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October 20, 2014

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7:21 p.m.
What Else Did Reid and Durbin Do Today?
7:08 p.m.
Longest Senate Vote Ever?
7:04 p.m.
ATF Pick Advances After Nail-Biter Senate Vote
5:22 p.m.
Shaheen Contrasts Obama Campaign With Veterans Backlog
5:05 p.m.
Boxer’s Struggle for Power On Display at Toxic Chemicals Hearing
3:57 p.m.
Murkowski Switches Vote on ATF Nominee (Updated)
2:21 p.m.
Obama, Senate Democrats Talk FISA, Keystone, Economy
9:56 a.m.
Early Test for McConnell’s Bid to Hold Line on Spending (Updated)
5:55 p.m.
Graham, McCain Trying to Make Egypt Trip
2:44 p.m.
Ted Cruz Likens Government Shutdown to Extended Weekend (Updated)
2:26 p.m.
Schiappa Out, Dove In as Senate GOP’s Key Floor Staffer
1:18 p.m.
Murray Weighs In on Tax Debate in Response to Baucus and Hatch
6:58 p.m.
Rand Paul Lifts Hold, Clearing Way for Confirmation Of FBI Director
5:06 p.m.
McCain Honors Cellmate George ‘Bud’ Day
3:25 p.m.
Democrats Gird for Fall Spending Battles
7:33 p.m.
Wyden, Udall: Clapper Failed to Justify NSA Phone Data Collection
4:18 p.m.
Steve King’s District Will Get DREAM Gathering Courtesy of Durbin, Harkin
12:52 p.m.
Does Anyone Care About Finance Deadline for Tax Overhaul Plans? (Updated)
4:46 p.m.
Military Sexual-Assault Bills Don’t Break on Party, Gender Lines
3:36 p.m.
Burr: ‘Dumbest Idea’ to Shut Down Government Over Obamacare
2:59 p.m.
Reid Dismisses Baucus’ Tax Overhaul Efforts (Updated)
11:43 a.m.
Harry Reid Says He Needs More Meetings With Mitch McConnell
6:52 p.m.
Democrats Split as Senate Approves Student Loan Deal
4:52 p.m.
The New Senator From Amtrak? (Video)
1:01 p.m.
Cornyn Tries to Block IRS From Implementing Obamacare
12:08 p.m.
Reid Rushing Nominees to Floor Before August Recess
7:03 p.m.
Republican Worlds Cross Paths in the Capitol
5:13 p.m.
Democrats Grudgingly Accept Student Loan Deal, for Now
2:08 p.m.
Graham Warns of Sequester Effect on Syria, Iran Intervention
11:46 a.m.
Obama, McConnell Push Student Loan Compromise
4:52 p.m.
Another GOP Senator Doesn’t Trust Paul Ryan
3:50 p.m.
McCain Pushes for Dollar Coins to Relieve Military Sequester
4:26 p.m.
Senators Want More Bipartisan Meetings
3:12 p.m.
Democrats Try Hardball on the Vanilla Issues of Legislating
12:30 p.m.
Citing Trayvon Martin, Durbin Plans Hearing on ‘Stand Your Ground’ Laws
7:01 p.m.
Student Loans Deal Waits for Amendment Votes
5:20 p.m.
A ‘Whale’ of a Senate Resolution for the Charles W. Morgan
4:56 p.m.
Reid: ‘We’re Through’ Doing Military and Homeland Security Appropriations First
3:55 p.m.
Corker: No Apologies, Hard Feelings — or BS — for McConnell
1:09 p.m.
McCain to Hold Joint Chiefs Chairman’s Nomination, Pending Answers on Syria
7:59 p.m.
Student Loan Deal Takes Shape, but Harkin Blamed for Delay
7:07 p.m.
Testy Meeting Among Senate GOP on ‘Nuclear Option’ Deal
6:34 p.m.
NLRB Recess Picks ‘Constitutionally Infirm,’ Another Court Rules
5:59 p.m.
A New Governing Majority in the Senate?
5:06 p.m.
Voting Rights Act Will Be Restored, Lawmakers Vow
2:30 p.m.
‘Nuclear Option’ Deal, Perez Survive Rubio Filibuster Push
12:33 p.m.
Media Shield Authors Gather a ‘Gang’
9:25 p.m.
‘Gang of 8′ Discusses House Immigration Strategy
6:27 p.m.
Ghosts of the Old Senate Chamber Leave Mark on ‘Nuclear Option’ Deal
6:06 p.m.
McCain Pulls Senate Back From the Brink
2:42 p.m.
How Cordray Snagged 17 Republicans (Updated)
10:39 a.m.
Deal Defuses ‘Nuclear Option’ in Senate (Updated)
6:15 p.m.
Reid Prepped Filibuster Showdown for Months (Updated)
5:07 p.m.
Democrats’ Memo on Senate Precedent Changes
2:03 p.m.
Obama Hopes for Deal Before Senate Goes ‘Nuclear’
11:13 a.m.
Reid Digs In on ‘Nuclear Option’
10:19 a.m.
Reid, McConnell Take ‘Nuclear Option’ Showdown to NBC
12:09 p.m.
The First Post-’Nuclear’ Cabinet Nominee? (Updated)
9:49 a.m.
What to Expect in the Senate’s ‘Nuclear’ Fallout
6:53 p.m.
Math Trips Up Latest Student Loan Fix
4:55 p.m.
‘Nuclear Option’ Showdown Slated for Next Week
2:13 p.m.
Student Loan Deal Emerges With Cap on Interest Rates
1:51 p.m.
Reid’s ‘Nuclear Option’ Playbook
10:44 a.m.
Reid Defends Going ‘Nuclear’ on Filibusters (Updated)
5:28 p.m.
Reid Preps Scaled-Down ‘Nuclear’ Threat
4:24 p.m.
Portman, Merkley to Discuss ENDA
3:50 p.m.
Senate Republicans’ New Push to Block Obamacare
12:02 p.m.
Merkley Says No More ‘Gentlemen’s Agreement’ to Avert ‘Nuclear Option’
11:33 a.m.
3 Republicans Vote to Advance ENDA
7:16 p.m.
Hatch May Support ENDA
4:39 p.m.
EPA Confirmation Fight Not Over Yet
4:10 p.m.
Democrats Duel on Student Loans
11:32 a.m.
House Democrats Rally Around Pathway to Citizenship, Schumer Says
11:20 a.m.
McConnell: If Obama Were a Republican, Democrats Would Call Him a Dictator
6:18 p.m.
Senate Democratic Immigration Negotiators to Meet With House Democrats
5:50 p.m.
LGBT Immigrant Rights Gets Second Chance, Seven Weeks Later
5:35 p.m.
With Vote Scheduled, Senate No Closer to Answer on Student Loans
5:20 p.m.
Maiden Speeches Finished … Almost
2:03 p.m.
McCain, Levin Call for Suspension of Aid to Egypt
8:58 p.m.
Body of Mark Udall’s Brother Found In Wyoming
7:40 p.m.
Egypt Coup Threatens $1.5 Billion in U.S. Aid
5:33 p.m.
Clapper Apologizes for ‘Erroneous’ Testimony to Congress
5:33 p.m.
Search Ongoing for Brother of Mark Udall
4:14 p.m.
Senate Staffers Alerted to Extended Benefits in Wake of DOMA Decision
2:27 p.m.
Reid Continues Recess Push for Immigration
4:15 p.m.
In Washington, but Not of It: Senate Short Timers Talk Congress
3:24 p.m.
How a Budget Resolution Doesn’t Go to Conference

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