Bloomberg: I Will Support Pro-Marriage-Equality Republican State Senators 'No Matter Where They Stand on Any Other Issue'

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 12: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg during a press conference about the break-up of a suspected terror plot against New York synagogues on May 12, 2011 in New York City. The pair, who were of Algerian and Moroccan descent, were arrested with the weapons and had expressed a desire to attack areas synagogues. Since the U.S. raid that killed al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden over a week ago, New York City has been on a heightened security alert. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images) Photo: Spencer Platt/2011 Getty Images

The multi-billionaire mayor, who is one of the largest supporters of senate Republicans in New York, was up in Albany today making it clear he thinks that allowing gays to marry is the single most important issue facing the state today. He met with seven GOP senators who have been identified as potential "yes" votes on a marriage bill. [NYT]