Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) said Sunday that large banks and corporations are taking advantage of a tax credit that was intended for struggling communities.
Senate Democrats urged the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to prioritize funding for emergency food assistance.
The Senate held a brief pro forma session on Friday to save dozens of President Obama’s pending nominations.
Schumer (D-N.Y.) called on Congress to allow tax-free savings accounts.
Sen. Tom Carper (D-Del.) said a GAO report raises concerns about the material.
Democratic senators demanded that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office improve the quality of patents approved to avoid legal battles.
Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-La.) called on Congress to reauthorize the Export-Import Bank.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) offered his condolences Wednesday to the family of U.S. Maj. Gen. Harold Greene, the highest-ranking fatality in the Afghanistan War.
Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) blasted President Obama’s administration for stonewalling agency inspectors general.
Sen. Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) called on Congress to continue its work to reform the Department of Veterans Affairs.