Washington Gay Marriage

February 2, 2012 - 12:45 AM
Sen. Ed Murray, D-Seattle, left, and his partner Michael Shiosaka smile as they answer a question about how they met decades earlier during a news conference Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012, in Olympia, Wash. The state Senate is set to vote Wednesday night on a proposal to legalize same-sex marriage in Washington state. If passed by the Senate, the measure moves to the House, which has enough votes to pass the bill. Democratic Gov. Chris Gregoire supports the measure and said she will sign it into law. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)