DENVER (AP) — James Eagen Holmes came from a well-tended San Diego enclave of two-story homes with red-tiled roofs, where neighbors recall him as a clean-cut, studious young man of sparing words.

Tall and dark-haired, he stared clear-eyed at the camera in a 2004 high school yearbook snapshot, wearing a white junior varsity soccer uniform — No. 16. The son of a nurse, Arlene, and a software company manager, Robert, James Holmes was a brilliant science scholar in college.

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Just in case there was any doubt where the matter of same sex marriage was headed – In the wake of President Barack Obama's announcement that he personally backs same sex marriage, Democrats are moving, with the backing of Democratic National Committee Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.), to include support for same-sex marriage in the official party platform.

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