Sen. Dean Heller said the people who came armed to Bundy’s ranch were "patriots."
171 members of Congress said that the delays had caused distress for children awaiting to be permitted to leave the Congo.
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) said he would push for the provision expiring in September.
Lawmakers are pushing the Food and Drug Administration to modify proposed rules requiring breweries to inspect spent grain given to cattle.
In a letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg, 13 House members said the proposed regulation would impose heavy costs on small breweries.
Sen. Carl Levin (D-Mich.) said Friday that he wants the Senate to debate and pass legislation to raise the federal minimum wage when lawmakers return on April 28.
“When the Senate returns to Washington in late April, we should debate and pass legislation to raise the minimum wage,” Levin said said. “It is indisputable that increasing the minimum wage would reduce poverty.”
Rep. Stephen Lynch, who opposed the law, said it might cost Democrats the Senate in November.
Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.) called President Obama’s announcement that 8 million people have enrolled in ObamaCare a “victory lap” that was an “insult” to those who lost the coverage they had before the law was enacted.
Reid said efforts to register Jews in Ukraine are a "disturbing echo" of human history.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Thursday that he thinks the Obama administration should be sending arms to Ukraine.
“Here is what I would do: I would be sending arms to the Ukrainian army,” McConnell said. “I would provide serious assistance to the Ukrainians so that they could defend themselves.”
Nadler represents one of the largest Jewish districts in the nation.