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Quinn Nears a Wedding, and a City Seeks Details

The New York Times
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May 17, 2012
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She interrupted a news conference on federal immigration policy so that her father could hand-deliver a decorative hair comb. She juggled questions about banking regulations with queries about her gift registry.

Christine C. Quinn, the speaker of the City Council, plans to marry her girlfriend, Kim M. Catullo, on Saturday, and the city’s political class is abuzz. The wedding, at the Highline Stages event space in the meatpacking district, is the first of a high-ranking city official in recent memory, and the first same-sex wedding of a high-ranking city official ever.