The Senate is taking it relatively easy this week. While the Senate may begin a debate on whether or how to change its filibuster rules, below is the full slate of activities for this week, as released by Senate Democratic leadership:

January 5, 2011

Convenes: 12:00 noon

Following the presentation of the certificates of election and the swearing-in of elected members, there will be a required live quorum. All senators are asked to report to the floor at that time. The Senate will then be in a period of morning business with senators permitted to speak for up to 10 minutes each."