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October 20, 2014

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9:37 p.m.
Senate Kills More House Obamacare Amendments in CR Ping-Pong
7:49 p.m.
Shutdown Battle About Setting Stage for Debt Limit Fight
5:17 p.m.
Vitter Amendment Won’t Go Away Quietly
4:22 p.m.
Democrats to Boehner: Bring Our Bill to the Floor
2:22 p.m.
Senate Torpedoes House’s Latest Obamacare Delay (Updated)
12:37 p.m.
Senate Plans to Vote Down House CR Riders This Afternoon
12:13 p.m.
Durbin Signals Democrats Won’t Bite on Medical Device Tax Repeal (Updated)
3:46 p.m.
Senate Rejection of House’s Obamacare Delay Unlikely to Come Sunday (Updated)
5:09 p.m.
Senate Adjourns Until Monday
3:54 p.m.
Graham: Those Who Cause Government Shutdown Will Be Enemies for Life
3:25 p.m.
Cruz, Lee Lobbying House GOP, but to What End?
1:49 p.m.
Senate Votes to Keep Obamacare Funded, Sends CR Back to House
7:56 p.m.
Grassley Frustrated by Fight Over His Health Care Amendment
6:10 p.m.
Senate Sets Friday Votes on CR
4:46 p.m.
Corker: Only Cruz and Lee Holding Up CR Votes (Video)
2:20 p.m.
Durbin: House CR Changes Will Cause Government Shutdown
12:10 p.m.
Manchin Backs One-Year Delay of Individual Mandate
11:52 a.m.
Vitter Files Expanded Ethics Complaint Against Reid, Boxer
9:35 p.m.
Senate CR Keeps $174K Payment for Lautenberg Widow
8:17 p.m.
Senate Endgame in Sight for Stopgap Spending Bill
3:35 p.m.
McCain Criticizes Cruz’s Nazi Germany Reference (Video)
12:53 p.m.
Senate Votes 100-0 to Take Up CR as Cruz Shows Signs of Bending on Schedule
11:12 a.m.
#TedTalks: The Presiders
10:16 a.m.
Cornyn Praises Cruz, but Disagrees on Obamacare Tactics
10:01 a.m.
Lew to Congress: Oct. 17 Deadline to Increase Debt Limit
7:56 a.m.
Ted Cruz Pulls an All-Nighter to Defund Obamacare
10:28 p.m.
Best Clips of Ted Cruz’s Talkathon on Defunding Obamacare (Video)
9 p.m.
Bedtime Stories With Sen. Ted Cruz (Video)
7:40 p.m.
Senators Float Proposals to Exempt Military From Shutdown
7:01 p.m.
Ethics Dismisses Vitter Complaint Against Reid, Boxer
4:46 p.m.
Paul and Cruz Chart Different Paths to Senate (and National) Power
3:40 p.m.
Ted Cruz Takes the Floor, but Don’t Call It a Filibuster (Updated)
2:03 p.m.
Reid Backs Mikulski on Shorter-Term CR (Updated)
11:53 a.m.
McConnell: Cruz Plan Would Shut Government and Keep Obamacare Funded (Video)
9:30 p.m.
Mike Lee Likens Obamacare Fight to Revolutionary War
6:10 p.m.
Senate GOP Prepares to Shoot Down Cruz’s Obamacare Strategy
6:03 p.m.
Senators, Staff Told Not to Enroll in Obamacare Exchanges Yet
6:01 p.m.
Cruz’s Title at NRSC Highlights Conflict With Colleagues
5:09 p.m.
McConnell Won’t Filibuster House-Passed CR
5 p.m.
Ted Cruz, Harry Reid Spar Over Obamacare, Brinkmanship
5:40 p.m.
Cruz Asks House to Pass a Bill It Has Already Approved
1:09 p.m.
Filibuster the House CR? Cruz, Other Conservatives Say ‘Yes’ (Updated)
11:39 a.m.
A Tale of Two Statements: W.Va. Senators React to EPA Coal Decision
5:59 p.m.
Senate Finds a Way Off the (Helium) Cliff
5:56 p.m.
Corker Warns of Inflated Expectations From Push to Defund Obamacare
5:53 p.m.
