The DC Voting Rights Act has survived its trip through the Senate Committee by a 9-1 vote, with only Senator John Warner (R-VA) dissenting. Three more Republican Senators dissented from the party line and voted with the Democratic majority on the committee, possibly signifying a more broad support for the DC Vote in the rest of the Senate than initially expected. Will it be 60 votes?
Heck if I know, but I’d at least like to see a filibuster attempted instead of just dropped like so many hot rocks.
This post appeared in its original form at DC Metblogs