Sen. Bill Nelson had been rooting for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
John McCain wants to remove non-military medical research from the Pentagon's budget.
"This is straight out of the Republicans' playbook," the minority leader said.
The rhetorical back-and-forth comes ahead of a first test on the spending bill.
The House is expected to take up a handful of healthcare bills.
Sen. John Cornyn called on Democrats to work with Republicans to pass cyber legislation.
Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) expects the Senate to wrap up work on the bill by Thursday.
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McConnell believes trade package can still become law.
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand suggested that previous bills hadn't gone far enough.
Sen. Joni Ernst (R-Iowa) suggested that her amendment would help combat ISIS.