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Mark Grisanti

NYC Councilman Candidate Apologizes For Anti-Gay Mailing Against Opponent

Posted 09.17.2012 | Gay Voices

A New York Senate candidate behind a controversial mailing which lamblasted his opponent for having gay friends and hiring gay staffers is apologizing...

New York Primary Election See Tight Race For Two Pro-Gay Marriage Candidates

The New York Times | Posted 09.14.2012 | New York

Two Republican state senators who provided pivotal votes to legalize same-sex marriage last year fought opponents to a standstill on Thursday in prima...

GOPer Attacked In Porn Mailer Survives

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 09.14.2012 | Politics

The Republican New York state senator who was the subject of a pornographic advertisement has easily won his primary bid, while two fellow Republicans...

John Celock

Group Behind Anti-Gay Buffalo Ad Compares State Senators To 'Prostitutes'

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A controversial pornographic mailer targeting a Republican New York state senator for his support of same-sex marriage was declared the ...

Most Outrageous Attack Ad Yet?

Posted 11.10.2012 | Gay Voices

Thought a nasty campaign season couldn't get any worse? Look no further than Buffalo, NY. A group called the Committee To Save The Erie County Rep...

WATCH: Senator Mark Grisanti's Alleged Racial Remarks During Attack At Seneca Niagara Casino

Posted 02.14.2012 | New York

A new wrinkle in the violent scuffle involving Senator Mark Grisanti and his wife at a Seneca casino has emerged with alleged details accusing the ups...

Senator Attacked At Western NY Casino

AP | Posted 02.12.2012 | New York

NIAGARA FALLS, N.Y. -- A state senator and his wife said Saturday they were attacked and beaten at a Niagara Falls casino hotel after the lawmaker tri...

Matt Sledge

How New York Legalized Gay Marriage

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.25.2011 | New York

With the stroke of a pen just before midnight on Friday, Governor Andrew Cuomo legalized gay marriage in New York, making the state the sixth and by f...

It's Twitter Time in the Fight for Marriage Equality in New York

Jeffrey Campagna | Posted 08.20.2011 | New York
Jeffrey Campagna

Unfortunately, one gay rights group decided to go public on Friday to distance themselves from Lady Gaga and to say her Twitter involvement might cause more harm than good. What did that accomplish?

Matt Sledge

Marijuana Bill Stalls In One State, Moves Forward Next Door

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 08.07.2011 | New York

More than 30 years ago, New York state decriminalized the possession of small amounts of marijuana. But one line in that 1977 law has led to the annua...

Fixing the Fiasco of the NYPD's Marijuana Arrests

Jesse Levine | Posted 07.19.2011 | Politics
Jesse Levine

Two New York State legislators have proposed a simple, effective legislative fix to New York City's 15-year marijuana arrest craze that would strike from the law the misdemeanor for marijuana possession of less than an ounce.

Too Close to Call

Henry J. Stern | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Henry J. Stern

Not every Democrat is likely to mind a Republican Senate. In some ways, a Republican victory would be helpful to Governor-elect Andrew Cuomo.