Senate deals blow to ‘Don’t ask, don’t tell’ repeal in 56-43 vote

Roxana Tiron , TheHill.com | 9-21-2010

The Senate on Tuesday dealt a significant blow to the Obama administration’s efforts to repeal the ban on openly gay people serving in the military.

In a 56-43 vote, Senate Democratic leaders fell short of the 60 votes they needed to proceed to the 2011 defense authorization bill, which included language to repeal the Clinton-era “Don’t ask, don’t tell” law……….. Read More