Pandemonium in the Capitol

Roughly an hour ago, after 61 hours of debate, the Republican state Assembly Speaker unexpectedly called a vote and then left the voting open for only seconds until a bare majority present had cast yes votes and then closed the voting, too quickly for most of the Democrats in the chamber to even get a chance to vote. Democrats erupted into cries of “Shame, Shame, Shame” as Republicans filed out of the hall. Here’s our report from the scene.

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