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September 16, 2014

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4:30 p.m.
Report Builds Pressure on Obama to Allow Keystone Pipeline
2:58 p.m.
U.S. Buys $11.5M Worth of Grape Juice After Push by Schumer, Gillibrand
11:45 a.m.
Rand Paul Faces Resistance to Allowing Guns at the Post Office
5:43 p.m.
Jim Webb’s 2007 SOTU Response Presaged Income Inequality Debate
4:09 p.m.
Senate Democrats Looking at March Vote on Minimum Wage
3:05 p.m.
Mark Udall’s Son Arrested for Heroin Possession, Plans to Seek Treatment
6:58 p.m.
Senator’s Son Stuck in Atlanta Snowstorm
3:09 p.m.
Harry Reid Opposes Obama on Trade Authority
1:40 p.m.
Rockefeller Doesn’t Trust Phone Companies With NSA’s Metadata (Updated) (Video)
12:37 a.m.
Cruz: Iran Might Nuke New York or Los Angeles
11:52 p.m.
Manchin: White House Waiting for 2014 Elections on Gun Control
11:02 p.m.
Graham Says World ‘Literally About to Blow Up’
4:35 p.m.
For Senate Democrats, No Credit for Wage Proposal From Obama
3:06 p.m.
Senate Democrats May Skip Budget Yet Again
2:51 p.m.
Democrats, GOP File Dueling Contraception Briefs With SCOTUS
2 p.m.
Baucus Greeted Warmly at Nomination Hearing
11:19 a.m.
McConnell Takes Credit for Hemp Provision in Farm Bill (Updated)
5:42 p.m.
Farm Bill Negotiators Reach Deal, Stabenow Says
3:47 p.m.
GOP Senators Release Obamacare Alternative
3:07 p.m.
Farm Bill, Military Sexual Assault, Nominations on Reid’s Agenda
2:24 p.m.
Schumer: Let States Experiment on Marijuana
6 a.m.
Roy Blunt Offers SOTU Prebuttal in GOP Address
4:31 p.m.
White House Briefs Democratic Chiefs of Staff on SOTU
12:15 p.m.
Loskarn Found in Basement After Suicide, Authorities Say (Updated) (Video)
11:52 a.m.
GOP Senators Press Obama on Keystone Pipeline, Again
10:29 a.m.
Will Court Case Give New Impetus for Background Check Overhaul? (Updated)
4:23 p.m.
33 Senators to Finance Leaders: Save the Charitable Deduction
5:33 p.m.
Cruz Wants Special Prosecutor to Investigate IRS
4:01 p.m.
Lew Warns Congress Must Act on Debt Limit in February (Updated)
3:45 p.m.
Tim Scott Plans Black History Event With Former African-American Senators
10:53 p.m.
McCain Says Obama Is Worse Than Carter
1:33 p.m.
McCain Wants to Create Senate Committee to Examine NSA
10:48 p.m.
Coburn Will Retire After 113th Congress (Updated)
6:25 p.m.
Harry Reid Evolves on Marijuana
6:07 p.m.
Omnibus Sails Through the Senate
5:01 p.m.
As Obama Presses Senate, Reid Holds Cards Close on Iran
4:56 p.m.
Wyden to Focus On Tax Extenders When He Gets Finance Gavel
4:29 p.m.
Reid, Schumer Encouraged by Boehner’s Immigration Push
4:21 p.m.
Reid Says He Is Not About to Go ‘Nuclear’ Again
4:12 p.m.
Reid Says He Won’t Give Up on UI Benefits
2:10 p.m.
McCain: Putting Drone Language in Classified Omnibus Annex ‘Outrageous’
1:07 p.m.
Reid: Nation Won’t Hit Debt Limit Until May (Updated)
12:35 p.m.
McConnell to Move Against EPA Coal Regulations
3:24 p.m.
Durbin to Hollywood Actors Puffing E-Cigs: You’re Killing Your Fans (Video)
11:51 a.m.
Last Hurrahs for 5 Retiring Senate Chairmen
6:24 p.m.
Ayotte Pressured by Immigration Advocates
6:06 p.m.
Senators Slam ‘E-Cigs’ at the Golden Globes
6 p.m.
Reid Continues to Hold Off on Iran Sanctions
4:41 p.m.
Senate Panel May ‘Pounce’ on New Jersey Bridge Mess
4:34 p.m.
Jobless Benefits Put on Ice in the Senate
8:59 p.m.
Appropriators (Finally) Complete Their Work, Send Omnibus to House Floor
6:02 p.m.
Pryor Wants to Require Public Service for Extended Jobless Benefits
5:52 p.m.
Recess Appointment Debate Unlikely to End at Supreme Court
5:08 p.m.
Obama Redoubles Push Against Iran Sanctions Bill
2:45 p.m.
Democrats Whipping Ayotte Amendment, With Immigration Politics Center Stage
1:45 p.m.
GOP Expects Supreme Court Victory Over Obama on Recess Appointments
12:11 p.m.
Ted Cruz Hires Former RSC Staffer Paul Teller
3:53 p.m.
Reid Open to Amendment Deal on Jobless Aid Bill
2:15 p.m.
Iran Sanctions Bill Gains Support but to What End?
11:50 a.m.
Democratic Trio Outlines Proposed NSA Changes
5:46 p.m.
Jobless Bill Descends Into Procedural Black Hole (Updated)
7:35 p.m.
Democrats, GOP Far Apart on Jobless Benefit Offsets
6:06 p.m.
Dueling Senate Leaders Lament Obstructionism, Partisanship (Video)
2:10 p.m.
Collins: Obama Willing to Talk on Long-Term UI Changes
6:50 p.m.
Nevada TV Shows Local Politics of Jobless Benefits Vote (Video)
5:59 p.m.
Mikulski Warns Appropriators May Need ‘a Little Bit More Time’ for Omnibus
5:17 p.m.
Menendez Plans to Move Baucus Nomination ASAP
4:50 p.m.
High Jobless Rates Drive GOP Backers of Unemployment Benefits
12:15 p.m.
Farm Bill Nearing Home Stretch (Updated)
11:44 a.m.
McConnell Tries to Tie Jobless Benefits to Obamacare Delay (Video)
11:17 a.m.
Unemployment Insurance Advances in Senate
4:35 p.m.
Ron Johnson’s Obamacare Lawsuit Is Latest Risk to Staffer Health Care
11:14 a.m.
Sensenbrenner Blasts Ron Johnson’s Lawsuit Against Staff Health Care Contributions
11:11 p.m.
Rand Paul Sues the NSA, Raises PAC Money (Updated)
5:03 p.m.
Is the NSA Spying on Congress? Bernie Sanders Wants to Know
3:55 p.m.
Did Murray, Ryan Set Table for Future Leadership Bids?
2:43 p.m.
Bengals Blackout Potential Draws Senator’s Ire

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