Tag Archives: Mark Pryor

Speed Read: Thursday 31 October 2013

ENDA now has a pretty solid 60 votes in the Senate to overcome any filibuster attempt to block a vote. Equality Florida lobbied aggressively for Senator Bill Nelson to co-sponsor and now all Democrats are ready to back the bill.

ENDA appears to have 60 votes in Senate, but House not likely to budge

With one sentence, U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid promised, during his remarks on the floor Monday, that he will bring the Employment Non-Discrimination Act to the Senate floor during the current Senate work period.

DADT study leak mostly supports repeal

A 370-page Pentagon study on implementing repeal of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell will report December 1 that repeal poses only minimal risk to current war efforts, according to an article posted Wednesday night in the Washington Post.

White House opposes stripping out DADT repeal

White House Communications Director Dan Pfeiffer issued a statement Monday night saying, "The White House opposes any effort to strip 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell' from the National Defense Authorization Act."

Vote against filibuster fails; no DADT repeal today

The Senate rejected a motion to break a Republican-led filibuster against an annual defense spending bill that includes language aimed at ending the military’s Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell law banning gays. The vote was 56 to 43.

Keen News Service Podcast, 6/12/2010

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GOP studies options against DADT; eyes Webb and Pryor

Republicans are reportedly scouring for filibuster votes against the Don’t Ask Don’t Tell repeal and are expected to focus their efforts on winning over Democrats Jim Webb of Virginia and Mark Pryor of Arkansas.