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Todd Akin Now Going After Gay Troops

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Senate candidate, Rep. Todd Akin (R-MO) votes electronically November 6, 2012 in Wildwood, Missouri. Akin, who made headlines with his controversial comments about aborttion, is running against incumbent Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-MO). (Photo by Whitney Curtis/Getty Images) | Getty Images

Rep. Todd Akin, the Missouri Republican who scuttled the GOP's chances of holding the Senate with his remark about "legitimate rape," and who predicted that same-sex marriage would lead to the collapse of civilization, has one last task before leaving the House: undercutting the repeal of Don't Ask, Don't Tell.

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