House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-Md.) asked the Rules Committee to allow delegates to cast floor votes in certain circumstances and prohibit discrimination against LGBT staffers.
Failure to impose new sanctions is "more indefensible by the day," Rep. Ed Royce said.
President Obama signed a bill into law imposing sanctions on Venezuelan officials.
Prominent libertarian Amash supports re-establishing diplomatic relations with Cuba.
Hudson's wife, Renee, previously worked for former Rep. Mark Souder, who resigned amid scandal.
Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.) suggested Sony overreacted to the controversy.
The post-election scramble tested members of both parties.
The Speaker will only be able to lose this many GOP votes to pass bills without Democrats.
Retiring Rep. John Dingell (D-Mich.), the longest-serving member of Congress in history, released his final "Dingell Jingle" on Wednesday.
Pelosi said "history will not remember kindly" Sen. Coburn's legacy.