"Gender Discrimination"

On November 17, 2010, the Cloture Motion to proceed with the Paycheck Fairness Act in the Senate failed 58-41.  In other words, a petition for cloture (or, a request to proceed with limited debate on the legislation) was before the Senate regarding the Paycheck Fairness Act.  To proceed, a petition for cloture requires a 2/3 majority, or