I have to say writing the headline above still feels like a Twilight Zone moment.
Senate Democrats were unable to overcome a GOP filibuster of a bill to restore habeas corpus rights for enemy combatants detained at Guantanamo and elsewhere.
Habeas rights were expressly stripped from detainees by Congress late last year.
Late Update: In its original version, this post erroneously reported that Arlen Specter was the lone Republican voting with the Democrats. Five other GOP senators supported the proposal: Snowe, Sununu, Lugar, Hagel, and Smith.