By Advocate.com Editors
Originally published on Advocate.com December 18 2010 8:15 AM ET
In a rare Saturday session, the Senate has voted 63-33 to advance a bill to repeal "don't ask, don't tell."
Repeal looked to be dead when Senate Republicans defeated a larger military spending bill earlier this month.
But a stand-alone bill introduced by independent senator Joe Lieberman and Republican senator Susan Collins garnered support from Republicans including Sen. Scott Brown of Massachusetts and Sen. Olympia Snowe of Maine.
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