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House passes DADT repeal


The House passed a repeal of the "Don't Ask/Don't Tell" policy on gays serving openly in military.

Openly gay Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) announced the final vote from the speaker's Chair. The tally was 250 yeas, 175 nays.

Among the Republicans who voted FOR repeal: Ron Paul (TX), Joseph Cao (LA), Charles Djou (HI), David Dreier (CA), and Lincoln Diaz-Balart (FL).

Among the Democrats who voted AGAINST: Bobby Bright (AL) and Artur Davis (AL).

The legislation now goes to the Senate, where it's fate is uncertain.