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  Dan Winslow pushes FEC on gay couples' cash
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News DateTuesday, April 9, 2013 04:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionA Republican Massachusetts Senate candidate is taking the fight for gay marriage to a new frontier – the Federal Election Commission.

Dan Winslow, a state representative casting himself as the moderate choice in the April 30 GOP primary for John Kerry’s Senate seat, on Friday filed a request with the regulatory agency asking it to treat married gay couples’ contributions the same way it treats those from married straight couples.

Doing so would essentially disregard the federal Defense of Marriage Act, which defines marriage as between a man and a woman for the purposes of federal law – and is being challenged in a pending Supreme Court case.
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