Two Senate committees will hear from Obama administration officials on the growing threat from ISIS.
They say the 30,000 U.S. gun deaths a year are "a public health crisis in every sense of the word."
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) said Ukraine is facing a “watershed” moment and Congress should support their efforts.
GOP senators demanded the administration produce a plan to deal with U.S. passport holders who have joined ISIS.
The upper chamber adjourned for the weekend at 4 p.m.
The bill would increase compensation benefits for veterans with disabilities.
Sens. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) and Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) called for a vote to authorize military action against ISIS.
Reid blasted Hamas, saying it is just as “evil” as ISIS.
The Senate voted to clear several of President Obama’s executive nominations on Thursday.
The measure was a response to two Supreme Court decisions.