The vote was 60-39.
Kentucky’s Jim Bunning, a Republican who is retiring from the Senate next year, had thrown up his hands and gone home already. Probably had the right idea.
Merry Christmas, everybody!
Publisher’s note: between now and Sunday, the Hayride will be going into Christmas Vacation mode. We’ll have a few items over the next few days, but we won’t be back up to full speed until Monday.