Passage of the bill is a victory for House Republicans, who appeared to not have the votes on...
The House Friday evening formally began consideration of its legislation to address the border crisis.
A guide to the Friday evening action.
The majority needed to pass a bill depends on how many members show up for the border vote.
The House on Friday adopted a rule to speed up consideration of a border bill.
The House will be in session Friday instead of embarking upon its August recess.
Conservative House Republicans struck an optimistic tone on Friday, saying they thought it was possible for a $659 million House border bill to be changed enough to draw their support.
The conservatives spoke to reporters as they...
Cristina Marcos 07/31/14 06:46 PM EDT
The House will stay in Washington to try to pass a border bill.
Keith Laing 07/31/14 02:43 PM EDT
The 272-150 vote puts pressure on Senate Democrats to accept the House's version.
Conservative Republicans balked at supporting the $659 million bill.