According to the Huffington Post, it looks like the Small Business Bill has cleared "a key procedural hurdle" the Senate, 61-37 Yay. that means it'll pass by the end of the week. Big victory for the President. Medium victory for Congress, since it'll create Jobs that'll help the next Congress.
Ever notice that we've entered an age where clearing "key procedural hurdles" counts as news?
The two Republicans who crossed party lines to help actual Americans are both not running for re-election: George Voinovich of Ohio (praised by the President last week) and George LeMieux of Florida.