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February 9, 2016

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4:02 p.m.
Senate Intelligence Committee Approves Changes to Surveillance Rules
12:54 p.m.
Booker Officially Sworn In as Senator (Video)
12:52 p.m.
Biden Open to Filibuster Changes After Republicans Block Watt, Millett Nominations (Updated)
8:30 a.m.
Grassley Committee Staff Won’t Follow Intent Of Grassley Obamacare Rule
4 a.m.
Stabenow’s Dual Roles: Key to Budget, Farm Bill Negotiations?
3:29 p.m.
Momentum Builds for ENDA in Senate
11:42 a.m.
Manchin Comes Out for ENDA
7:56 p.m.
Defense Policy Bill Likely Thanksgiving Appetizer
7:38 p.m.
Pryor Will Vote for ENDA, Report Says
5:25 p.m.
Obama’s FCC, Labor Nominations Advance but Watt, D.C. Circuit Fights Loom (Updated)
4:52 p.m.
Merkley Backs Shaheen’s Effort to Extend Obamacare Enrollment Window
12:48 p.m.
Democrats Introduce Bill to End Debt Limit Brinkmanship
5:48 p.m.
Feinstein Calls For Review of NSA Spying on Allied Foreign Leaders
3:39 p.m.
Reid Decries Attendance Woes as He Readies Nominations Push (Updated)
1:59 p.m.
ENDA Vote Could Come Next Week
11:35 a.m.
Graham Threatens Nominations Logjam Over Benghazi
6:07 p.m.
Reset the ‘Nuclear’ Clocks as Judicial Wars Loom
3:15 p.m.
Manchin’s Obamacare Mandate Delay Could Create Political Peril
1 p.m.
Senators Seek Ban on Animal Fight Attendance in Farm Bill Conference (Video)
12:22 p.m.
Rand Paul May Lack Leverage Over Fed Nominee Yellen (Video)
10:16 a.m.
10 Senate Democrats Push to Extend Obamacare Enrollment Window
4:53 p.m.
Tester, Pingree Push Clapper for Change to Protect Assault Victims
3:28 p.m.
Reid: ‘There’s Not Going to Be a Grand Bargain’
6:58 p.m.
Cory Booker Swearing-In Set for Oct. 31
4:35 p.m.
Manchin Doubts Obama Would Veto Bipartisan Delay of Individual Mandate (Updated)
6:20 p.m.
Democrat Tells Obama People Shouldn’t Be Penalized For Problematic Health Insurance Website
1:44 p.m.
Arms Treaty Stymied by Second Amendment Concerns in Senate
10 a.m.
Reid: GOP Will Lose House if Government Shuts Down Again
4:33 p.m.
Did Vitter Squander the Best Chance for His Obamacare Amendment?
3:07 p.m.
Obama Announces DHS Nomination; Some Republicans Already Critical
4:25 p.m.
Obama to Nominate Jeh Johnson for Homeland Security
10:42 a.m.
Budget Conference Leaders Hold Breakfast Meeting
9:40 a.m.
Senate Recesses With Contentious NLRB Vote Looming
8:18 p.m.
$2 Billion for Dam Project in Debt Deal ‘Not an Earmark,’ Reid Explains (Updated)
8:11 p.m.
Senate Approves Bill to Avert Default, Reopen Government
5:33 p.m.
Final Version of Reid-McConnell Debt Limit, Shutdown Deal Released (Updated)
4:53 p.m.
Will Cruz’s Clout Fade After Strategy Failed?
11:49 a.m.
Reid, McConnell Announce Deal to End Shutdown, Avert Default; Cruz Will Not Delay Vote (Video)
7:48 p.m.
Senate Leaders Optimistic About Debt, Shutdown Deal After House Plan Collapses (Updated)
6:26 p.m.
Senate Staff Gets Guidance (for Now) on Obamacare Exchanges
5:16 p.m.
‘Shutdown Isn’t All Bad,’ According to Environment Panel GOP in Top 10 List
4:59 p.m.
Staffers Warned of Downside of Missing This Friday’s Payday
3:16 p.m.
Cruz, Lee Are No-Shows at Important GOP Lunch
12:12 p.m.
Reid Slams New House GOP Debt Limit Offer
11:08 a.m.
Senate Talks Continue as House GOP Prepares Procedural Gift for Reid
7:40 p.m.
Debt Limit Deal Could Test New Floor Procedure
6:36 p.m.
Filibuster Could Push Senate Debt Limit Votes to After Thursday Deadline
5:14 p.m.
Senate Republicans Postpone Meeting to Ensure ‘Full Attendance’ (Updated)
4:01 p.m.
Senate Debt Limit Framework Emerges (Updated)
3:34 p.m.
Boxer Accuses GOP of Acting Like Domestic Abusers
12:46 p.m.
New ‘Hope’ for Debt, Shutdown Deal as Reid, McConnell Meet (Updated)
12:06 p.m.
Obama Calls Hill Leaders to White House to Talk Debt Limit, Shutdown (Updated)
11:49 a.m.
Bipartisan Group of Senators Open to Iranian Nuclear Talks
5:29 p.m.
