Chellie Pingree’s opening statement on repealing DADT

Let me second Joe’s pride in Representative Chellie Pingree. As another Mainer here, it’s fantastic to see our representation actively lead on this issue. Here’s the video of Pingree’s opening statement on the floor today, from the Prop 8 Trial Tracker.

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Born and raised in Maine, Nick Seaver moved to DC to study political communication in 2003. He began writing extensively on LGBT rights during the first ballot initiative in Maine that overturned marriage equality. He writes about a variety of issues, ranging from marriage to issues facing LGBT youth. Follow him on Twitter at @NDSeaver.

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