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February 7, 2016

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3:29 p.m.
Wyden Continues to Blast Obama Administration on ‘Backdoor’ Surveillance (Video)
12:12 p.m.
Senate Democrats Eye End Run Around Hobby Lobby Case (Updated)
6:16 p.m.
Howard Baker, Known as ‘Great Conciliator,’ Dies at 88
1:57 p.m.
Senate Mourns Passing of Former Majority Leader Howard Baker (Video)
1:48 p.m.
Bipartisan Patch Job for Highway Bill Coming Together
12:36 p.m.
GOP Won’t Shut Down Government to Block ‘War on Coal,’ Thune Predicts
11:19 a.m.
Supreme Court Strikes Down Obama’s Recess Appointments
5:14 p.m.
Schumer, McCain Hold Court at Breakfast
4:55 p.m.
Camp: Grassley Targeted By Lois Lerner at IRS
12:46 p.m.
Boxer Cheers Cochran Primary Win, Sees Lesson for Transportation Bill
11:47 a.m.
Tim Kaine Says Obama ‘Must’ Come to Congress Before Striking ISIL in Iraq (Video)
7:42 p.m.
VA Conference Committee Hopes for Quick Deal Despite High Price Tag
5:59 p.m.
Harkin Didn’t Want Unemployment Extension to ‘Screw Up’ Job Training Bill
4:54 p.m.
Reid Plans Export-Import Bank Vote (Video)
4:27 p.m.
Ahead of Recess, Highway Bill Standoff Gets Political (Video)
3:35 p.m.
Boehner’s Move on Unemployment Extension, Reid Says (Video)
1:25 p.m.
Unemployment Extension Benefits Still Stuck, Won’t Be Retroactive
9:20 a.m.
Coburn: ‘More Than 1,000 Veterans May Have Died’ Thanks to VA Misconduct
4:42 p.m.
Senators Seek More Information About Targeted Killings With Drones (Video)
4:32 p.m.
Reid Fumes at McConnell’s New Fondness for Majority Rules
12:20 p.m.
Levin: No Iraq Airstrikes Without Backing of Sunnis, Kurds
5:36 p.m.
Rand Paul: Obama Should Seek New Authorization for Iraq Strikes
4:52 p.m.
Reid Parks ‘Minibus’ Spending Bill in Amendment Dispute
3:41 p.m.
Friends Mourn Loss of Senate Staffer Lisa Radogno (Video)
2:35 p.m.
Senator: Protect Gun Rights of Medical Marijuana Users
12:02 p.m.
White House Threatened Veto of Spending Bill Over McConnell Amendment (Updated)
8 p.m.
Democrats Ducking Vote on ‘War on Coal’ Amendment — for Now
2:11 p.m.
Murphy, Corker Call for 12-Cent Gas Tax Boost for Highway Bill
11:49 a.m.
Reid, Cantwell Cheer Cancellation of Redskins Trademark (Video)
11:47 a.m.
McConnell Plots Coal Amendment to Energy Spending Bill
6:41 p.m.
Reid Won’t Attend Anymore Redskins Home Games
4:30 p.m.
GOP Senators Ask If Bergdahl Swap Broke Spending Law
2:30 p.m.
What Happens in the Senate When No One’s Looking? A Lot
5:02 p.m.
Senators Doubt ‘Astronomical’ CBO Score for VA Health Bill
11:39 a.m.
Wyden Touts Whistleblower Protections in Intelligence Bill (Video)
10:17 p.m.
Senate Passes Intelligence Authorization Without Debate
5:48 p.m.
Veterans Could Get $50 Billion a Year in New Health Care
5:13 p.m.
Senate Passes Emergency VA Bill at Warp Speed
3:18 p.m.
Appropriators Punt on Labor-HHS Spending Bill
1:53 p.m.
Senate Democrats Hope Immigration Bill Is Still Possible, Despite Cantor Loss
12:09 p.m.
Ted Cruz: Eric Cantor Defeat a Sign for GOP
11:39 p.m.
Eric Cantor Defeat a Victory for Ted Cruz?
6:23 p.m.
Wyden Focused on Finding Bipartisan Funding for Highway Bill (Video)
4:18 p.m.
VA Bill Could Pass Senate by Week’s End (Video)
3:20 p.m.
Obama Push Needed for Unemployment Extension, Republican Says
2:57 p.m.
Ban E-Cig Electronic Cigarettes on Airplanes, Senators Say
1:37 p.m.
Ted Cruz to Push Moratorium on Guantanamo Transfers
5:57 p.m.
Senate Democrats Have Full Agenda Ahead
1:19 p.m.
Reid Leaving Searchlight for Las Vegas
6:37 p.m.
Senators Want Answers From Obama on Alan Gross, Warren Weinstein
2:48 p.m.
Reid Backs GM Recall Hearings
2:10 p.m.
Unemployment Extension Will Return to Senate Floor if New Deal Reached, Reid Says
1:51 p.m.
Sanders, McCain Announce VA Health Care Deal (Updated) (Video)
1:41 p.m.
Reid: Bergdahl Notification Controversy Is ‘Big Deal Over Nothing’
9:29 p.m.
Senators Watch Classified Bergdahl Video, Question Deal With Taliban (Video)
4:33 p.m.
Schumer Compares Steve King to ‘Wizard of Oz’ on Immigration (Video)
2:57 p.m.
Senators Again Push FCC to End NFL Blackouts
1:44 p.m.
Sanders Negotiating for Bipartisan VA Bill
10:14 a.m.
Chambliss Makes Formal Request to Release ‘Taliban 5′ Intel (Video)
4:59 p.m.
Reid Offers GOP a Deal on VA Bills (Video)
4:23 p.m.
Key Senators Contest Notification of Bergdahl-Taliban Swap (Video)
12:52 p.m.
Dole, Harkin Renew Disability Treaty Push After SCOTUS Decision
5 a.m.
Remembering Frank Lautenberg, One Year Later
6:59 p.m.
Mikulski Would Like Appropriations Bills Bundled Into ‘Mini or Maxi’ Buses
6:17 p.m.
A Spectacular Math Fail on EPA Rule Costs
5:03 p.m.
VA Bills Face Familiar Senate Gauntlet (Video)
4:21 p.m.
Senate Democrats Give EPA Rule Mixed Reviews
3:39 p.m.
Ethics Complaint Over Attacks on Koch Brothers Won’t Silence Harry Reid
1:19 p.m.
Sanders Unveils Emergency VA Measure, Could Soon Hit Senate Floor (Video)

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