Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Sen. Ed Murray, left front, smiles on the Senate floor while his longtime partner, Michael Shiosaki, left, Rep. Jamie Pedersen and Gov. Chris Gregoire look on as the Senate votes to pass the same-sex marriage bill on Wednesday night. Murray said that he and Shiosaki plan to marry if the bill becomes law. The House may vote next week, and Gregoire has said she would sign the bill.
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