Cuomo Backs GOP Senator Who Voted for Gay Marriage » Stephen Saland

In this June 24, 2011 file photo, Sen. Stephen Saland, R-Poughkeepsie, discusses his affirmative vote for gay marriage in the Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Albany.Dutchess County elections official Erik Haight says Saland defeated Neil DiCarlo by 107 votes out of about 9,800 cast in the Hudson Valley district. Saland tells The Associated Press he knew the primary would be no "walk in the park," but says he never wavered on his decision in June 2011 to support same-sex marriage.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

In this June 24, 2011 file photo, Sen. Stephen Saland, R-Poughkeepsie, discusses his affirmative vote for gay marriage in the Senate Chamber at the Capitol in Albany.Dutchess County elections official Erik Haight says Saland defeated Neil DiCarlo by 107 votes out of about 9,800 cast in the Hudson Valley district. Saland tells The Associated Press he knew the primary would be no “walk in the park,” but says he never wavered on his decision in June 2011 to support same-sex marriage. (AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

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