First Word: GOP softens on marriage equality

Updated
Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to President George W. Bush, leads a panel discussion.
Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Policy Advisor to President George W. Bush, leads a panel discussion.
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GOP strategist Karl Rove said Sunday he could imagine a 2016 GOP presidential candidate who was in support of marriage equality. Rove’s comments come in the wake of Sen. Rob Portman’s (R-Ohio) support of marriage equality, and in advance of two Supreme Court hearings on the issue later this week.

We’ll discuss the significance of the GOP’s softer rhetoric on marriage equality, and more at 10pm ET. Here’s a look at some of the headline shaping tonight’s rundown.

First Word: GOP softens on marriage equality

Updated