Tag: lame duck session of congress

BREAKING: A new plan for DADT repeal

Details are emerging today about a new plan to pass a repeal of “don’t ask don’t tell” in the lame duck session of Congress. Rep. Patrick Murphy, D-Pa., introduced DADT repeal legislation in the House...

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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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Rep. Johnson expects tough time for LGBT rights

Democrat wins 10th term, but says with Republicans in control, many LGBT-positive bills won’t get heard DAVID TAFFET  |  Staff Writer taffet@dallasvoice.com HONORING VETERANS | Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, right, and...

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WATCH: Tammy Baldwin at Black Tie

Congressman Barney Frank, D-Mass., told The Washington Blade on Tuesday there is “zero chance” of passing pro-equality legislation in the new Republican-controlled House next year. Three days before, Congresswoman...

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