Illinois gay marriage vote could come Tuesday

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February 25, 2013 10:00:00 PM PST
A same-sex marriage bill could come to a vote in an Illinois House committee today.

The Senate approved the measure earlier this month with a Democratic majority and one Republican vote.

A House committee is expected to pass and advance the bill, which could be approved within two weeks.

President Barack Obama has urged Illinois lawmakers to pass it. Governor Pat Quinn says he will sign the bill.