'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' Debate Rages On in Congress

Democrats introduced a bill to repeal the ban, but it faces strong opposition.


Senate Democrats say that if legislation falters, they could include an amendment in the 2011 defense authorization to repeal the law, which would force the GOP to pull together 60 votes to remove it. In the meantime, Levin said he is exploring the possibility of instituting a "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" moratorium, to prevent more troops from being expelled under the policy, while the Pentagon conducts its review. 

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