Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he wants a vote on his Save Coal Jobs Act as an amendment to a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) marked the anniversary of the 1998 Capitol shooting.
The House will consider a measure to overhaul the child tax credit by requiring applicants to provide their Social Security numbers. Such a change would effectively prevent undocumented immigrants from qualifying for the $1,000 refundable child tax credit.
Senate Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday that would set a deadline for nuclear negotiations with Iran.
In addition to the border money, the bill contains $615 million to combat wildfires.
Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) said Wednesday that Republican proposals to roll back human trafficking protections would “trade the safety of children for expedience.”
Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) said Wednesday that he introduced a bill that could be a compromise on the issue of exporting liquid natural gas (LNG).
Sen. Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) said Democrats' claims that there is a tax loophole for U.S. businesses that ship jobs overseas are false.
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The Senate confirmed Madelyn Creedon to be the second highest ranking official at the National...
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A proposal to end the tax will be voted on as an amendment to a highway bill.