McConnell Energy Amendment Defeated, 42-56

By May 13, 2008Energy

U.S. Senate rejects the supply side of supply and demand, defeating an amendment sponsored by Sen. Mitch McConnell that would have allowed access to domestic energy supplies in the Outer Continental Sheld and the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge.

On to a measure to stop filling the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

It’s like debating the sprinkles on a cake you can’t eat.

UPDATE (12:04 p.m.): The sprinkles pass 97-1.

UPDATE (2:05 p.m.): Roll call vote here. Senate declares, “Let them eat sprinkles!”

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