With August Recess Looming, Reid Juggles Border, Highway Funding Measures

By Niels Lesniewski
Posted June 30, 2015 at 12:30pm
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The Senate might just have too much to do before departing for August recess. But, it is a chamber where “magic” all-too-often occurs on Thursday evenings, and senators might need it come July 31. There’s no shortage of big ticket items on the legislative agenda of Majority Leader Harry Reid, including funding for the crisis involving unaccompanied migrant children, stop-gap highway funding and the ongoing issues at the Department of Veterans Affairs.