Senator Kelly was recently turned into a mutant and is attempting to escape his jail cell. As Magneto walks to the senator's cell, metal plates come flying from elsewhere to create a bridge for him. Magneto then uses his powers to open the jail cell and talk to the senator. After the senator escapes, Magneto uses his powers to trap Sabretooth in the cell as punishment.
The President helps Senator Stackhouse with his filibuster to ruin the print deadline. He calls up other senators that would support Senator Stackhouse so that he can take a break from holding the floor by yielding for a question.
The Roman Senate debates whether or not to accept the Barbarians into Roman society. The senators in favor of the decision feel that accepting Barbarians will make their society grow even stronger. The senators against the decision believe that the Barbarians will still not be loyal to Roman society. Caesar's decision to accept the Barbarians into Rome is made with the expectation that they will be loyal to Rome.