Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) called on Congress to increase the childcare tax credit.
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) asked U.S. ambassador Max Baucus to pressure Chinese drywall manufacturers that are refusing to take responsibility for defective products.
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) asked the Government Accountability Office (GAO) to investigate manufacturing policies.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) was joined by Export-Import Bank Chairman Fred Hochberg.
Rep. Judy Chu (D-Calif.) said reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank is critical to helping U.S. small businesses grow.
Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) urged the Obama administration to use only U.S. steel for infrastructure and procurement projects.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) said President Obama is meeting with corporate lobbyists in an effort to issue an executive order granting 100,000 additional guest worker visas.
Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) said the lack of background checks was "inexcusable."
Reps. David Cicilline (D-R.I.) and Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) called for college afforability in order to grow the middle class.
Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) marked the 79th anniversary of Social Security.