Annise Parker Tweets Her Joy on Obama's Gay-Marriage Announcement
Mayor Annise Parker has tweeted her joy -- if not astonishment -- at President Obama's announcement today that he endorses same-sex marriage.
"Wow! I was wrong. Call from White House. The President has stepped up and stated his support for recognizing relationships...like mine!-a"
Parker got a call from an Obama aide relaying the decision to her. Parker, of course, has been public in her support for gay marriage, joining a group of mayors calling for marriage equality.
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