There were Champagne flutes.
Despite some frustrating twists and ugly uncertainties, the same-sex-marriage endgame unfolded just as Andrew Cuomo drew it up months ago.
With Friday’s landmark passage of a same-sex-marriage bill, Albany added to New York’s long history as a center of progress on gay and lesbian rights.
The tension is finally over.
The Senate, meanwhile, is burning through bills at a fast clip.
This could mean nothing.
Not much progress so far today.
There are still three undecideds, as tentative as they are.
That's not quite an endorsement of marriage.
The new-media guru hosted a marriage-equality event last night.
Republican senator: "I see it coming to the floor."
That could be one result of a meeting this afternoon.
Also, state troopers.
No marriage equality, though.
What's with the rest of you guys?