(According to the New York Post, she is now her husband’s director of research.)About five years ago, Threlkeld met Ford at a wedding in New Orleans.
At the time, he was known in political circles as something of a player.
” quipped writers Amy Argetsinger and Roxanne Roberts.
He got the job at Merrill, and in 2008, married Threlkeld in Miami before a crowd that numbered around 300, according to various published reports.When news of his nuptuals broke, The Washington Post noted that the Beards “contributed ,500 to [Ford’s 2006 Senate] race and ,000 to the Democratic Party of Tennessee.“Should clear them for a wedding present, don’t you think?Says Faye Wattleton, the first African American to head Planned Parenthood, “I’m not sure that we have any examples that give us guidance as to whether the electorate will overlook it.”Still, Wattleton said that Ford’s biggest problem is that he looks out of sync with a number of things that are important with black voters in New York.For one, she said, there was his flip-flop on abortion rights—while running for office in Tennessee, Ford described himself as pro-life.