MSNBC Host Thomas Roberts Marries Longtime Partner

Sadie Gennis
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MSNBC host Thomas Roberts has wed his longtime partner Patrick Abner, The Huffington Post reports.

The couple tied the knot on Saturday in Manhattan's Gansevoort Hotel in a ceremony officiated by California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom. Guests included Aviva Drescher, Meghan McCain, Don Lemon, Carson Kressley and Nate Berkus.

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On Sunday, Roberts continued to share his joy, tweeting, "Morning in NYC is pretty sweet waking up as a married man."

Roberts is the first cable news anchor to marry a person of the same sex. He was also the first openly gay national news anchor after he came out in 2006.