(FOX NEWS) President Obama openly spoke of repealing the Defense of Marriage Act at a fundraiser Monday, as he defended his personal view that gay couples should have the right to marry.

While his administration has put out statements on the idea of repealing the 1996 federal law defining marriage as between a man and a woman, it’s unusual for Obama to call for its repeal.

He did so Monday as one of a list of policy goals for what he hopes will be a second term, along with passing the immigration legislation known as the Dream Act, reforming Wall Street and investing in schools.

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