Sen. Pam Roach is back in the Republican caucus meetings.
Kicked out of the party’s private huddle since 2010, Roach said today she has been allowed to return since “a couple days ago.” That coincides with something else that happened a couple days ago, early Saturday morning to be exact: Senate Republicans forced a vote on their budget after taking over the Senate floor from the majority party.
They approved it with the bare minimum of 25 votes including three Democratic defectors, which meant they had to have Roach’s vote. And they got it.
Around the same time, Roach was …