What it all boils down to is that we may not know which party controls the Senate when the votes are all in on election night. It may be days before anyone knows whether Democrats or Republicans will control the chamber.
In a recent editorial, The New York Times offered Bill de Blasio their advice on educational policy. My advice to the new mayor who takes office on January 1, 2014 and the new School Chancellor is to ignore The New York Times as much as possible.
Democrats in the Senate are considering holding colleagues accountable for halting Republican filibusters by stripping seniority and chairmanships from those who do not vote for cloture. Let us demand it.