Sounds like Sen. Majority Leader Harry Reid is counting on having 60 Dems in the Senate fairly soon.
Reid, frustrated yesterday over Senate Repubs blocking the confirmation of David Hayes, a natural resources lawyer, to be deputy secretary of the interior, said on the Senate floor:
“We will confirm David Hayes… If I have to wait until Al Franken comes, we will confirm David Hayes.”
(Hat tip: Glenn Thrush of Politico.)