that could prove controversial with some Republican activists.
FULL (including video): The Insiders: Republicans Come Out [WHO TV]

We tried to tell you this, Mr. Kochel, back when your guy signed the National Organization For Marriage's heinous pledge of inequality and inextricably connected the campaign to the mistakes of the past. Glad to hear the turnaround—but it could all be for naught if/when another GOP primary forces another top candidate to the far-right on this and other issues.

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