We just got word from a knowledgeable insider that Senate Majority Leader Frist (R-TN) has figured out a way to bring a "clean" fence bill to the floor of the Senate for a final vote.
1. IF YOU HAVEN'T CALLED YOUR 2 SENATORS, PLEASE PICK UP THE PHONE NOW AND URGE THEIR "YES" VOTE.
2. IF YOU ALREADY HAVE CALLED YOUR SENATORS, CONSIDER CALLING THE SENATORS FROM SMALL-POPULATION STATES IN YOUR PART OF THE COUNTRY (we have fewer members there, so those Senators probably need a lot more calls).
Just call the Senate Switchboard and ask for the Senator by name. Many of you have written that you can't afford to make these calls and are asking for faxes. It is too late for the fax attack. Only phone calls at this late moment will do the job on this vote. (But I certainly understand and accept that some of you can't afford the phone calls.)
U.S. Senate Switchboard
If the Switchboard number is busy, you may want to call the direct line of the Senator. You can find that direct number at: