SENATE PARTISANS: The Hill did an interesting experiment, asking all 99 sitting senators who they thought were the most and least partisan. From J.T. Rushing: 'Edward Kennedy (D-Mass.) and Susan Collins (R-Maine) are the easiest senators to work with, while Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.) and Jim Bunning (R-Ky.) are the most partisan members of the upper chamber, according to a survey conducted by The Hill. ... Democrats singled out Bunning, David Vitter (La.), Tom Coburn (Okla.) and DeMint as the most difficult. One Democratic senator called them 'a bunch of 4-year-olds.' Several Democrats said Bunning in particular is so irascible that they don't even try to speak to the Hall of Fame pitcher unless it's about baseball.'
Tuesday, April 21, 2009
Politico on Partisanship
Thought this was interesting, though in no way surprising. From Politico's morning e-mail: