"WCT: Let's move on to another piece of legislation: DOMA [ the Defense of Marriage Act ] —was signed in 1996. Do you feel that it should be repealed?

"Rahm Emanuel: Yes. Always have. You can go back to my questionnaire when I ran for Congress that was in your own paper.

"WCT: So, back in '96 do you think that Clinton should not have signed it?

"Rahm Emanuel: Look: I'm loyal to President Clinton. I'm loyal to President Obama. What my advice was... I don't need to get into what I personally advised them or what my own sympathies were.

"I believe that legislation should be repealed. I believe that gays and lesbians should be allowed to get married. That's why I thought the civil unions [ are ] the right thing to do, but it's only the first step toward an ultimate goal." [Link]