Without the help of Ben Nelson, Democrats were able to break the GOP filibuster on the jobs bill with the help of Kit Bond, George Voinovich, Susan Collins, Olympia Snowe and Scott Brown.
The final vote was 62-30, with Frank Lautenberg missing the vote because of his chemo.
As Aravosis points out, Conservatives are on fire going after Brown. It appears the honeymoon is officially over:
it wasn’t just the people of MA who put you where you are. Next time you vote like that I expect to be kissed first!
Well, I guess we worked our tails off to get another RINO elected. I’m so disappointed in Scott Brown
Hey, Massachusetts! How do you like Scott Specter?
You dont understand – We Americans Had Drawn A Line In The Sand With @scottbrownma – Its All Gone Now. #traitor
Michael Savage totally called it… @SCOTTBROWNMA sucks!
Read more of the angry tweets at AmericaBLOG.
Adding…. This bill is mostly nothing but tax breaks for small business. Again we see a large number of Republicans voting against reducing taxes. What platform do they have now besides being the party of no?