Final Note

Secret Santa in the Senate

Kai Ryssdal Nov 30, 2011

This final note today. There is hope yet for bipartisanship in the Senate of the United States. For the first time — ever, as far as anyone can tell — senators are going to do a Secret Santa thing this Christmas.

Ten bucks is the price limit. Fifty-eight senators have signed up: 37 Democrats, 21 Republicans. Nobody in the leadership, so far.

It’s not like they’re going to solve the budget deficit, but it’s a nice gesture, no?

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