Kirk vs. Kirk: Lobbying a lawmaker on DADT with extra clout | The Bilerico Project:
"When it comes to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender rights, we know that powerful political families are divided, but those divisions generally never make jaws drop. Then again, I've never lobbied a lawmaker with his ex-wife before.
On Tuesday, May 11, I went to Capitol Hill with 400 veterans and civilian supporters to lobby for the repeal of the discriminatory 'Don't Ask, Don't Tell,' discharge policy applied to the ban on gay and lesbian service members in the military. The repeal of the law has vast universal appeal among all groups polled including Republicans and even members of the 'Tea Party.'
And apparently Congressional spouses..."
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