In addition to the border money, the bill contains $615 million to combat wildfires.
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said Democrats' claims that there is a tax loophole for U.S. businesses that ship jobs overseas are false.
The Senate voted 93-7 on Wednesday to advance a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said if Walgreens decided to move its headquarters to Switzerland it would be the definition of “exploitation.”
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) called on Republicans to come up with a finite list of amendments to a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) set up a procedural vote on a bill that would end tax breaks for companies sending jobs overseas.
Fed Chairwoman Yellen is scheduled to deliver a semiannual monetary policy report Tuesday.
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.