(Elaine Thompson, AP)
January 4, 2012
Rep. Ed Murray, D-Seattle, and Rep. Jamie Pedersen, D-Seattle, applaud as Gov. Chris Gregoire speaks at a news conference where she said that she wants Washington to become the seventh state in the nation to make gay marriage legal, Wednesday in Olympia. Gregoire said she'll introduce legislation that, if passed, would allow same-sex marriage in Washington state.