Senate Republicans Promise to Keep ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Alive

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Texas senator John Cornyn and Arizona senator John McCain (the one with the wife) assured Sunday talk-show hosts that any attempt by Senate Democrats to heed the wishes of the secretary of Defense and repeal the ban on gays in the military would be stopped. “I don’t think there’s a lot of time and a lot of appetite to jam things through,” Cornyn said. Thank you, filibuster! [NJ]