California Senate President Darrell Steinberg smiles in the State Senate Chambers in Sacramento.

 
California Senate President Darrell Steinberg smiles in the State Senate Chambers in Sacramento.
California Senate President Darrell Steinberg smiles in the State Senate Chambers as he and fellow Democrats work to gather the necessary votes to pass a $40 billion budget at the State Capitol in Sacramento, California February 17, 2009. REUTERS/Max Whittaker