Due to the still outstanding concerns raised over the amendment, Reid announced this evening on the Senate floor that Lieberman-Kyl bill “will not have a vote in the near future.” Reid added that negotiations are ongoing and “maybe the night will be bring more clearness to the issue. But right now I think it’s fair to say there will be no votes tonight.”An astute commenter on Durbin's speech [and Reid's reaction] has this to say:
Well, it looks like Reid sort of stood up for what is right. Now, bombard him with emails telling him to not even allow bills like this to come up for a vote. All he is doing is allowing the Republicans to frame the issue and we really don’t need any more of that.
Besides, what happened to their promise to pass a bill forbidding Bush from attacking Iran?Here’s how to contact Harry Reid
PS. The revised version of SA 3017 isn't any better.