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Have we given up on Senate reform? The debate seems to have drifted down into a muddle about how to fill 22 vacant seats.
This is not good enough. Let us remind ourselves of what the real scandal is. It's the fact that the damn thing costs nearly $100 million a year to run -- or nearly $1 million per senator -- something largely lost amid the expenses scandals of this or that senator.