and if anyone thinks the government cannot apply the same principle to our exorbitant salaries that we are so very privileged to receive, they are naive. A strictly partisan bill. Couldn't even muster the support of a single Republican senator. Not one damn Republican...and I thought Bush was divisive! I never agreed with voting straight down party lines but it's become a litmus test for me now. This is supposed to be change I can believe in? Well, it is change. Thanks, libs!