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My Turn: Is Murkowski voting her conscience on the Iran deal?

...almost 40 percent of her votes. For instance, she didn't follow the GOP lead when she supported the repeal of "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" or when she voted for the Employment Non-Discrimination Act. And she gave President Barack Obama his first...
Smoke on the water

...Scott Durkee, another Vashon grower, said he believes the ferry system and pot transporters will follow a "don't ask, don't tell" policy. As long as he keeps his pot in his locked trunk, there's no problems. "I've lived here 25 years...
Discharged airman gets key role at inauguration

...there because of Hall's efforts to overturn Don't Ask Don't Tell.The president. Wow. Hall said yes. Less than...things I always believed, really, getting rid of Don't Ask Don't Tell would really help our country move forward...
Picking a name for the tavern of your dreams is easy

...had a perpetually simmering brew on the stove, sort of a swill, a mystery stew that did not invite question. Don't ask, don't tell, just ladle up some on a cold winter day, a bit north of Wasilla. Nita Nettleton can be reached at nitan...
Murkowski frustrated by Reid's lame duck agenda

...considerable time debating during the lame duck session. She says Reid is trying to "rush through" a repeal of the "don't ask, don't tell" policy before lawmakers receive a report on the issue from service members. She says there are other issues...
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Candidates split on 'don't ask, don't tell'

...whether the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy should be repealed...says he supports repeal. "Don't ask, don't tell" has re-emerged as an...later declared that while "don't ask, don't tell" is official policy, a...
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World War II vet offers view on don't ask, don't tell

Calvin Fritz has an interesting viewpoint on the controversy over the military's policy of don't ask, don't tell. The 84-year-old from Belleville, Ill., served aboard the USS St. George, a seaplane tender, in the Pacific Ocean near...
Outside editorial: Congress should act on critical to-do list

...responsible action, and GOP opposition is dangerous politics. The agenda for this month should include repealing "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," allowing gays to serve openly in the U.S. military. Among active and reserve forces, a new Pentagon study...
Repealing 'don't ask, don't tell' does not protect our military

...convinced our lawmakers should not repeal the "don't ask, don't tell" policy. The military does not require men...privacy with regard to homosexuals. If we repeal "don't ask, don't tell," the protection for both gays and heterosexuals...
Murkowski: Alaska needs more oil, gas development

...senator received a warm welcome from the legislators, who thanked her for her support for development, repealing don't-ask, don't-tell and supporting the state's military. Oil and gas, in that order, were her main topics, she said. Oil...


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