Congress Takes Up 'Don't Ask Don't Tell'

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In last week's State of the Union address, President Obama repeated his long-standing promise to repeal the current policy on gays in the military. At a congressional hearing tomorrow, Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Admiral Mike Mullen, Chair of the Joint Chiefs, will announce plans for repealing Don't Ask Don't Tell. In the meantime, they won't take action to discharge service members whose sexual orientation is revealed by somebody else. Eli Lake is senior reporter on national security for the Washington Times.



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