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A Most-Wanted List: Mayors Not for Marriage

BY Josh Hinkle

February 23 2012 5:00 AM ET

MAYORS William D. Sessoms, Jr. –Virginia Beach, VA X390 (FAIR) | ADVOCATE.COM"Given other public statements he has made, a signature is not
expected." —Michelle McGurk, senior public information officer for Mayor
Chuck Reed of San Jose, Calif.