Just 4 Senate Democrats Don't Support Marriage Equality

The marriage equality bandwagon is filling up fast with Senate Democrats (and even two Republicans). But a few holdouts remain.

BY Lucas Grindley

April 06 2013 11:00 AM ET

Sen. Joe Manchin, West Virginia
Manchin is best remembered as the senator who shot a gun in a campaign ad to show voters how different he is from your typical Democrat. `And he made clear this week that no matter what everyone else does, he's not changing his mind on marriage equality. "I believe that a marriage is a union between one man and one woman," Manchin said in a statement to Talking Points Memo on Tuesday. "My beliefs are guided by my faith, and I support the Defense of Marriage Act." Manchin has a full term ahead of him, having just been reelected in 2012.

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