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Former Jeb Bush aide leads Log Cabin Republicans push to end ban on gays in the military

From the Washington Post: "R. Clarke Cooper is watching the clock on the military's "don't ask, don't tell policy.

"The leader of the Log Cabin Republicans, a gay rights group of about 19,000 members, is pressing the three branches of government to end the ban on gay men and lesbians serving openly in uniform."

The article notes the Army reserves captain, who is suing the federal government, worked for then-Gov. Jeb Bush before joining the George W. Bush administration. The group is hoping for a vote on the measure during the upcoming lame duck session. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid backs a vote, but not without Republican support, the Post notes.