House Ethics Committee Approves Waiver for Gifts From Member's Partner

Sean Patrick Maloney

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney

House Committee on Ethics waiver Sean Patrick Maloney

Freshman Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney is an openly gay member of Congress. He and his partner have been together since 1992 and have three children. Florke is an author, real estate broker and designer/builder/renovator. He stars in an A&E series My Flipp'n Brother and the owner of the company The Rural Connection.

Joseph P. Kennedy III

In other personal financial disclosure filings, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., amended her last year's annual report to include a new asset, a vacant lot in Merino, N.Y., valued at $100,001 to $250,000.

In recent stock transaction reports, Sen. Chris Coons, D-Del., reported his spouse sold $100,001 to $250,000 of W.L. Gore Associates Inc on Nov. 15, 2012. Sen. Mark Warner, D-Va., reported his spouse and dependent child sold $1,000,001 to $5 million of Ramsey Long Biased Fund LP on April 18. Rep. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., reported he sold $100,0001 to $250,000 of O.M. Group Inc. on May 7.