Newtown families will look on as Senate sinks Toomey-Manchin today

With the news that Senator Kelly Ayotte will vote against the Toomey-Manchin background check compromise today, that effectively cuts off the last route to 60 votes for the proposal. Senator Heidi Heitkamp — a red state Democrat — also announced her opposition moments ago. Barring a string of last minute flip-flops, which all but certainly won’t happen, Toomey-Manchin looks to […]