Sens. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced a bill Thursday that would impose sanctions against Iranian leaders who violate human rights.
The Senate voted 75-22 to confirm the new White House budget director.
Sen. Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.) said Wednesday that colleagues who don’t see the economic benefits of reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank frustrate her.
The Senate voted 71-26 for his nomination as secretary of Housing and Urban Development.
Reid says economy would add more jobs with immigration reform.
Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) decried the State Department’s decision to throw a costly Fourth of July party with taxpayer dollars.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) proposed Congress fund the Highway Trust Fund by lowering corporate tax rates.
Sen. David Vitter (R-La.) said he would introduce a bill that would make any violence committed as a part of labor union organizing a federal crime.
Sen. Rob Portman (R-Ohio) criticized the Department of Labor (DOL) program Job Corps for wasting nearly $250,000 according to an Inspector General (IG)’s report.
Sen. Thune said the DOJ should investigate reports the IRS sought to audit Sen. Grassley.