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Poll: Americans would be comfortable with a gay presidential candidate

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A recent poll shows that Americans are not only comfortable with a gay presidential candidate, but would prefer a gay president to an evangelical one.

Conducted in April by The Wall Street Journal and NBC News, the survey of 1,000 adults showed that 61 percent of Americans would be either enthusiastic or comfortable with a gay or lesbian presidential candidate, as opposed to 52 percent for an evangelical Christian.

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