Ted Stevens lifts his secret hold on federal budget open database bill, but what about other Senator(s)?

Find out the latest at the Palm Beach Post blog:

Another Democratic senator appears to have placed a “secret hold” on legislation that would pry open the murky world of federal contracting to public scrutiny.

That’s the word that Oklahoma Republican Sen. Tom Coburn received Tuesday from the Republican cloakroom, the place that tracks who is blocking legislation using the parliamentary maneuver.

The news came soon after Coburn learned that Sen. Ted Stevens, R-Alaska, had finally lifted his hold on the measure that Coburn and Sen. Barack Obama, D-Ill., introduced in April.

Stay tuned …

Update 6:12 PM: Via a little birdie – Senator Stevens has placed the bill back on secret hold.