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    Don't tell is turning into Don't report out of committee, don't vote.
     
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    Now, gay rights advocates say they worry they have lost a crucial opportunity to change the law. If Democrats lose seats in the upcoming elections this fall, repealing the ban could prove even more difficult — if not impossible — next year.

    "The whole thing is a political train wreck," said Richard Socarides, a former White House adviser on gay rights during the Clinton administration.

    Socarides said President Barack Obama "badly miscalculated" the Pentagon's support for repeal, while Democrats made only a "token effort" to advance the bill.

    "If it was a priority for the Democratic leadership, they would get a clean vote on this," he said.

    Republicans block bill to lift military gay ban - Yahoo! News
     
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    Pretty queer turn of events, huh?
     
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