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Harry Reid Pulls Omnibus, But Announces Votes On DADT & DREAM Act | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Faced with the prospects of having to literally read the full 1924 pages of an omnibus spending bill, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid ...

Sunday Roundup

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Arianna Huffington

This week, President Obama and Mitch McConnell played "Let's Make A Deal" on the Bush tax cuts, but House Democrats aren't sure "The Price Is Right" and passed a non-binding resolution opposing the bargain -- putting its passage in "Jeopardy!". When it comes to gays in the military, the Pentagon thinks it's best "To Tell The Truth," but the Senate refused to repeal DADT, preferring the "I've Got A Secret" status quo. Meanwhile, in the latest episode of "Tattletales," Julian Assange was arrested in a bizarre case involving "sex by surprise" and having sex with a broken condom -- which certainly puts a whole other spin on the concept of WikiLeaks. Where is Bert Convy when you need him? Elsewhere, I tried to sell Conan on the concept of trading "Casual Fridays" for "Jeggings Fridays."

What Else Was In 'Don't Ask Don't Tell' Bill?

Mother Jones | Adam Weinstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

When Republicans successfully mustered their entire caucus to block an up-or-down vote on "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" on Tuesday, they were blocking a hec...

Senate Puts Off Action On "Don't Ask Don't Tell"

AFP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A planned November hearing by the US Senate Armed Services Committee to consider ending a ban on gays serving openly in the US military will be postpo...