Tag: senate majority leader

New York may be next to legalize gay marriage

Evan Wolfson Rhode Island considering civil unions; efforts under way in 6 states to ban gay marriage DANA RUDOLPH | Keen News Service lisakeen@mac.com The openly gay sponsor of a marriage equality bill in Rhode Island said last...

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Reactions to DADT repeal signing

Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese: “Today gay and lesbian patriots serving their country in silence, and thousands more who wish to serve the country they love, can breathe a sigh of relief that “Don’t Ask, Don’t...

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BREAKING: Reid sets DADT vote for Saturday

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid says he will hold a cloture vote on the standalone measure to repeal “don’t ask don’t tell” on Saturday, Think Progress’ The Wonk Room reports. Above is video of...

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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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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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BREAKING: GOP pledge may doom DADT repeal

CBS News reports that Senate Republicans intend to block all legislation that isn’t related to tax cuts and government spending during the lame duck session. GOP leaders are quietly collecting signatures pledging to carry...

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All we want for Christmas is DADT repeal

Just wanted to pass along a significant update to our story on DADT repeal that appears in this week’s Dallas Voice: Sen. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn., said Thursday that he believes supporters of repeal have the 60 votes needed...

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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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