Sen. Joseph Lieberman (I-Conn.), flanked by Sens. Susan Collins (R-Maine) and Mark Udall (D-Colo.), speaks at a news conference after the historic vote. Lieberman was one of the main leaders pushing to repeal the policy.
Obama vows to end enforcement of 'don't ask, don't tell' this year Article | President Obama vowed during his State of the Union address Tuesday to end enforcement of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy this year, providing the clearest indication yet that the ban on gays openly serving in uniform will end sooner rather than later.
Obama signs DADT repeal before big, emotional crowd Article | President Obama signed the landmark repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy Wednesday morning, handing a major victory to advocates of gay rights and fulfilling a campaign promise to do away with a practice that he has called discriminatory.
Senators introduce new bill to end 'don't ask, don't tell' Article | Trying to salvage one of the year's most tumultuous legislative endeavors, senators on Friday introduced a new bill, with bipartisan support, that would end the "don't ask, don't tell" ban on gays serving openly in the military.