Senate Adjourned Until Monday, Won’t Vote Until Tuesday
3:57 p.m.
Ron Johnson May Sue Over Obamacare Ruling for Congressional Staff
11:26 a.m.
Why Ted Cruz Might Be Right About Defunding Obamacare in the Senate
6:05 p.m.
Cruz Predicts Senate Defeat on Obamacare Defunding, Asks House to Keep Up Fight
4:03 p.m.
Coburn Targets Pro Sports Leagues’ Tax Exemptions
3:49 p.m.
Democratic Senators Say They’re More Worried Than Ever About a Default
2:02 p.m.
Schumer: Obama Should Pick Yellen to Head Federal Reserve
1:30 p.m.
Senate GOP Thinks House Republican’s CR Is Too Expensive
6:37 p.m.
Vitter’s Push to Nix Benefits Roils Senate
5:50 p.m.
After Navy Yard Shooting, Ayotte Calls for Hearing on Contractor Hiring
3:14 p.m.
Reid: ‘We Don’t Have the Votes’ for Background Checks
11:54 a.m.
Durbin: Vitter Voted for Obamacare Contributions for Senators and Staff
6:34 p.m.
Feinstein: ‘When Will Enough Be Enough’ for Congress to Act on Guns?
2:20 p.m.
Senate Adjourns Due to Navy Yard Shooting (Updated)
3:30 p.m.
Vitter Seeks Ethics Investigation of Reid, Boxer Over Prostitution Amendment (Updated)
6:23 p.m.
Mother of Trayvon Martin Set to Testify at Senate Hearing
3:29 p.m.
Coburn, Flake Urge Opposition to House CR Spending Level
2:15 p.m.
Democratic Leaders Push Boehner to Abandon Conservatives on Fiscal Issues
10:43 a.m.
Judiciary Panel Deal Defines ‘Journalist’ (Updated)
7:17 p.m.
Cruz: ‘We Need a Hundred More Like Jesse Helms in the U.S. Senate’ (Video)
4:07 p.m.
Vitter Holds Up Energy Bill Over Obamacare Amendment
1:01 p.m.
Keystone Debate Poised to Hit Senate Floor
6:17 p.m.
Durbin, Vitter Praise USDA Action Against Online Puppy Mills
4:52 p.m.
Senate Hits Pause Button on Syria Response
11:12 a.m.
McConnell Opposes Syria Strike
10:57 a.m.
Senate Syria ‘Gang’ Discussing New Resolution
10:13 a.m.
Rand Paul Doubts Senate Will Ever Hold Syria Vote
7:45 p.m.
Rand Paul Wants Vote on Presidential War Powers
4:39 p.m.
Stabenow Won’t Back Another Farm Bill Extension
4:14 p.m.
Obama to Meet Tuesday With Senate Republicans, Democrats on Syria
4:10 p.m.
10 Senators to Watch This Week on Syria
3:26 p.m.
Reid Warns Against Staying on the Sidelines in Syria
1:01 p.m.
Biden Praises ‘Senator Barb’
6:37 p.m.
Obama to Meet With Senate Democrats Tuesday on Syria
8:46 p.m.
McCain Faces Opposition to Syria Intervention at Arizona Town Halls
5:01 p.m.
Is Larry Summers Worth the Hill Hassle for Obama?
2:42 p.m.
CIA Evidence of ‘Horrendous’ Syrian Atrocities Will Be Given to Senators
6:13 p.m.
Senate to Return Briefly on Friday to Expedite Syria Showdown Vote (Updated)
2:33 p.m.
Rand Paul Says Only the House Can Stop Syria Resolution
10:25 a.m.
Durbin’s Role Key as Syria Debate Pushes Forward
9:19 p.m.
Text of Senate Draft Syria War Authorization
6:21 p.m.
Senate’s Syria Resolution Sets Time Limits, Won’t Authorize Ground Troops (Updated)
4:34 p.m.
Syria Hearing Probes Scope, Risks, Costs
12:20 p.m.
Filibuster the Strike Against Syria? Not So Fast
4:01 p.m.
Voting Against Obama on Syria Would Be ‘Catastrophic,’ McCain Warns
5:36 p.m.
Syria War Resolution Will Be Narrowed, Lawmakers Say

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