Breaking News: No Gay Marriage Vote Tonight


Late-breaking out of Albany, via the AP:

New York's state Senate says a bill to legalize gay marriage won't be considered Wednesday night. A spokesman said a slew of more mundane but critical bills pushed consideration of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's same-sex marriage bill into Thursday at the earliest.

The Senate Republican majority plans to debate the bill in a closed-door conference before deciding whether to send the measure to the floor for a vote. An unofficial tally shows the bill may be just one vote shy of passage, if it gets to the full Senate.

Lobbying will continue until the Senate adjourns (no word yet when that will be) - which gives us more time to contact on-the-fence Senators!