Matt Cover and Joe Schoffstall
March 3, 2010 - 6:50 PM
Wednesday, 3 March 2010 - 6:50pm
Senator John McCain (R-Ariz.) said that fellow Republican Senator Jim Bunning (Ky.) was "entitled" to his "rights as a senator" to insist that $10 billion in highway funds and unemployment and related benefits be paid for before Congress extended them. Other senators, however, suggested that they supported Bunning's dedication to fiscal responsibility, but, thought the spending was needed.