Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., and his husband, Randy, Florke, right, pose with their daughters Daley, 15, left, and Essie, 13. (Photo By Tom Williams)
Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney met his husband at a New York club known for its gay dance nights.
It was the early 1990s. The New York Democrat was still in the closet at the time. The club was a place where he could be himself.