Senators Lieberman and Collins to Introduce Stand-Alone ‘DADT’ Repeal Bill; Reid Promises a Vote on It


Senators Joseph Lieberman is holding a press conference at this moment announcingthat he, Senator Susan Collins, and others are introducing a new stand-alone bill to repeal 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell'. 

He says Harry Reid has promised to bring it up for a vote before the end of the lame-duck session, and says the votes are there.

The timing is unclear.

UPDATE:Lieberman adds, on Twitter: "Reid told me he will 'Rule 14' the free-standing #DADT repeal so it skips cmte and can come directly to the Senate floor."