The three-day get out the vote fest on the doomed constitutional gay marriage ban (a.k.a. Federal Marriage Amendment) came today when proponents failed to get the necessary support to force a final vote.
Though they lost the vote, the backers of the amendment did succeed in getting lawmakers on record on the issue and they said they expected it to reverberate throughout the campaign season. Senators John Kerry of Massachusetts and John Edwards of North Carolina . . . did not vote. They both oppose the amendment, however, saying that while they oppose same-sex marriage, the issue is a state concern. [nyt]
It looks like Santorum's celebrity lineup [wonkette] was less than convincing.