Rhode Island Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, center, and Senate Majority Leader Dominick Ruggerio, right, speak with Senate Parliamentarian John Roney, left, before going into sessi

 

              Rhode Island Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, center, and Senate Majority Leader Dominick Ruggerio, right, speak with Senate Parliamentarian John Roney, left, before going into sessi
Rhode Island Senate President Teresa Paiva Weed, center, and Senate Majority Leader Dominick Ruggerio, right, speak with Senate Parliamentarian John Roney, left, before going into session in the Senate Chamber at the Statehouse, in Providence, R.I., Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Paiva Weed and Ruggerio both voted against a same-sex marriage bill that passed in the R.I. Senate Wednesday. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)