Five House Republicans defected from their ranks on the Wednesday vote to authorize the party's lawsuit against President Obama.
Senate Armed Services Committee ranking member James Inhofe (R-Okla.) warned Republicans that if they don’t file amendments to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) now, they might not get a vote.
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The bill now heads to the Senate, which is also expected to approve it.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren called on Congress to stop corporate “freeloaders.”
The House on Wednesday passed a resolution to condemn the extremist group Hamas for its recent rocket attacks against Israel.
Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwomen Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) said she wouldn’t support an emergency spending bill that included offsets because it would take money away from programs that help American families.
House Democrats on Wednesday made a show of attempting to consider bills like raising the minimum wage and refinancing student loans during preliminary debate on the House GOP lawsuit.
Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) suggested that the House stay and pass its regular appropriations bills to avoid a government shutdown on Oct. 1.
The Senate voted Wednesday to confirm three of President Obama’s executive nominees.