Franken talks with Messina and Solmonese near the senate floor before the passage of a procedure hurdle in Washington

 
Franken talks with Messina and Solmonese near the senate floor before the passage of a procedure hurdle in Washington
U.S. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) (L-R) talks with White House Deputy Chief of Staff Jim Messina and Human Rights Campaign President Joe Solmonese (L) near the senate floor before the passage of a procedure hurdle to lead to the probable repeal of the Don't Ask Don't Tell policy against homosexuals serving in the military, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, December 18, 2010. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS MILITARY SOCIETY)