COLD SPRING, N.Y. — Freshman U.S. congressman Sean Patrick Maloney has married his longtime partner.
The New York Democrat exchanged vows with Randy Gene Florke at the Church of St. Mary-in-the-Highlands in Cold Spring.
Florke proposed in December after the youngest of their three children wrote to Santa wishing for her parents to be married.
Article continues belowThe 47-year-old Maloney represents the lower Hudson Valley region. He’s the state’s first openly gay member of Congress and one of two members of Congress married to a same-sex partner.
The 51-year-old Florke is a real estate and design executive at a New York City firm he founded in 1996. They’ve been together 22 years and have three children ranging in age from 11 to 24.
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