Civil Unrest: The Death of Decorum in Washington?

There was an extraordinary moment during the final senate debate on Elena Kagan's Supreme Court confirmation. While Senator Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) delivered remarks, Senator Al Franken (D-Minn.) was gasping, shaking his head, and commenting under his breath. Franken's displeasure with McConnell's speech was so blatant that the Kentucky Republican felt compelled to confront him afterwards. According to Republican aides who overheard, Republican leader McConnell admonished Senator Franken...Full Story
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