Democrats Have Been Locked in Senate Chamber Since Six This Morning

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They want to make sure they get the big chairs when the Republicans arrive this afternoon. Not that sitting on the dais mattered yesterday. Meanwhile, the Republicans have sued Senate Secretary Angelo Aponte for locking the Senate chamber, turning off lights, cameras, and microphones, and otherwise preventing them from holding their sham sessions. See you at 3 p.m., when the madness is scheduled to begin again, and Paterson's marriage-equality bill is first on the docket. [NYP]