Senators voted 73-26 to end debate on the National Defense Authorization Act.
A first procedural vote could be held as as early as Thursday.
A watchdog reported that Veterans Affairs officials used their positions for personal gain.
Paul wants a watchdog to investigate all fetal tissue research supported by HHS.
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The defense came hours after McCarthy was featured in a new Hillary Clinton campaign ad.
The Senate will take a procedural vote on an annual defense bill.
Democrats and outside groups have slammed Republicans for the pace of votes on judges.
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Costs for moving the agency's headquarters have “skyrocketed," Sen. Chuck Grassley warned....
“This ‘try-nothing’ Congress needs a reality check," Rep. David Jolly (Fla.) said.
Reid has started talking to colleagues about what Congress can do.