Lobbyist Martin Paone was granted a waiver from ethics rules to work at the White House.
The senator praised Obama for signing the Ukraine Freedom Support Act.
Senators urged HUD Secretary Julian Castro to lower the fees on FHA loans.
Sen. Chris Coons (D-Del.) is visiting West Africa to see how U.S. troops are fighting an Ebola outbreak.
Senators called on the Department of Commerce to fight unfair Chinese trade practices.
“I refuse to believe that nothing more can be done,” Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) said.
The senator said the 114th Congress should immediately pass a Terrorism Risk Insurance Act reauthorization.
Sen. Bob Casey (D-Pa.) said the public deserves to see a report on FIFA’s bidding process.
The post-election scramble tested members of both parties.
One of the last acts of the 113th Senate was to pass a resolution recognizing the 100th anniversary of the extinction of passenger pigeons.