Tag: Defense Authorization Bill

Obama: ‘This is a very good day’

President signs bill to repeal ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ Click here to watch video of Obama’s speech Click here for more reactions Related story: Military will write rules on repeal of ban Lisa Keen ...

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Statement from Sen. Collins on DADT repeal

Sen. Susan Collins Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine, released the below statement Wednesday night on the repeal of “don’t ask don’t tell.” Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid postponed a vote earlier in the day...

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BREAKING: Senate may vote on DADT today

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced this morning that he’s likely to bring the Defense Authorization bill containing a repeal of “don’t ask don’t tell” back to the Senate floor sometime...

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After Senate hearing, DADT repeal still up in air

Service chiefs all say they can implement end to ban on gays Lisa Keen  |  Keen News Service The second and final day of the Senate hearing on repealing “don’t ask don’t tell” has adjourned, and the battle lines are still very...

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Reid pledges lame duck vote on DADT repeal

President urges Levin to bring DADT repeal back, but Levin wants to see results of Pentagon study first JOHN WRIGHT  |  Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com “Don’t ask, don’t tell” will return to the Senate floor following the...

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Senate to take up DADT repeal in December

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid JOHN WRIGHT  |  Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com “Don’t ask, don’t tell” will return to the Senate floor following the Thanksgiving recess, but whether repeal...

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Reid: Senate will take up DADT repeal next week

John Wright  |  Online Editor wright@dallasvoice.com Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid said Monday, Sept. 13, that he plans to bring to the floor next week the 2011 defense spending bill that includes an amendment to repeal...

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