The House on Wednesday passed legislation to limit airline passenger security imposed by the Transportation Security Administration.
Its sponsor said the measure would increase transparency.
Republicans blocked Sen. Tom Harkin’s (D-Iowa) request to vote on the United Nations' treaty.
Passage of the resolution comes a day before Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko will address a joint session of Congress.
The Senate confirmed the nominations of several U.S. ambassadors on Wednesday.
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) wants the league to suspend any accused abusers.
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said he doesn’t trust the Syrian rebels.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) called for a vote on the House energy package.
Reid congratulated the Washington Nationals for winning the East Division to make it to the World Series playoffs.
The House will debate the remaining three hours for the amendment to the continuing resolution (CR) to arm Syrian rebels to fight the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS).