House Votes to Repeal ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’
filibuster of that measure, with only one Republican, Senator Susan Collins of Maine, voting to advance the bill...........
not that you need it but here's a list of who voted and how they voted
House votes again to end 'don't ask, don't tell'
By Ed O'KeefeWashington Post Staff Writer
House lawmakers on Wednesday again approved a bill to repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" law, delivering renewed momentum to the years-long campaign to end the ban on gays in the military ahead of a possible Senate vote next week.
The House voted 250 to 175 to repeal the 17-year-old law; 15 Republicans voted for the bill, and 15 Democrats voted against it.
The 75-vote margin was wider than a similar House vote in May, when language ending the ban was part of the annual defense authorization bill. That bill failed a procedural vote in the Senate last week, requiring another vote in the House on a separate measure to end to the gay ban...............