A bipartisan coalition called on Boehner and Pelosi to schedule a vote after the elections.
The Senate passed a bill that stops the IRS from taxing tribal welfare benefits.
Reps. David McKinley (R-W.Va.) and Peter Welch (D-Vt.) have introduced legislation that would provide work transition assistance to people who lost their jobs in the coal industry.
The senator's bill would require the CBO to give all legislation a carbon score.
The Senate passed a resolution recognizing the threat of the Ebola outbreak.
The House cleared an adjournment resolution during a brief pro forma session on Friday.
The Senate passed a bill that reforms the way border patrol agents are paid overtime.
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Two House Democrats are seeking increased funding for the National Institutes of Health.
Republican Reps. Diane Black (Tenn.) and Ted Poe (Texas) have introduced legislation to eliminate the requirement for individuals to identify their race when filing paperwork to buy a gun.
The struggles have undermined confidence on Capitol Hill among Democrats.