The Senate passed a bill Monday that extends a national advisory board on student financial assistance for one year.
Republicans say the Democrats are wasting time on political show votes.
“A woman who performs the same work as a man should be paid the same as a man,” Reid said. “Senate Republicans simply cannot accept that notion."
A bipartisan Senate bill to reform nonviolent drug sentencing would save $4 billion.
The measure was a response to two Supreme Court decisions.
Senate Majority Leader ends debate on equal pay for equal work bill.
Republicans decided not to block advancement.
“I don’t care to do business with a company that doesn’t think it owes its fair share of taxes,” Durbin said.
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) called on House Republicans to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
The Senate voted Monday to clear three nominations to the Social Security Advisory Board.