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The One Where Rosie O’Donnell’s Brother Considers Upgrading to a Federal Lawmaker

New York Assemblyman Danny O’Donnell, brother of Rosie, is a gay. He’s been serving New York for about eight years, and it might be time for him to try something new. As in: If Rep. Charlie Rangel decides not to run for re-election to Congress, guess who wants his seat?

“I like legislating,” says O’Donnell. I don’t want to be public advocate. I don’t want to be borough president…I like being a legislator, so it would be a great honor to be a member of the congressional delegation. … If you told me when I got here in 2003 that I would be interviewing for a US Senate seat I would have told you to take your medication and call me in the morning. But the world has changed.”

Ah, that O’Donnell family, always ready for life’s big achievements. And failures.

By:           editor editor
On:           Mar 4, 2010
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  • 7 Comments
    • David
      David

      I personally know Danny — New Yorkers, gay and straight, would be extremely well-represented if he were to become our Congressman. And the rest of the U.S. would benefit by having a sane, logical, fair-minded legislator in the House of Reps. We need more Danny’s in there!

      Mar 4, 2010 at 12:46 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fitz
      Fitz

      He needs to rip that damn HRC pin off his lapel.

      Mar 4, 2010 at 2:50 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ignorant
      ignorant

      Fritz,
      Pardon my ignorance, why should he remove his HRC pin?

      Mar 4, 2010 at 4:31 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • zs
      zs

      I love Danny O’Donnell. I would be thrilled to have him repping NY.

      Mar 4, 2010 at 4:35 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Enron
      Enron

      Wow, he looks like a male Rosie O’Donnell.

      Mar 4, 2010 at 5:49 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • Fitz
      Fitz

      @ignorant: Cuz they are a lousy group which works really hard for the gay community to make sure that we have cocktail parties with senator’s aides instead of civil liberties.

      Mar 4, 2010 at 6:45 pm · @ReplyReply to this comment ·
    • ignorant
      ignorant

      @Fitz: thanks for the reply. thanks for the reply. -was wondering what I’d missed.

      Mar 5, 2010 at 12:12 am · @ReplyReply to this comment ·

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