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Lady Gaga asks for the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell

Lady Gaga asks for the repeal of Don't Ask Don't Tell

In the clip, Gaga addresses several senators by name — including Republicans John McCain, Kentucky’s Mitch McConnell and Oklahoma’s James Inhofe — and asks them to vote in favor of the Defense Authorization Bill, which includes language that would repeal “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell.” She says: “Don’t Ask Don’t Tell” is a law that was…

Solar Decathlon Opens, Chu Offers $87M for Solar Technologies

Solar Decathlon Opens, Chu Offers $87M for Solar Technologies

Twenty unique high-tech, solar-powered houses took center stage on the National Mall today at the opening of the U.S. Energy Department’s Solar Decathlon.

300 Groups Ask Senate for More Powerful Climate Bill

300 Groups Ask Senate for More Powerful Climate Bill

A coalition of more than 300 groups, representing the faith, human-rights, social justice, and environmental communities, sent a letter to U.S. senators today demanding energy and climate legislation that is much stronger than the measure approved by the House of Representatives in June.