Democrats' bid to repeal 'Don't ask, don't tell' fails

Measure to change U.S. military policy failed by 56-to-43 vote

An attempt by Senate Democrats to repeal the U.S. military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy failed today, as Republicans banded together to block the issue from coming to the floor for debate. The measure failed by a 56-to-43 vote, where most senators voted along partisan lines, the Boston Globe reports.

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