By Sam Baker and Elise Viebeck - 06/25/12 11:18 AM EDT
The excruciating wait is nearly over; the high court is poised to release the most anticipated ruling since Bush v. Gore.
Lawmakers, with their type-A personalities, are in the unusual and uncomfortable position of being powerless to influence the dramatic events.
There is no lobbying to be done, no communications strategy to deploy — no way to shape the justices’ thinking or turn the outcome.
But there are different ways of coping.