Senate Coup Draws Smiles

Kinnander, Ola; Sanchez, Humberto; Vadum, Matthew; Hume, Lynn
June 2001
Bond Buyer;06/04/2001, Vol. 336 Issue 31152, p1
Trade Publication
Focuses on the potential impact of a Democrat-controlled Senate on the bond market in the United States. Decision by Vermont Senator James Jeffords to leave the Republican Party and become an independent which gave the Democrats a one-vote majority in the Senate; Effect of the Senate control change on tax-exempt bond legislation.


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