At 11 a.m., the Senate considers six amendments to the fiscal 2014 budget measure. In the afternoon, the chamber begins a “vote-a-rama” on remaining amendments, which could go 10 hours or more, before likely voting on adoption of the budget blueprint.
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.