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Gay Politicians Come Out In Force For 2012 Races

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Rep. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wisc.), is running for U.S. Senate. If elected, she would be the first openly gay U.S. Senator. | AP

Kyrsten Sinema, a seven-year veteran of the Arizona legislature, is running to become the first openly bisexual member of Congress.

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