Sen Susan Collins has voted for the "Stimulus" Package. It now goes to conference committee.
A talking head on TV said yesterday that she has threatened that if the final bill varies much from the version she agreed to, she may not back it. (No link.)
That means that Collins may be holding the entire House and Senate in the palm of her hand on this one.
Of course, since Wall Street finds nothing to like in this bill or in Treasury Secretary Geithner's speech where he apparently had little of substance to say,
"The good news is they are going to spend a trillion dollars, the bad news is they don't know how," said James Cox, managing partner at Harris Financial Group.
she may take the blame instead of the credit ....