57-40 #DADTFAIL

dadtsenateNeeded 60 votes to proceed, only got 57. DADT repeal is dead for the foreseeable future. (*UPDATE, 12/10: SEE NEW PLAN).

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*Though there was one fitting point: Al Franken was the Senator presiding during the cloture vote. Fitting that he’d be the one watching a sketchy joke from the ’90s go on too long.

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*MORE: Adam Bink has a run down of the Reid-Collins drama that preceded the vote. COllins ultimately flipped to an “aye,” but it was ultimately not enough: BREAKING: Repeal of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” blocked in Senate vote [P8TT]

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*Some notable “no” votes: Scott Brown (R-MA), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), Olympia Snowe (R-ME), and Joe Manchin (D-WV). Full roll call when we get it.

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*Joe Jervis rounds up the groups’ responses: DADT Failure Reactions [J.M.G.]

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*Wait, maybe not dead? Lieberman says there’s a Plan b:

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*And now, to finish up this post: The roll call from today:

YEAs —57

Akaka (D-HI)

Baucus (D-MT)

Bayh (D-IN)

Begich (D-AK)

Bennet (D-CO)

Bingaman (D-NM)

Boxer (D-CA)

Brown (D-OH)

Cantwell (D-WA)

Cardin (D-MD)

Carper (D-DE)

Casey (D-PA)

Collins (R-ME)

Conrad (D-ND)

Coons (D-DE)

Dodd (D-CT)

Dorgan (D-ND)

Durbin (D-IL)

Feingold (D-WI)

Feinstein (D-CA)

Franken (D-MN)

Gillibrand (D-NY)

Hagan (D-NC)

Harkin (D-IA)

Inouye (D-HI)

Johnson (D-SD)

Kerry (D-MA)

Klobuchar (D-MN)

Kohl (D-WI)

Landrieu (D-LA)

Lautenberg (D-NJ)

Leahy (D-VT)

Levin (D-MI)

Lieberman (ID-CT)

McCaskill (D-MO)

Menendez (D-NJ)

Merkley (D-OR)

Mikulski (D-MD)

Murray (D-WA)

Nelson (D-FL)

Nelson (D-NE)

Pryor (D-AR)

Reed (D-RI)

Reid (D-NV)

Rockefeller (D-WV)

Sanders (I-VT)

Schumer (D-NY)

Shaheen (D-NH)

Specter (D-PA)

Stabenow (D-MI)

Tester (D-MT)

Udall (D-CO)

Udall (D-NM)

Warner (D-VA)

Webb (D-VA)

Whitehouse (D-RI)

Wyden (D-OR)

NAYs —40

Alexander (R-TN)

Barrasso (R-WY)

Bennett (R-UT)

Bond (R-MO)

Brown (R-MA)

Bunning (R-KY)

Burr (R-NC)

Chambliss (R-GA)

Coburn (R-OK)

Cochran (R-MS)

Corker (R-TN)

Crapo (R-ID)

DeMint (R-SC)

Ensign (R-NV)

Enzi (R-WY)

Graham (R-SC)

Grassley (R-IA)

Gregg (R-NH)

Hatch (R-UT)

Hutchison (R-TX)

Inhofe (R-OK)

Isakson (R-GA)

Johanns (R-NE)

Kirk (R-IL)

Kyl (R-AZ)

LeMieux (R-FL)

Lugar (R-IN)

Manchin (D-WV)

McCain (R-AZ)

McConnell (R-KY)

Murkowski (R-AK)

Risch (R-ID)

Roberts (R-KS)

Sessions (R-AL)

Shelby (R-AL)

Snowe (R-ME)

Thune (R-SD)

Vitter (R-LA)

Voinovich (R-OH)

Wicker (R-MS)

Not Voting – 3

Brownback (R-KS)

Cornyn (R-TX)

Lincoln (D-AR)

(*note: Lincoln later cast a ceremonial “nay”)




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