Burgess Everett

Burgess Everett


POLITICO congressional bureau chief. Photo by @frankthorp

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Schumer says Senate is about to take a vote on the motion to proceed to reconciliation "The time has come for the Senate to begin debate"

Guys now Schumer will speak at 4:30 p.m. He was originally scheduled for 3 p.m. WHAT DOES IT MEAN

What to watch this morning: Insulin. Democrats hoping to preserve $35/month cap on Medicare even though Republicans expected to strip out that provision for private insurance @caitlinzemma  @jordainc  @marianne_levine 

Daines is moving to combine a bunch of GOP amendments into one vote. Is the end game approaching? Thune: "We’ll hopefully have a solution to land the plane, we’re in the descent right now”

Final amendment update from @DougAndres  "I can’t keep up, just turn on CSPAN 2. thx"

VP Harris breaks tie, 51-50 reconciliation passes to heavy applause in the chamber

Senate adjourns until Sept. 6 after one of the busiest summers I can remember

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“Spare me the bullshit of mental illness,” says Sen. Murphy of the United States. “We’re not an outlier on mental illness, we’re an outlier on firearms”

Sen. McCain said retiring Sen Corker is "not happy" here in the Senate. I asked if there are others that are unhappy: "About 99 that I know"

This unusual anti-Collins ad ran in the @PressHerald  today

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Trump: “Nancy’s in a situation where it’s not easy to talk right now” Pelosi: “Please don’t characterize the strength that I bring to this meeting”

Rubio says he hopes Tillerson is best Secretary of State of all time. Also someone is holding a spine prop behind him

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Sen. Tillis says he wants the Judiciary Commitee to approve his bill to protect the special counsel NOW

Cruz leads senators in joint statement: "we intend to vote on January 6 to reject the electors from disputed states as not ‘regularly given’ and ‘lawfully certified’ (the statutory requisite), unless and until that emergency 10-day audit is completed."

Asked if she’s had any contact with the FBI, Sen. Loeffler doesn’t answer

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