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Senate nears historic vote on gay rights bill

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WASHINGTON (AP) — All the Democrats in the Senate and a few Republicans are expected to join today to pass a bill that would make it illegal to discriminate against gay, bisexual and transgender employees in the workplace.

Senate passage would be a major victory for gay rights advocates, but it's unlikely that the Republican-controlled House will even vote on the bill.

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