Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) said Thursday that he wished he and his Republican colleague Sen. Dean Heller (Nev.) had matching haircuts.
"This is the privilege of a lifetime," outgoing House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) told a packed House chamber.
Senate Finance Committee Chairman Ron Wyden (D-Ore.) called on the Senate to pass a short-term extension of a ban on Internet access taxes.
The House on Thursday passed legislation to eliminate a permit requirement for pesticides already subject to federal regulations after it failed under suspension of the rules earlier this week.
Sessions said Congress should ban executive orders in its immigration bill.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) introduced a bill Thursday that he said aims to address maternal and infant opiate dependency.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called for presidential leadership on addressing the influx of child immigrants detained at the border.
“There will be no weekends off,” the Democratic leader said.
Four House members have not shown up for votes this week, meaning the border bill may need 215 votes to pass.
The House will vote on a measure providing $659 million to address the surge of child migrants crossing the border.