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Los Angeles Times Staff WriterSenate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced late Wednesday that the Senate will proceed with votes in the lame-duck session on two Democratic priority issues -- repealing the ban on gays serving openly in the military, and legislation to allow a path to...
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WASHINGTON - A majority of Americans want the Congress to keep the new health care law or actually expand it, despite Republican claims that they have a mandate from the people to kill it, according to a new McClatchy Newspapers-Marist poll. The post-...
Chet Edwards has no regrets about the controversial votes he believes helped cost him his Central Texas congressional seat. But the 59-year-old Waco congressman is concerned that the departure of centrists like him from both parties is making...
Time to end 'don't ask, don't tell' There may never be universal agreement in this country on the moral implications of homosexuality. Regardless of anyone's views on homosexuality itself, it does seem that America is reaching broad agreement on...
Sen. Lisa Murkowski said Wednesday that she is in favor of repealing the Don't Ask, Don't Tell law. The announcement comes as Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced a procedural vote on the law. The vote to open the issue for debate was seen as...
Channel 2 NewsSenate Republicans have blocked legislation that would have repealed the military's policy of "don't ask, don't tell" and allowed gay troops to serve openly. Democrats failed Thursday to cinch a procedural deal with Republicans in the waning days of the...
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FOX 5 News StaffIn a landmark vote for gay rights, the Senate on Saturday voted to advance legislation that would overturn the military ban on openly gay troops known as "don't ask, don't tell." The 63-33 test vote all but guarantees the legislation will pass the...
Tax cuts, jobless insurance: Voting 277 for and 148 against, the House on Dec. 17 sent the White House a package of tax cuts and economic-stimulus measures negotiated by President Obama and congressional Republicans. The bill (HR4853) would add $858...
Associated PressWASHINGTON -- Declaring that members of the military will no longer be asked to lie, President Barack Obama fulfilled a campaign promise Wednesday and signed a landmark law repealing the ban on gay men and women serving openly in the armed services....
News ReporterAs President Obama signed the law to repeal the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy, Navy vet Will Campbell was smiling and hoping. The openly gay insurance claims specialist from Grand Rapids is hoping the repeal leads to bigger change and more dialogue,...
Each week, The Sun's John McIntyre presents a moderately obscure but evocative word with which you may not be familiar — another brick to add to the wall of your working vocabulary. Use it in a sentence in a comment on his blog, You Don't Say, and...
The U.S. military's 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' policy dealing with gay and lesbian soldiers became history on Wednesday, at least on paper. Now, a local veteran who was forced from the military by the policy says that the change means that gay and lesbian...
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