Because with Specter and the likely seating of Al Franken, Democrats will reach a filibuster-proof 60-seat majority.
Since the question of his seating involved simple facts, the founders required only a simple majority to decide it.
Can you imagine what a seating nightmare that was for the Emmys people?
The main difference between second and third class was the seating.
The seating was bipartisan, the tone was collegial, the president struck some centrist, even conservative notes.
"I'm so glad you came," she said with great cordiality, seating herself near the other and beaming on her.
Then seating himself by his side, he took from his pocket two pieces of wood, very dry.
"Kitty is really too bad; she is never less than an hour late," said Mrs. Alcot, seating herself.
"Something," answered the bravo, seating himself with signs of fatigue.
"Just a minute, till I take this call," he said, seating himself at the table.
"thing to sit on; act of sitting," c.1200, from Old Norse sæti "seat, position," from Proto-Germanic *sæt- (cf. Old High German saze, Middle Dutch gesaete "seat," Old High German gisazi, German Gesäß "buttocks"), from PIE root *sed- "to sit" (see sit). Meaning "posterior of the body" (the sitting part) is from c.1600; sense of "part of a garment which covers the buttocks" is from 1835. Seat belt is from 1915, originally in airplanes.
"residence, abode, established place," late 13c., extended use of seat (n.1), influenced by Old French siege "seat, established place," and Latin sedes "seat." Meaning "city in which a government sits" is attested from c.1400. Sense of "right of taking a place in a parliament or other legislative body" is attested from 1774. Old English had sæt "place where one sits in ambush," which also meant "residents, inhabitants," and is the source of the -set in Dorset and Somerset.