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

Article: 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

Article: 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

Article: 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.