The measure marks halfway point in the House's consideration of fiscal appropriations.
The Assessing Progress in Haiti Act would require the secretary of State to give Congress an annual report until 2017 on post-earthquake recovery and development efforts in Haiti.
Republican senators introduced legislation Thursday that would allow the U.S. export of natural gas to European allies.
Nevada lawmakers tried to block construction of a nuclear repository in their state.
The Senate voted 75-22 to confirm the new White House budget director.
The Speaker made clear that strings will be attached to the funding Obama requested.
Democrats and Republicans are upset over not being allowed to offer amendments.
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The Pentagon has a $553.8 million contract with Russian arms supplier Rosoboronexport.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Republicans are looking at President Obama’s $3.7 billion proposal to address the influx of unaccompanied child immigrants, but they won’t give him a “blank check.”
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Thursday that Secretary of State John Kerry pleaded with him to get more than 50 State Department nominees confirmed.
“He called me to lament what is going on in the United States Senate with these nominations,” Reid said on the Senate floor Thursday.