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A Guide to the Overnight Senate Ritual Known as Vote-a-Rama

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The U.S. Senate has its rules and rituals, perhaps none odder than the vote-a-rama -- an overnight vote-till-you-almost-drop ordeal that’s part of adopting a budget.

Because a budget will clear the way for Republicans’ long-sought tax cuts, the GOP is ready to go through with the vote-a-rama this Thursday night.