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Harry Reid counting on Franken

Harry Reid counting on Franken
By Eric Black

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.)