The two senators sparred over the majority’s right to file cloture motions.
Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) said Wednesday night that Russia has decided to move quickly to secure the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine because Russia sees Obama as a weak president.
The Senate passed a bill Wednesday that would transfer national forest land to the Pueblo Indian tribe in New Mexico.
Sen. Tom Udall (D-N.M.) introduced S. 611, the Sandia Pueblo Settlement Technical Amendment Act, which allows for the land exchange as long as it is preserved as open space in its natural state.
Sen. Saxby Chambliss declined to endorse Sen. Dianne Feinstein's allegations of spying.
The Senate voted Wednesday to confirm four of President Obama’s executive branch nominees.
All four were confirmed by voice-vote.
The Senate cleared several amendments to a child care bill, one of which would require a review of duplicative early childhood education programs.
The Senate is considering S. 1086, the Child Care & Development Block Grant (CCDBG) reauthorization and final passage is expected Thursday afternoon after more amendment votes.
Sen. Marco Rubio was dismissed from jury duty in Florida on Wednesday.
Bill is culmination of GOP frustration with Obama's use of executive branch discretion.
The House on Wednesday advanced two pieces of legislation that are meant to put more pressure on the Obama administration to enforce laws passed by Congress, and not waiver portions it wants to waive for political or other reasons.
Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) marked the 102nd anniversary of Girl Scouts of America on the Senate floor Wednesday.
“Do I look like a little Girl Scout here today?” Mikulski asked the presiding senator, Tammy Baldwin (D-Wis.). “I feel like a little Girl Scout.”