The Washington Post has a pimp piece supporting another Feingold/McCain assault on the US Constitution, and fulfilling it's central role as the Ministry of Propaganda.
...There is no fast and easy solution to this problem. But the bottom line is this: The people of Illinois -- and New York, Colorado and Delaware, the other states that faced vacancies this year -- should be able to vote for those who would represent them in Washington. If their governors and state legislatures aren't willing to give them that power, Congress should find a way to do it.
Comment: The issue isn't about democracy (socialism), it is about republicanism, checks and balances, and the right of the states. The people have their legislative representation in the House, the time has come to restore the state's in the Senate.