4:00am

Fri February 25, 2011
History

Lincoln Moment

For more than a week, Democrats have stayed away from Wisconsin's state Senate. Not having enough members on hand, has stopped a vote on a Republican plan to curtail the bargaining rights of unions. The delay has lasted long enough for people to look up the history of such incidents. Morning Edition's Steve Inskeep reports on one from the Illinois state legislature in 1840.

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