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Here's Chuck Hagel's Apology Letter To Democrats

Addresses his past use of the term "Jewish lobby" and his opposition to Don't Ask, Don't Tell in a letter to Sen. Barbara Boxer. Among his commitments about out gay service: "I will do everything possible to the extent permissible under current law to provide equal benefits to the families of all our service members."

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Chris Geidner is the legal editor for BuzzFeed News and is based in Washington, DC. In 2014, Geidner won the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association award for journalist of the year.

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