01/02/1998 AT 12:00 AM EST

Senatorial hopeful Hillary Rodham Clinton, with gays and lesbians in New York, Thursday. Within the same 24 hours, she scored a hit by criticizing the military's "Don't ask, don't tell" policy. She then said she would march in next year's St. Patrick's Day Parade -- an event that excludes the Irish Lesbian and Gay Organization.

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