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Obama same-sex marriage announcement: Politicians react on Twitter, Facebook

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Many Democrats used social media to cheer President Obama’s decision to support same-sex marriage, while Republicans opponents have used their Twitter and Facebook accounts to denounce the move.

We rounded up reactions from both sides here:

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