Simpson: Former senator, current matchmaker, eternal romantic. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call file photo)
Former Sen. Alan K. Simpson couldn’t solve the nation’s financial woes as co-chairman of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform — but where he fell short in economic affairs he perhaps is making up for in affairs of the heart.
The 84-year-old Wyoming Republican, who held office from 1979 to 1997, is being partly credited for the recent marriage of a New York Public Radio podcaster, Anna Sale, and a wildlife research scientist, Arthur Middleton.
It’s all detailed in the featured item of the Sunday New York Times wedding section. Full story