Democrats Win Today's Overtime Battle
by Michael Fox
Even as I was writing about the continuing fight over the OT amendments, the Senate battle was being fought. According to the AP story, the Republicans were unable to shut off debate on the amendment which had been added to a major trade bill. Since both sides want to pass the trade bill, it will be interesting to see who blinks. Senate Majority leader Bill Frist apparently switched his vote to no, which allows him to have the matter reconsidered later. Stay tuned.