publication date: Tuesday, February 16, 2010 (part of Round XLII)

category: Government

clue: 59% isn't much of a majority to lead.

explanation: Reid was the Senate Majority Leader at the time this goo was published, although his 59 Democrats faced repeated risk of filibuster by 41 Republicans. more…

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Samir Mehta, Chris Lemler, Justin Woods, Richard Slominsky, Denise Sawicki, Mike Rothstein, Steve Dunn, Amy Austin, Mike Eberhart, Aaron Shurtleff, Scott Horowitz, Ryan Dunn, Walter Chesser, and Melissa Anderson


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