I think the institution brought us this far. So perhaps the problem of reorienting the senate to be less corprate enabling and more countries best interests enabling, is to finally do election funding reform! If they owe their ass to the cporp dopnors they will do their work to save their ass. End of story. ps- They say we keep Lieberman because of all the votes he casts with us. Like we wouldn't get those from a freshman Dem who replaced him??? And the freshaman wouldn't run to the enemies side and yell back how we are troop hating terrorist loving traitors. While exp[ecting to hold chairs of honor.