(NEWSER) – You might remember Sen. Rob Portman as a top Mitt Romney surrogate and VP shortlist candidate—we deemed him "dull as dirt." Well, today he's doing something decidedly not dull: He's announcing an about-face on his longstanding opposition to gay marriage. In an interview with CNN, the Ohio conservative reveals that his 21-year-old son, Will, is gay, and that discovering that fact two years ago caused him to rethink his position.
Posted Friday, March 15th 2013 @ 9am by By Kevin Spak, Newser Staff