Senate may pull third all-nighter to process nominees
December 19th, 2013
08:45 PM ET
8 months ago

Senate may pull third all-nighter to process nominees

(CNN) - Senators were bracing once again Thursday for an overnight session as an ugly standoff over presidential nominations continued between the parties.

If it happens, it would be the third all-nighter in the last two weeks, a reflection of the lack of cooperation in the chamber since the majority Democrats forced through new rules limiting filibusters over the objections of minority Republicans.

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