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MSNBC's Thomas Roberts Weds Longtime Partner Patrick Abner

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Congratulations to newlyweds Thomas Roberts and Patrick Abner!

The MSNBC news anchor married his longtime partner on Saturday in a lavish Manhattan ceremony filled with family and friends. The couple tied the knot at the Gansevoort Hotel, and the wedding was officiated by California's Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom.

Roberts' MSNBC colleagues, including president Phil Griffin and correspondents Tamron Hall and Chris Jansing, were all in attendance, according to TV Newser. Other guests included Aviva Drescher, Meghan McCain, Don Lemon, Carson Kressley and Nate Berkus. Country star Chely Wright also performed a special song for the couple.

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Not only was the wedding a joyous celebration, but it also held deep significance for the duo, as Roberts is the first cable news anchor to wed his same-sex partner.

Over the weekend, Roberts couldn't help but share his joy with the world in a series of adorably enthusiastic tweets thanking friends, family and fans for their support:  

"THE BEST night ever w/ @patrickdabner! Thanks to the MOST amazing friends &family! #T&Pwedding," he posted Sunday morning, along with a picture of the venue.

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Roberts also posted a photo of his ring on his WhoSay page with the caption, "Morning in NYC is pretty sweet waking up as a married man!"

Congratulations, you two! We wish you many more years of happiness.

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