Reporter finds senator's bank card left in ATM
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A congressional reporter on Thursday noticed an ATM in the Capitol subway station beeping and retrieved the bank card setting it off — which happened to belong to a senator.

Frank Thorp V, who covers Congress for NBC News, tweeted that he found the bank card of Sen. Dick DurbinRichard (Dick) Joseph DurbinQuestions loom over Franken ethics probe GOP defends Trump judicial nominee with no trial experience Democrats scramble to contain Franken fallout  MORE (D-Ill.) left in the machine, eventually tagging the lawmaker to inform him that Capitol Police have his card.

 

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The situation is similar to an incident from last month, when Sen. Richard BurrRichard Mauze BurrOvernight Energy: Chemical safety regulator's nomination at risk | Watchdog scolds Zinke on travel records | Keystone pipeline spills 210,000 gallons of oil Overnight Regulation: Senators unveil bipartisan gun background check bill | FCC rolls back media regs | Family leave credit added to tax bill | Senate confirms banking watchdog Collins ‘leaning against’ Trump EPA chemical nominee MORE (R-N.C.) left his card at a Capitol ATM after asking reporters questioning him to look away while he was typing in his PIN.