Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) set up a procedural vote on a bill that would end tax breaks for companies sending jobs overseas.
The Senate confirmed Michael Anderson Lawson to be U.S. Representative on the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organization nearly a week after a jetliner was downed in eastern Ukraine.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Senate Republicans are putting the lives of refugee children at risk over a political fight with President Obama.
Reid called for a vote on the Employment Non-Discrimination Act.
Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) called on Russian President Vladimir Putin to personally take responsibility for his role in the downed jetliner.
“Clear and compelling evidence points to Putin and as effectively the pernicious perpetrator of this horrific air terrorist tragedy,” Blumenthal said Sunday.
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GOP points out Democrat Sheila Jackson Lee has seen 18 amendments get votes.
The head of the Environmental Protection Agency, Gina McCarthy, is scheduled to testify before the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee on Wednesday.
The Senate passed a resolution expressing support for Israel on the same night the country launched a ground offensive into the Gaza Strip.
Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-Ala.) criticized Microsoft founder Bill Gates for calling on Congress to increase STEM worker visas while the company plans to cut 18,000 jobs next year.
Sen. Kelley Ayotte (R-N.H.) said there should be “serious consequences” for the downed Malaysian Airlines jetliner found in eastern Ukraine.