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Will the Senate repeal Don't Ask, Don't Tell? Last minute lame duck moves

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U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint (R-SC) (R) speaks with reporters outside the Senate chamber after the tax compromise vote December 15, 2010 in Washington, DC.The bill passed the Senate by a vote of 81-19, moving the vote to the House of Representatives. Mark Wilson/Getty Images

Congress passed the polarizing $801 billion extension of Bush-era tax cuts (which also brought $57 million in extended unemployment insurance) and the Senate may vote on a repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell. Senior Editor at Politico David Mark fills us on last minute action on the Hill before the new Congress is sworn in January 5.

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