June 28, 2007: THE PEOPLE PREVAIL!
By a 46 to 53 margin, the Senate rebuffed amnesty when it failed to invoke cloture on S. 1639, the so-called "grand bargain" immigration bill. Subsequently, Majority
Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) indicated that he would pull the bill from further consideration after Sens. Ted Kennedy (D-Mass.), Arlen Specter (R-Pa.), and others had sought to ram the bill through using an arcane procedural method instead of subjecting the proposal to committee and public scrutiny.