Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) urged Congress to eliminate the congressional review process for all bills approved by the D.C. Council.
Alexander vowed to pass his bill ending “national school board” policies.
Rep. Diane Black (R-Tenn.) blasted the Obama administration in light of a report that undocumented immigrants with serious criminal histories had been released from custody.
The senator called on Congress to pass comprehensive tax reform to boost the economy.
House Homeland Security Committee Chairman Michael McCaul (R-Texas) said the Ottawa shootings were a "reminder" of the threat of homegrown terrorism.
The senator blasted the 1.7 percent increase in Social Security benefits, saying it isn’t enough.
The Arizona congressional delegation requested a statue of Goldwater in Statuary Hall.
The senator said the public wouldn’t “tolerate” the administration’s decision to bypass Congress.
The majority leader said the House would focus on reforming federal agencies.
House Majority Leader McCarthy offers preview of next year's agenda.