Reps. Diana Black (R-Tenn.) and Patrick Meehan (R-Pa.) are demanding that the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) explain how it will ensure the security of its system for processing ObamaCare subsidies.
Sen. John Boozman (R-Ark.) called on President Obama to do more to curb violence in Central African Republic (CAR).
“I urge the Obama Administration to assist the French and MISCA, the African Union-led International Support Mission to the Central African Republic, in the rapid deployment of forces so they can immediately intervene to help put an end to the violence,” Boozman said.
Assuming the ice and snow doesn't close down the government, Congress should be in to work on what could be its last week of 2013.
Next week may end up being all about what doesn't get done, instead of what does get done.
The House will vote on legislation next week that would require U.S. states and territories to report to the U.S. Attorney General all information about people who have died while in the custody of law enforcement agencies.
House Republicans will call up legislation next week that forces Democrats to choose between funding research for pediatric diseases or continuing the taxpayer funding of political party conventions.
Senate committees next week will spend time examining the Iran nuclear deal, and the transition out of Afghanistan.
The House will hear from three Obama administration Cabinet secretaries next week on healthcare, Iran and international finance.
A group of 34 House members is calling on the Senate to approve legislation to tighten sanctions against Iran, a move the Obama administration says would disrupt ongoing nuclear negotiations with that country.
Rep. George Holding (R-N.C.) has proposed legislation that would require federal officials and others who use ObamaCare data to commit identify theft to serve a five-year prison term.