January 7, 2013 at 8:26 pm EDT | by Michael Key
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Photo of Barack Obama with Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Defense Secretary nominee Chuck Hagel at the White House on Jan. 7, 2012. Washington Blade photo by Chris Johnson.

Michael Key has worked as a photojournalist for the Washington Blade since 2009 and is currently serving as the photo editor. He has worked on Capitol Hill, in the White House, on the campaign trail and in cities along the East Coast taking iconic photos documenting the extension of marriage benefits to same-sex couples, the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," and other events of interest to the LGBT community. Follow Michael

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