| Oct 10, 2010
Krystal M. Ball
Occupation: Entrepreneur, certified public accountant
Education: Bachelor's degree in economics, University of Virginia
Political experience: First run for public office
Family: Husband, Jonathan, and daughter, Ella....
| Dec 22, 2010
| 7:24 AM
WASHINGTON -- Declaring that members of the military will no longer be asked to lie, President Barack Obama fulfilled a campaign promise Wednesday and signed a landmark law repealing the ban on gay men and women serving openly in the armed services....
| Oct 9, 2010
| 9:08 AM
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| Apr 1, 2011
| 6:14 PM
WASHINGTON D.C. -- The military expects to be ready to implement the repeal of the controversial "don't ask, don't tell" policy by midsummer, a top Pentagon official said Friday.
Clifford Stanley -- the Defense Department under secretary tasked with...
| Oct 27, 2010
| 8:10 PM
Two years ago, John McCain and the Republican establishment took a gamble with our nation's security and future by naming a know-nothing neophyte as his running mate on the GOP's presidential ticket. Perceived political advantage cynically trumped the...
| Oct 31, 2010
If you want to know what a member of the armed forces thinks about repealing "don't ask, don't tell," you could start by asking how old they are.
Generational differences appear to play a prominent role in whether soldiers, airmen, Marines and sailors...
| Nov 10, 2010
| 4:07 PM
I didn't meet an openly gay person — at least, one of my generation — until my freshman year at UC Irvine. The resident advisor for my dorm announced casually to her group during welcome week that she was a member of the campus group Irvine...
| Nov 17, 2010
| 6:17 PM
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid announced late Wednesday that the Senate will proceed with votes in the lame-duck session on two Democratic priority issues -- repealing the ban on gays serving openly in the military, and legislation to allow a path to...
| Dec 18, 2010
| 8:56 AM
In a landmark vote for gay rights, the Senate on Saturday voted to advance legislation that would overturn the military ban on openly gay troops known as "don't ask, don't tell."
The 63-33 test vote all but guarantees the legislation will pass the...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 6:56 AM
MORNING NEWS POLL: Do you support repealing the Pentagon's "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" policy?
MIDDAY NEWS POLL:
NEWS AT NINE POLL: Do you think Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle's expansion of training will...
| Apr 21, 2011
| 6:20 AM
President Obama's public position has long been that he doesn't support gay marriage.
But at a fund-raising event in San Francisco Wednesday night, Obama was talking about how his work is not finished. He said it would take more than one term "for us...
| May 9, 2011
| 7:48 PM
WASHINGTON -- A preliminary U.S. Navy plan to allow its chaplains to perform same-sex marriages in military chapels after the end of "don't ask, don't tell" has fired up congressional opposition.
All services are moving forward with the transition from...