Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) urged Congress to eliminate the congressional review process for all bills approved by the D.C. Council.
Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) blasted the Obama administration in light of a report that undocumented immigrants with serious criminal histories had been released from custody.
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said the Ottawa shootings were a "reminder" of the threat of homegrown terrorism.
The Arizona congressional delegation requested a statue of Goldwater in Statuary Hall.
The majority leader said the House would focus on reforming federal agencies.
House Majority Leader McCarthy offers preview of next year's agenda.
House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) argued such a move was the latest in a pattern of sidelining the legislative branch.
"Containment is the key to stopping the spread of this highly contagious and deadly disease," they wrote in a letter to President Obama.
House Science, Space and Technology Committee Chairman Lamar Smith (R-Texas) blasted a research project funded by the National Science Foundation to study political messages on Twitter.
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.) asked the Obama administration to verify if it will allow non-citizens infected with Ebola to come to the U.S. for treatment.