The sportsmen's measure is a collection of bills on issues ranging from hunting and fishing to migratory bird conservation. The scheduling maneuver could be a political win for Sen. Jon Tester, a vulnerable Democratic incumbent facing off against Rep. Denny Rehberg (R) in Montana.
"I'm gratified that we're on track to attempt to move this measure when we get back," Reid said, in reference to the sportsmen's measure.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.