Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell Takes Advantage of Same-Sex Marriage Law

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Daniel O'Donnell (Photo: NYS Assembly)

Openly gay Assemblyman Daniel O’Donnell, who introduced five bills to legalize same sex marriage over the past four years, is marrying his partner of more than three decades now that the state passed the marriage equality law in June.

Assemblyman O’Donnell announced his impending nuptials on former Governor David Paterson’s talk radio show yesterday. “I’m here on your radio show today to announce that I’m getting married. John and I have decided to get married, we’ve been together for 31 years and our wedding will be on January 29th at Guastavino’s on the East Side of Manhattan, which is a beautiful, beautiful  locale,” said Assemblyman O’Donnell. Continue reading “Assemblyman Daniel O'Donnell Takes Advantage of Same-Sex Marriage Law”

Roundup: Stalking Governor Cuomo; Will Obama and Hillary Join Forces?

Governor Cuomo’s trip to the North Country included coffee runs and a Price Chopper shopping spree.

Former Clinton administration Labor Secretary Robert Reich predicts an Obama/Clinton ticket in ’12.

Protesters are setting up camp outside Mayor Bloomberg’s house (again).  Continue reading “Roundup: Stalking Governor Cuomo; Will Obama and Hillary Join Forces?”

Ron Paul's 'Race War'

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Congressman Ron Paul (Getty)

A quote from a letter promoting one of Ron Paul’s early 1990’s politics and investing newsletters has come back to haunt him. In the eight page missive, which was mailed in 1993, Congressman Paul warns of a “coming race war in our big cities,” “the federal-homosexual cover-up on AIDS” and a government scheme to track people with “New Money” that ends with armed IRS agents on your doorstep.  Continue reading “Ron Paul's 'Race War'”

Roundup: Rangel Returns; Liz Kruger Takes Cuomo's Tax Plan To Task

Charlie Rangel said he isn’t retiring any time soon.

State Senator Liz Krueger said she has some concerns about Governor Cuomo’s new tax plan.

Occupy Wall Street protesters launched an effort to take over foreclosed homes.  Continue reading “Roundup: Rangel Returns; Liz Kruger Takes Cuomo's Tax Plan To Task”

Roundup: Factchecking Bloomberg's 'Army'; Gays Move In On Ruben Diaz Sr.

Village Voice reporter Graham Rayman factchecked Mayor Bloomberg’s claim his personal army is the world’s seventh biggest.

A gay community center is moving to a building named after staunch same sex marriage opponent Ruben Diaz Sr.

Chris Quinn might be suing the Bloomberg administration, but she said she still has a good relationship with the Mayor.  Continue reading “Roundup: Factchecking Bloomberg's 'Army'; Gays Move In On Ruben Diaz Sr.”

Mel Wymore Wants to Be New York City's First Transgender Elected Official

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Mel Wymore

Mel Wymore registered to run in the race to replace retiring Councilwoman Gale Brewer in District 6 on the Upper West Side. Mr. Wymore was born as a woman and, if his City Council bid succeeds, he would become New York City’s first transgender elected official.  Continue reading “Mel Wymore Wants to Be New York City's First Transgender Elected Official”