If neither Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) nor Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) are allowed to claim victor over the coveted Senate Chamber gavel come election day, Vice President Joe Biden will play tie-breaker.
BUT, it has no chance of becoming law.
With Democrats scared that they're going to lose the Senate in the November 2014 elections, they've been very hesitant to actually legislate. Doing so would require some of their members to actually take a position on some important issues, and in response to that, they're just grinding everything to a halt.
McConnell had strong words for Harry Reid and his skewed priorities.
Patent reform and intellectual copyright reform more generally have been gaining steam on Capitol Hill and in the conservative movement recently.
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