President Obama was in Chicago on Wednesday for a fundraiser, where he spoke of his support for the Illinois marriage bill, The Sun-Times reports. The bill is currently waiting to be heard in the Illinois House before moving on to the governor's desk.

“I wrestled with this for a long time, and I’m absolutely convinced it’s the right thing to do, and we have to make sure that wherever we go that the essence of America is that everyone is treated equally under the law, without exception,” he said.

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