Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) (R) listens while Senator Joseph Lieberman (I-CT) takes questions during a press conference on Capitol Hill December 9, 2010 in Washington, DC. The US Senate was not able to get a 60 vote super majority necessary to move along a defense authorization bill that included language to repeal the US military's "Don't Ask Don't Tell" policy that prohibits gay service members from openly serving. The policy was eventually repealed.
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