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Senate Out Next Thursday

The Senate will head home after taking up the continuing resolution next Thursday.

Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid said Tuesday that once the Senate votes on the resolution to keep the government funded, they're unlikely to accomplish anything else this session. 

He said he plans to "run out the clock" on a veterans jobs bill that is up for consideration this week. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell had a similar sense of the schedule. 

"[Reid has] indicated to us that the continuing resolution would probably be the last item of this work period before we reconvene after the election for a very, very busy period with a lot of important things to be done," he said.

The House is also in next week

CORRECTION: The original version of this story misidentified the legislation the Senate will be taking up next Thursday. It is the continuing resolution.

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