Thursday: Violence Against Women reauthorization in the Senate

Also today, the Senate is expected to swear in Sen.-designate William Cowan (D-Mass.), who replaced Sen. John KerryJohn KerryClinton at risk of being upstaged Kremlin: DNC hack claim 'absurd' Pelosi: 'No question' that Russia hacked DNC MORE (D-Mass.) when Kerry left to head the State Department.

The House is out until next week.

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