Outgoing Defense Secretary Leon Panetta is expected to announce a lifting of the ban on women serving in combat. Rep. Tammy Duckworth, a U.S. veteran who was awarded the Purple Heart, says female troops in Iraq and Afghanistan proved women should have combat roles. Anderson Cooper spoke with her, John King, and Margaret Hoover about the groundbreaking decision and the politics behind the policy change.
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