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Organizers supporting gay marriage arrived early Thursday, May 9, the first of many who packed the Minnesota Capitol in anticipation of a House gay marriage debate. Forum News Service photo by Don Davis

Historic marriage vote brings emotions with it


ST. PAUL -- Anticipation. Frustration. Elation. Love. Anger. Patience. Impatience.

Today's House vote on gay marriage attracted the range of emotion as Minnesotans began arriving at the Capitol this morning. A midday start was anticipated for debate on a bill that would allow same-sex marriages in the state.

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Don Davis
Don Davis has been the Forum Communications Minnesota Capitol Bureau chief since 2001, covering state government and politics for two dozen newspapers in the state. Don also blogs at Capital Chatter on Areavoices.