Reid: ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Repeal Depends on GOP Cooperation

J. Taylor Rushing writes on The Hill’s Blog Briefing Room: “Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Wednesday that a critical Defense Department authorization measure that contains a repeal of the controversial “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” (DADT) policy banning openly gay Americans from serving in the military could possibly be squeezed into a short lame-duck Senate session, but that its ultimate fate will depend on Republican cooperation.”