So, every single Democrat voted against this. (Something to chew on for the “all the Democrats are worthless except for Feingold” crowd.) Here are the Republicans who voted “nay.”
Notice anything? Yep, three of them (Burns-Chafee-Talent) are in do-or-die re-election races. The other four are either not running this year or safe from challenge.
Here are some of the Republicans for voted for privatization that are on the ballot in 2006.
Kay Bailey Hutchison
Hand it to Rick Santorum – he’s really not toning down his wingnuttery to save his job from Bob Casey.