By Gary P Jackson
On Thursday the Senate voted on an amendment to the STOCK Act, legislation concerning corrupt insider trading. [which passed] The amendment would have banned earmarks. It did not pass. The vote was 59-40 against with Senator Mark Kirk [R-IL] who is still recovering from a stroke, not voting.
To see how your Senator voted, click here. From there you can contact your Senator and either thank or chew a little, depending on how they voted.