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John Boehner Meets Two New Gay Congressional Spouses

At the swearing-in ceremonies Thursday for Reps. Sean Patrick Maloney and Mark Pocan, House Speaker John Boehner met their spouses, “Congressional Spouse” pins and all.

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Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, right, and his partner, Randy Florke, along with their children at Maloney’s ceremonial swearing-in with House Speaker John Boehner.

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Rep. Mark Pocan, right, and his husband, Philip Frank, at Pocan’s ceremonial swearing-in with House Speaker John Boehner.

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Chris Geidner is the legal editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, D.C. In 2014, Geidner won the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association award for journalist of the year.
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