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Bloomberg Endorses Obama Citing Support for Marriage Equality

in UNITED STATES, 04/11/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg endorsed Barack Obama for president on Thursday, citing Obama's support for marriage equality as influencing his endorsement.

In a piece published by the financial news website Bloomberg.com, which is owned by Bloomberg, the mayor focuses heavily on climate change. He cites the recent devastation inflicted on New York by Hurricane Sandy and Obama's leadership combating climate change.

"We need leadership from the White House -- and over the past four years, President Barack Obama has taken major steps to reduce our carbon consumption, including setting higher fuel-efficiency standards for cars and trucks," Bloomberg writes.

Bloomberg also notes Obama's historic support for marriage equality as well as his support for a woman's right to choose.

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