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How Florida voted on repeal of 'don't ask, don't tell'



Florida Reps. Lincoln Diaz-Balart and Ileana Ros-Lehtinen were among the 15 Republicans who voted for the repeal of the military's "don't ask, don't tell" policy barring gay and lesbian soliders from serving openly.

The rest of Florida's delegation voted with their respective party. The repeal passed 250-175 and now heads to the Senate, where Florida Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson is in favor and Republican George LeMieux is opposed. (story here)

[Last modified: Wednesday, December 15, 2010 6:14pm]


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