-Larry- (lordlnyc) wrote,

Hip Hip Hooray!

My Brenda would have loved to have seen this happen, then again I bet she is looking down on this and smiling.

Christine Quinn, 39, a Democrat who represents parts of Manhattan, was elected the new speaker of the New York City Council today. She is the first woman and the first openly gay council member to hold the post. She was elected by a vote of 50 to 0, with one member abstaining.


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