Lawmakers are gone until Nov. 12 after only being in session for 8 days.
Boxer blasted the NFL commissioner for not announcing a "zero-tolerance" domestic violence policy at his press conference.
Del. Holmes Norton urged officials not to expand the WH security perimeter.
The senator's bill would increase the estate tax on millionaires and billionaires.
"If we do nothing to close this loophole, and allow a terrorist to carry out an attack on our homeland, the impacts will be devastating," said Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii).
Senate Republicans warned Secretary of State John Kerry not to make any nuclear concessions to Iran.
Forty-two House Democrats urged President Obama to meet with immigrants whose family members have been deported as he weighs issuing an executive action on immigration.
“The constitutional right of a citizen to own a firearm has nothing to do with race or ethnicity,” Blunt said.
A bipartisan coalition called on Boehner and Pelosi to schedule a vote after the elections.
The Senate passed a bill that stops the IRS from taxing tribal welfare benefits.