Rep. Steve Stockman aims to dock federal funding to states with gun registries.
Russell Berman 04/16/14 05:17 PM EDT
Obama calls to prod; Cantor blasts partisan moves.
The lawmakers say the rules run counter to the Constitution.
Rep. John Larson says the switch would free lawmakers from constant fundraising.
Rep. Blake Farenthold proposed withholding pay from officials held in contempt of Congress.
Rep. Kevin Brady said the burden of filing tax returns today demonstrates a need for reform.
The temporary visa program for non-minister religious workers expires in 2015.
"We provide an education, then send graduates home to compete against us. It just doesn’t make sense,” Rep. Michael Capuano (D-Mass.) said.
Reps. Mike Turner (R-Ohio) and Niki Tsongas (D-Mass.) introduced legislation this week to combat sexual assault in the military.
The measure, called the FAIR Military Act, includes several provisions from legislation sponsored by Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) that the Senate passed 97-0. For instance, it would limit the ability to cite a soldier's clean record when defending the person against sexual assault charges.
Virginia Rep. Jim Moran said the Obama budget is a far better blueprint than Paul Ryan's.