The final word

"this is kind of a big moment for me, and I guess what it proved is that lame ducks can fly."

- Retiring Sen. Frank Lautenberg, (D) of New Jersey, commenting last week after the Senate passed his amendment to expand mandatory background checks of gun purchasers. Vice President Gore broke a 50-50 tie to adopt the amendment.

SOURCE: NATIONAL JOURNAL'S CONGRESSDAILY

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