Fed Chairwoman Yellen is scheduled to deliver a semiannual monetary policy report Tuesday.
Sen. McCaskill said Friday she would introduce a bill to protect whistleblowers in the VA.
Sen. Nelson introduced a bill Thursday that would require childproof liquid nicotine bottles.
Sens. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) introduced a bill Thursday that would impose sanctions against Iranian leaders who violate human rights.
The Assessing Progress in Haiti Act would require the secretary of State to give Congress an annual report until 2017 on post-earthquake recovery and development efforts in Haiti.
Republican senators introduced legislation Thursday that would allow the U.S. export of natural gas to European allies.
The Senate voted 75-22 to confirm the new White House budget director.
Democrats and Republicans are upset over not being allowed to offer amendments.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Republicans are looking at President Obama’s $3.7 billion proposal to address the influx of unaccompanied child immigrants, but they won’t give him a “blank check.”
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday that Secretary of State John Kerry pleaded with him to get more than 50 State Department nominees confirmed.
“He called me to lament what is going on in the United States Senate with these nominations,” Reid said on the Senate floor Thursday.