The push to repeal “don’t ask, don’t tell” has met with mixed reactions in Congress in recent weeks, but on Wednesday the House of Representatives made a decisive move to promote the cause by passing another measure designed to cancel out the controversial policy. The next formidable frontier, however, is the Senate. —KA
Los Angeles Times:
The House vote on the “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy—essentially a repeat of a similar vote in May—puts fresh pressure on the Senate leaders to prioritize the repeal as they struggle to schedule votes on a handful of last-chance priorities for Democrats.
The final tally was 250 to 175, mostly along party lines.