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Rachel Maddow on Same-Sex Marriage in New York: "Maybe" I'll Tie the Knot


 Last night, Maddow broadcast for nearly an hour after her regularly scheduled time slot in order to cover the developments in Albany and eventual vote to legalize gay marriage in New York City. While thousands of people hooted, cried and sang outside the Stonewall Inn in the streets of Manhattan (here's the photo we snapped there just ten minutes after the vote was announced), Maddow solemnly delivered the news, breaking into a grin only when she reported on the comptroller's statement about the "positive economic impact" same-sex marriage will have on the New York economy. And will Maddow, openly gay, marry her longtime partner, Susan Mikula? "Maybe"! Watch it below.

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AlterNet / By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd

Posted at June 25, 2011, 7:15am

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