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If you're wondering why San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom endorsed Hillary Clinton over Barack Obama, the SF Chronicle reports that it's because Obama snubbed the mayor, refusing to pose for a picture with him back when Newsom was taking heat for allowing gays to marry at City Hall.
Obama's people deny it, but former Mayor Willie Brown tells the paper, "Why would I make it up?"
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