ANALYSIS: Gay-marriage backers end losing streak, look ahead

Wednesday, November 7, 2012 | 7:06 p.m. CST

NEW YORK — For years, foes of same-sex marriage had a potent talking point: They'd won every time the issue went to a popular vote. That winning streak has now been shattered in a multi-state electoral sweep by gay marriage supporters — a historic tipping point likely to influence other states and possibly even the U.S. Supreme Court.