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File-This Nov. 1, 2011 file photo shows Sen. Steve Gallardo, D-Phoenix, holds a news conference at the Arizona Capitol, in Phoenix. Gallardo a veteran Arizona legislator who is running for the open U.S. House seat being vacated by the retirement of Rep. Ed Pastor told reporters Wednesday, March 5, 2014 that he is gay.  Gallardo said he felt the need to come out publicly partly because of the recent battle against a bill approved by the Arizona Legislature that would have allowed businesses to refuse service to gays based on religious beliefs. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin,File)