Graham Pushes Vitter Amendment to Any Debt Limit Deal
4:17 p.m.
Reid, McConnell Speak by Phone With No Progress to Report
3:33 p.m.
Senate Talks Appear Stuck Over Broader Budget Considerations
12:13 p.m.
‘Saving Speaker Boehner’ Talking Point Boxes in Senate GOP
10:19 p.m.
Ted Cruz to House: ‘Stand Firm’ on Obamacare, ‘Republicans Will Win’
6:22 p.m.
After White House Meeting, Democrats Talk Unity
4:20 p.m.
Collins Stands Behind Plan as Leaders Attempt Larger Deal
3:25 p.m.
Democrats Strike Upbeat Tone, but Leave Question of House to GOP
12:11 p.m.
Senators Negotiate on Several Fronts as Reid and McConnell Step Up (Updated)
11:25 a.m.
Will the Senate Deal-Makers Reach a Deal?
8:11 p.m.
Could Farm Bill Help Reap a Medical Device Tax Repeal?
6:34 p.m.
Boehner’s Office a Popular Destination for Senate Republicans Friday
11:33 a.m.
Senate Talks on Debt Limit, Shutdown Continue After White House Meeting (Updated)
4:07 p.m.
Harry Reid Won’t Negotiate Until GOP Opens Government
2:04 p.m.
Ohio Clock Furloughed
12:07 p.m.
Cruz: Obamacare Will Return to Fore After Short-Term Debt Limit Hike
6:57 p.m.
Does Rand Paul Think the House GOP Wants to Spend Too Much? (Video)
6:09 p.m.
Leahy: Administration ‘Trying to Have It Both Ways’ on Egypt Aid
5:32 p.m.
Could These Senators Solve the Shutdown and Debt Limit Mess?
2:38 p.m.
Christie Meets With GOP Senators in Closed-Door Session
1:23 p.m.
D.C. Mayor Photobombs Senate Democrats’ Poorly Conceived Photo-Op
12:06 p.m.
Koch Industries: We’re Not Behind Obamacare Defunding
11:25 a.m.
GOP Senators Blast Obama Rhetoric on Debt Limit
7:29 p.m.
Bipartisan Group of Senators Seek Military Death Benefit Fix
7:14 p.m.
Senate Democrats Get Their Fed Choice: Janet Yellen
6:24 p.m.
Vulnerable Democrats Laugh Off GOP’s Shutdown Campaign Attacks
5:55 p.m.
Manchin Shows First Crack in Democratic Front on Debt Limit
3:35 p.m.
Senate Democrats Push to Suspend Debt Limit Until 2015 (Updated)
1:24 p.m.
Senate Might Review Law that Forces Federal Furloughs
1:10 p.m.
Corker: Lew Is a Non-Factor in Economic Debate
11:34 a.m.
Inhofe Undergoes Open Heart Surgery
9:08 p.m.
Graham Wants Repatriation Holiday to Fund Stimulus Projects
7:21 p.m.
It’s Unclear Whether Senate Can Advance a Clean Debt Limit Hike
4:45 p.m.
Back Pay for Furloughed Workers Hits Snag in Senate (Updated)
2:43 p.m.
Utah Is No Fan of Lee’s Obamacare-Linked Shutdown Strategy
1:26 p.m.
Senate Democrats’ Debt Limit Plan Might Resemble Old McConnell Idea
1:46 p.m.
Members Just ‘Showing Off’ by Not Furloughing Staff, Says Reid
12:31 p.m.
Hagel: Most Pentagon Civilians Returning to Work
6:40 p.m.
Has Strong Shutdown Rhetoric Violated Senate Rules? (Video)
5:47 p.m.
Baldwin Picks Up First ‘Golden Gavel’ of 2013
4:07 p.m.
McConnell Quietly Begins CR, Debt Limit Talks
1:41 p.m.
Senators Press Hagel on Military Pay
6:06 p.m.
Injured Officer Released From Hospital, Told Reid He Will Be Fine (Updated)
4:09 p.m.
Senators, Sergeant-at-Arms Use Twitter to Quickly Communicate Status After Shooting Incident
3:48 p.m.
Female Suspect Killed in Capitol Incident, Injured Officer Airlifted (Updated)
2:33 p.m.
Capitol Lockdown Lifted After Shots Fired on Senate Side (Updated)
1:17 p.m.
Reid Accuses Boehner of Reneging on ‘Clean’ CR Deal
12:53 p.m.
House Mini-CR Plans Blocked by Senate Democrats
11:48 a.m.
Senate Chaplain Asks God to ‘Save Us From the Madness’ of Shutdown
1:25 p.m.
Reid Offers to Go to Conference on Budget … Again
12:54 p.m.
Shutdown a ‘Dreamland’ for Foreign Spies, Clapper Warns (Updated)
5:52 p.m.
Another House CR Trial Balloon Pin-Pricked by Senate Democrats
10:01 a.m.
Senate Rejects House Move to Appoint Conferees
12:40 a.m.
Democrats Divulge Emails With Boehner Staff as Shutdown Fight Gets Personal (Updated)

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