McCain joked about he and Levin's "slightly different leadership styles."
He filed cloture on motion to concur with House-passed bill authorizing Pentagon spending.
Virginia Lodge and Ronald Walter will serve on the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) board of directors.
Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) said the CIA’s use of torture was a “failure both moral and practical.”
Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) said time and money were wasted investigating the program “while the world around us burns.”
The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that repeals the "Alaska exemption" in the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA).
The senator said all people have basic human rights that shouldn’t be violated.
The senator said he was surprised the Obama administration supported CIA leadership and tried to delay the report.
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He sides with Democrats, saying tactics used by the CIA "stained our national honor."
Reid said the only way the U.S. can move forward is to admit torture occurred.