Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) urged his colleagues to support legislation that would allow student debt holders to refinance.
Democrats called for more federal regulations of e-cigarettes.
Sen. Jon Tester (D-Mont.) demanded that National Security Director James Clapper ensure contractors with security clearance aren’t delinquent on their taxes.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) called on Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) blasted Burger King’s plans to merge with Canadian chain Tim Hortons to avoid U.S. taxes.
Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) said the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) should protect military service members from “abusive” loans.
Sen. Dan Coats (R-Ind.) said a new report proves the medical device tax isn’t working.
Sen. Lamar Alexander (R-Tenn.) said the administration is tweaking the tax code to protect and extend wind energy subsidies.
Sen. Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.) called on Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
Rep. Rosa DeLauro (D-Conn.) blamed Republicans for Congress “failing” to address poverty issues.