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At Gov’s Request: Former NY GOP Head Joe Bruno Will Lobby For Marriage Equality

Former NY Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno (R), who is slated to be tried in November in a massive corruption scandal, has been asked by Gov. Paterson to lobby his former fellow Senators on behalf of marriage equality. And he has said yes. THUD. Bruno used to be a ferocious foe of LGBT rights and blocked Senate votes on various …

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Joe Bruno Announces Retirement

Oh, happy day! New York State Senate Majority Leader Joe Bruno (R-Brunswick), long the greatest obstacle to getting LGBT rights advanced in the state, has announced that he will not seek reelection. Bruno’s decision will end a more than three-decade career that led him to become one of the most powerful men in state government, and the defacto leader of …

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