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DADT drama continues; Collins won't back cloture tonight

From NBC's Ken Strickland
After a meeting just off the Senate floor with Majority Leader Harry Reid and Sen. Joe Lieberman, Republican Sen. Susan Collins said she would NOT vote to bring the bill containing Don't Ask, Don't Tell to the floor if it the vote happens tonight.

The three lawmakers have been working on an agreement to meet Collins' requirements for an open amendment process in considering the bill.