Sonny Bono's widow -- Congresswoman Mary Bono -- tells TMZ she's behind Chastity Bono all the way.
Mary Bono, who followed in her late husband's Republican footsteps, says she "loves and supports Chaz."
Bono, who didn't take a stand on California's Prop 8 anti-gay marriage initiative, "is hopeful that his privacy and very personal decisions will be respected during this time."
Sonny's Republican Widow:
I Got You Chaz!
6/11/2009 3:56 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF
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