Despite lawmakers saying midterm election results showed voters were sick of partisan bickering, senators immediately returned to opposite corners on issues such as healthcare and the environment.
Despite an abbreviated workweek, senators on the Appropriations Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday on the government response to the Ebola outbreak.
The senator called on the VA to act “as aggressively as possible” in firing managers that covered up healthcare delays.
Texas Republicans demanded accountability from the Obama administration on its Ebola response.
The senator told Obama to designate some hospitals as regional “Ebola treatment hubs.”
Sen. Paul said it was time for a doctor, such as himself, to fix ObamaCare.
Cruz said Republicans will not only control the Senate next year but also the White House in 2017.
Two lawmakers called on the administration to prevent the increasing costs of generic drugs.
Barrasso said Obama’s pick isn’t experienced enough to deal with the Ebola crisis.
The senator said the healthcare law would increase the federal debt by $131 billion.