Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) lead a group of Republicans on Tuesday in discussing Israel’s security efforts against Hamas.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said a bipartisan deal to help U.S. veterans should be the House’s top priority instead of impeaching President Obama later this week.
The Senate starts at 10 a.m. on Tuesday and will vote to confirm Robert McDonald to be Veterans Affairs Secretary at 2:45 p.m. Later in the day it will also vote to extend the Highway Trust Fund through May
The Senate is due to vote on the confirmation of Robert McDonald at 2:45 p.m.
Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) blocked Senate Democrats on Monday from passing a resolution that would have acknowledged the reality of climate change.
The Senate could vote Wednesday on the legislation.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) blocked Republicans from offering amendments to a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
The Senate voted 50-43 to confirm Pamela Harris to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit on Monday.
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Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse (D-R.I.) said the House-passed highway funding bill fails to provide the kind of certainty states need to invest in long-term infrastructure projects.