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Illinois state Rep. Greg Harris, Chicago Democrat, works at his desk as the lone lawmaker in the House chambers before the beginning of the day's legislative session at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill., on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Mr. Harris is one of two lawmakers who have said they will call for a vote on gay-marriage legislation in early January. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)
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Illinois state Rep. Greg Harris, Chicago Democrat, works at his desk as the lone lawmaker in the House chambers before the beginning of the day's legislative session at the state Capitol in Springfield, Ill., on Wednesday, May 30, 2012. Mr. Harris is one of two lawmakers who have said they will call for a vote on gay-marriage legislation in early January. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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