The Associated Press
Wednesday, November 3, 2010; 1:53 PM
Speaking at a White House news conference Wednesday, Obama said repealing the "don't ask, don't tell" policy should not be a partisan issue. He says lawmakers must end the uncertainty created by lawsuits that leave gay servicemembers and the Pentagon in legal limbo.
Opponents of the ban worry that the window to repeal the policy is shrinking now that Republicans have taken control of the House and gained seats in the Senate.