Lessons from the 'vote-a-rama'
Sometime after 3 o'clock this morning, the Senate adopted its budget resolution for next year, 52-46, after a unique, marathon session that featured dozens of votes on everything from climate change policy to health care to sanctions on Iran.
2. PUBLIC LANDS:
Drama unfolds as Senate tackles key resource issues
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) succeeded yesterday in getting her public lands amendment passed, but it took an extra 10 minutes and a private chat with Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine).