The Senate passed a bill Tuesday that would require the federal government to buy only U.S. flags entirely made in America.
Sen. Cornyn pledged to support a measure to authorize the training of Syrian rebels to combat ISIS.
Senate Republicans blocked Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) from bringing up her student loan bill.
The Senate confirmed Todd Robinson to be U.S. ambassador to Guatemala on Tuesday.
The Senate confirmed two nominees to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Tuesday.
Sen. Mike Enzi expressed concerns about the stopgap spending bill Congress will pass this week.
Sen. Alexander said the Ebola epidemic is just as serious as the threat from ISIS.
McConnell vowed that if Republicans control the Senate, reforming the NLRB would be a priority.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) blasted Republicans for blocking legislation throughout the year.
The House will begin the process of considering a stopgap funding measure on Tuesday, while the Senate will clear several of President Obama's executive nominations.