Six gay candidates are running in Connecticut — as Republicans

“Not once was I ever discriminated against in the Capitol; both parties were open and affirming,” Scott said. The Republican minority leader of the Connecticut House of Representatives, Themis Klarides, even announced Scott’s marriage on the floor, which led to a standing ovation.

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