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).