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February 6, 2016

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10:33 p.m.
Republicans Block Many Ambassador Nominations in ‘Nuclear Option’ Fallout (Updated)
9:13 p.m.
Senate Sends Highway Patch to the President, Heads for August Recess
8:58 p.m.
Sessions, Cruz Helped Sink Border Bills
8:46 p.m.
VA Health Care Deal Clears Senate, Heads to President’s Desk
7:47 p.m.
Senate Fails To Pass Border Supplemental (Video)
7:07 p.m.
Reid: CIA Snooping on the Senate ‘Appalling’
5:01 p.m.
Dr. No Plans One-Man Blockade on Bills That Add to Deficit
CIA Confirms Staff Inappropriately Accessed Senate Investigators’ Computers; Udall Calls for Brennan’s Resignation (Updated) (Video)
10:39 a.m.
Reid Warns of Weekend Work in September (Video)
5 a.m.
Bob Corker’s High-Wire Act
11:05 a.m.
Corker Lauds Victory on Highway Stopgap, Pushes House to Accept
8:43 p.m.
Senate Passes Highway Patch Boehner Plans to Reject
3:31 p.m.
Robert McDonald Confirmed as VA Secretary
5:56 p.m.
Bernie Sanders’ New Title: Dealmaker
4:57 p.m.
As Ted Cruz Lifts Hold, Diplomats Have a Chance at Confirmation (Video)
3:18 p.m.
Reid Open to Separate Funding for Israel, Wildfires and Border in Pre-Recess Rush
7:05 p.m.
VA Health Care Deal Reached; Miller, Sanders Plan to Announce Monday (Updated)
4:57 p.m.
Walsh on Plagiarism: ‘I Made a Mistake’ But Not Due to PTSD
1:18 p.m.
Wyden Ponders Release of CIA Torture Report Without White House Consent
8:17 p.m.
McConnell Seeks to Break Out Funding for Israel’s Iron Dome From Border Bill
11:59 a.m.
VA Talks Collapse (Updated) (Video)
5 a.m.
Durbin Puts His Mark on Defense Bill
7:51 p.m.
Cruz Threatens to Delay State Department Nominees Over FAA’s Israel Flight Ban
5:48 p.m.
Sessions: ‘Colossal Error’ to Pass Immigration Spending Without Blocking ‘Administrative Amnesty’
4:50 p.m.
Sanders Says Money Still Stalling VA Conference
2:33 p.m.
Bob Dole, Veterans Groups Push Disabilities Treaty
12:27 p.m.
Internet Sales Tax Bill Dealt a Blow; Wyden Cheers
6:40 p.m.
Mikulski Set to Unveil Emergency Spending for Immigration Crisis (Video)
4:46 p.m.
Senate Needs ‘Magic’ to Complete Pre-Recess Agenda (Video)
4:21 p.m.
Reid: ‘Absurd’ Obamacare Decision Vindicates ‘Nuclear Option’ (Video)
8:32 p.m.
Federal Judge Tosses Ron Johnson’s Obamacare Lawsuit
6:08 p.m.
Nomination Backlog Frustrates Administration, Democrats as August Looms
3:16 p.m.
Reid Predicts Veterans’ Health Bill Will Fall, Fears Gridlock on Border Supplemental (Video)
10:03 p.m.
Mark Kirk Says Obama Iran Policy is Path to Nuclear War (Video)
2:12 p.m.
McCain: United States ‘Also Responsible’ for Circumstances Leading to MH17 Crash in Ukraine (Audio)
3:01 p.m.
Senate Set to Confirm Ambassador to Possible Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crash Investigator (Video) (Updated)
12:46 p.m.
Putin Should Pay if Malaysia Airlines Jet Was Shot Down, McCain Says (Video)
9:50 p.m.
Durbin Wants Defense Spending Bill on the Floor, but Isn’t Optimistic
7:49 p.m.
Democratic Leaders Plan to Bypass Wyden on Internet Sales Tax Combo Bill (Video)
4:27 p.m.
Reid Doubts Unemployment Extension Will Come Up in Highway Bill Debate
2:36 p.m.
Birth Control Legislation Stalls in Senate
1:34 p.m.
Ronnie White Reaches Federal Bench — 17 Years Later (Video)
11:37 a.m.
Democrats Want Jail Time for Corporate Executives Hiding Safety Risks
11:17 a.m.
Will Congress Take August Recess Before Relieving VA Health Crisis? (Video)
10:55 a.m.
Obama’s Embrace of GOP Highway Fix Frustrates Senators Pushing Long-Term Deal
5:51 p.m.
Reid Says Border Already Secure (Video)
10:54 a.m.
No Border Money Unless Obama Disavows Expanding DACA, Senator Says
5 a.m.
Harkin’s HELP Committee Shows Off the Lost Art of Legislating
4:21 p.m.
Durbin Gets New Communications Director | Hill Climber
2:24 p.m.
Carper Announces Press Shop Hires | Hill Climber
12:44 p.m.
Senators Blast NCAA, ESPN in Review of College Athletics (Video)
4:38 p.m.
Cornyn, Durbin Highlight Divide on Immigration Supplemental
2:13 p.m.
Reid: Unemployment Extension Could Get Attached to Supplemental
12:35 p.m.
Senate Filibusters Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Bill
12:20 p.m.
Rubio Calls for Obama to Help Vet in Mexican Jail
12:12 p.m.
Justice Department Declines to Open Probe of CIA ‘Spying’ on Senate (Updated)
5 a.m.
Reed: Add Unemployment Extension to Emergency Spending Bill
7:05 p.m.
CBO Score Continues to Vex Veterans Bill Talks
5:52 p.m.
Gun Politics Overtake Hunting Bill
12:50 p.m.
Sportmen’s Bill Faces Gun Amendment Gauntlet (Updated)
11:22 a.m.
Harry Reid Torches House Leaders Over VA, Lawsuit, Benghazi (Video)
6:48 p.m.
Democrats’ Hobby Lobby Response Would Curtail Religious Freedom Law (Video)
5:29 p.m.
Bipartisan Sportsmen’s Bill Sparks Gun Control Duel
4:17 p.m.
Hobby Lobby, Immigration Supplemental At Top of Reid’s July Agenda (Video)
3:17 p.m.
Senate Democrats Call for Quick Action on Highway Patch
12:41 p.m.
McCain: Cut Aid to Countries Fueling Immigration Crisis
3:01 p.m.
Illinois Mourns Former Sen. Alan Dixon (Updated)
7:05 p.m.
Begich Slams McCaskill in Feud Over Alaska Native Corporations
1:17 p.m.
Senate Democrats Plan July Push on Export-Import Bank, Woo Chamber

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