FILE - This May 9, 2012, file photo shows House Minority Leader Mark Ferrandino, left, with Rep. Lois Court, D-Denver, in the House chamber at the Capitol in Denver on the last day of the session. ... more 
FILE - This May 9, 2012, file photo shows House Minority Leader Mark Ferrandino, left, with Rep. Lois Court, D-Denver, in the House chamber at the Capitol in Denver on the last day of the session. Democratic lawmakers picked Denver Rep. Mark Ferrandino on Thursday Nov. 8, 2012, to lead the House, which they re-took in this week's election. Ferrandino is the first openly gay House speaker in state history. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, file) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Ed Andrieski, file
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