Senate Repeals 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'

Jeff Neumann · 12/18/10 03:48PM

The Senate today repealed the US military's Don't Ask, Don't Tell policy of barring openly gay servicemembers from the armed forces by a vote of 65 to 31. President Obama only needs to sign it. [TPM]

Senate Republicans Suck

Jim Newell · 12/17/10 06:01PM

It was Sen. Bob Corker's turn to take hostages today with this latest "threat": If Democrats bring the "Don't Ask Don't Tell" repeal and DREAM Act to votes tomorrow, as expected, then Republicans may kill the START treaty. Huh?

'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Repeal Is Dead

Jim Newell · 12/09/10 04:59PM

Barring some extraordinary legislative feat, a repeal of "Don't Ask Don't Tell" appears to be dead, finally. "Moderate" Republicans didn't get their ever-shifting demands met before Harry Reid brought it for a vote today, and it lost.