Colorado House Democrats Elect Gay Minority Leader

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Colorado House of Representatives Democrats have elected Rep. Mark Ferrandino, an openly gay man, as their minority leader. If control of the House should flip next year, Ferrandino would become House Speaker. Though a civil unions bill failed in the legislature this past spring, Ferrandino has indicated Democrats intend to reintroduce the measure again in 2012.

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