The South Carolina senator is expected to release the bill next week.
The Florida Republican wants to suspend commercial flights.
The proposal would give judicial nominees a vote after 180 days.
The Nevada senator said Republicans believe America isn't great.
Sen. Cotton said the vacancies didn't need to be filled.
Sen. Dick Durbin said it's a non-starter for Democrats.
The minority leader brushed off polls that show Republicans ahead in some races.
The Democratic leader said the media should focus on Donald Trump.
The vice presidential candidate made a visit to Capitol Hill.
The Senate could start work on a continuing resolution this week.