The Senate voted to end debate on two nominees to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Two Senate committees will hear from Obama administration officials on the growing threat from ISIS.
GOP senators demanded the administration produce a plan to deal with U.S. passport holders who have joined ISIS.
The bill would increase compensation benefits for veterans with disabilities.
Sens. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) called for a vote to authorize military action against ISIS.
Reid blasted Hamas, saying it is just as “evil” as ISIS.
McCain said Obama's "feckless" foreign policy is putting the U.S. in danger.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said lawmakers would work with the administration to defeat the threat from the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS).
Reid said he was disturbed that some lawmakers are using the threat from ISIS for political gains.
The Senate passed a bill Wednesday to extend health service programs for children.