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[Updated] Social media wrap: Reaction to Defense authorization bill vote (and DADT)

September 21, 2010 |  3:07 pm

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[Updated 12:01 a.m.]      

JoeLieberman (Connecticut): We didn’t win today, but we can win this fight this year. http://bit.ly/cTTSPR #DADT

Senate_GOPs @KayBaileyHutch and @JohnCornyn Statements on the Defense Authorization Bill http://bit.ly/aY92gW

Grahamblog (Lindsey Graham, South Carolina):  Democrats are playing politics with the defense authorization bill. http://bit.ly/9Kergw (Audio) #sctweets #scpol

John McCain (Arizona): Senator McCain Leads The Fight Against Democrats Attempt to Politicize ...

... The Defense Bill. Click here and watch his comments on the Senate floor this morning. http://bit.ly/bN4ngZ

Kendrick Meek (Florida): Today's vote blocking Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal, pay raises for soldiers & DREAM Act dishonors our brave troops.

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@George_LeMieux  Statement on Defense Bill http://bit.ly/aFitzq

burrforsenate (North Carolina): Statement on today's cloture vote on the Defense Authorization Bill: http://bit.ly/bRPOVS #ncsen #ncgop

SenGillibrand  (New York):  V disappointed DOD Auth vote failed. #DADT undermines the integrity of our military & must be repealed. Join the fight: http://repealdadt.com

GreggHarper (Mississippi):  Thank you Terry Gann and the AFR team for a great interview. The U.S. military should not be used as a testing ground for social change.

SpeakerPelosi: While our troops fight for the American ideals of freedom & equality, no Senate Rs voted for fundamental fairness #DADT

MaryjoKilroy (Ohio): I was very disappointed that repealing #DADT failed today. We owe our gay servicemembers a debt of gratitude - not force them to hide. #oh15

MarkUdall
(Colorado): We need all qualified men and women to be able to serve. #DADT wastes military resources & jeopardizes our national security.

RepTammyBaldwin (Wisconsin): It is outrageous that a handful of Senators has thwarted the will of 75% of the American people by blocking the repeal of #DADT burrforsenate Statement on today's cloture vote on the Defense Authorization Bill: http://bit.ly/bRPOVS #ncsen #ncgop

-- Craig Howie

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