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Democrat husband of
multimillionaire Facebook
co-founder Chris Hughes to
run for Congress aged 26

Daily Mail (UK), by Staff

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Posted By:JoniTx, 2/6/2013 2:07:51 PM

The 26-year-old husband of Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is to run for Congress, it was revealed today. Sean Eldridge, a Democrat activist who heads an investment firm, filed the papers on Tuesday to challenge the Republican seat in New York´s Hudson Valley. The district is currently held by Representative Chris Gibson - a two-term Republican and decorated war hero. Gibson was re-elected at the November elections winning 53 per cent of the vote. Eldridge and Hughes, who has a fortune of an estimated $500million, have positioned themselves as something of a gay power couple since tying the knot last year.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: twculver, 2/6/2013 2:14:41 PM     (No. 9162097)

I had to read the headline a few times, then look at the text to confirm that this was about what I thought it was about.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: reilly, 2/6/2013 2:25:22 PM     (No. 9162113)


Sex and money are killing this country. (Hey, Coxsackie´s in this district)





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Reply 3 - Posted by: fhancock, 2/6/2013 2:38:10 PM     (No. 9162139)

His picture looks like a mix of Anthony Weiner and John F´ing Kerry... His politics sounds like Leon Trotsky

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Reply 4 - Posted by: suziannr, 2/6/2013 2:55:34 PM     (No. 9162176)

See? Here´s how it works. They keep using this language like its normal and pretty soon, we just forget its not. See?

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Reply 5 - Posted by: belwhatter, 2/6/2013 3:01:26 PM     (No. 9162190)



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Reply 6 - Posted by: belwhatter, 2/6/2013 3:02:24 PM     (No. 9162192)

Please no - this is so sick - this looks like another one issue pony.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: sternben, 2/6/2013 3:12:08 PM     (No. 9162205)

Coxackie has a medium security prison filled with NYC gangbangers.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: MisterDickens, 2/6/2013 3:23:20 PM     (No. 9162220)

Husband or slut? Just asking. I know what I think.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: AltaD, 2/6/2013 3:33:48 PM     (No. 9162253)

Is he the wife?

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Reply 10 - Posted by: msjena, 2/6/2013 4:02:51 PM     (No. 9162307)

"Husband?" I don´t think so. Roommate.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Okie 52, 2/6/2013 4:56:59 PM     (No. 9162393)

Get over the gay issue. If the electorate in the Hudson Valley make this an issue about gays, this ...guy.... wins. Make it a campaign about ideas besides sex. I mean, honest to G*d, there are terrible things happening and about to happen in this country if Congress doesn´t start doing their jobs. Raising money based on someone´s "sexual orientation", to buy into their language, may fill the coffers but easily lose the election.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Ruhn, 2/6/2013 5:09:46 PM     (No. 9162418)

So again, who is the husband and who is the wife in this little love-that-dares-not-speak-its-name faux marriage?

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Reply 13 - Posted by: anonymous, 2/6/2013 5:14:33 PM     (No. 9162424)

Well, those Democrats sure have rich people as candidates, don´t they?

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Rafter, 2/6/2013 5:27:39 PM     (No. 9162438)

Bedfellows make strange politics.

This DimWit candidate sucks.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: NancyD, 2/6/2013 5:49:18 PM     (No. 9162462)

I´m so sick and tired of the gay crap out there, it´s becoming a total joke. WHY can´t
Sean Eldridge run as his own man... why does he have to hide behind the skirt of his lover?

It´s so STUPID. Can you imagine if they ran a headline like this about a woman who was in a hetero marriage? The woman would FLIP out.

If one is gay, does that make them more deserving to be elected? NO.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: SheikYerBooty, 2/6/2013 5:49:29 PM     (No. 9162463)

Mental illness in spades.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: DARling, 2/6/2013 5:54:58 PM     (No. 9162471)

Aw, aren´t they precious? NOT!

No man has a husband. This is nonsense and will never be normal, no matter how many off-handed headlines you see on news articles.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: Theeo, 2/6/2013 6:11:07 PM     (No. 9162485)

FaGnatics with a lot of cash looking to buy their way into acceptance.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: msjena, 2/6/2013 6:20:01 PM     (No. 9162494)

#11--what gay issue? Gay marriage is legal in New York, isn´t it? My view on this is not a political one (and I don´t live in New York in any event), it is my personal objection to the re-definition of marriage and marriage terminology. Sorry, I don´t see how a man can be a "husband" to another man.

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Reply 20 - Posted by: bpl40, 2/6/2013 6:26:31 PM     (No. 9162505)

And who is who in this er...relationship? Well never mind.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: simple simon, 2/6/2013 6:36:49 PM     (No. 9162516)

So, here is a perfect example of the left versus right paradigm.

On the left we have a rich, white kid who married another man whom he refers to as his wife and that has money he didn´t earn to dump into his political campaign for a seat in a district he does not live in....

On the right we have a man married to a wife with children who is also decorated war hero has earned everything he has through hard work and self determination running to represent an area he grew up in and currently lives.

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Reply 22 - Posted by: Passion, 2/6/2013 10:45:32 PM     (No. 9162779)

So is there a wife in this deal? If not, isn´t that discrimmination?

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