Leaving the court seat vacant would be "shameful," the Democratic leader said.
Jordain Carney 02/12/16 06:07 PM EST
The senators suggested the program is being used to speed up refugee vetting.
Jordain Carney 02/12/16 01:15 PM EST
In a letter, the senators called the rules "inconsistent with American values."
The vote represents yet another fight over ObamaCare.
The sanctions come after North Korea's rocket launch last week.
Republicans had been blocking the State Department nominees on behalf of Cruz.
The House will take up sanctions legislation against North Korea.
The Senate will take a procedural vote on Feb. 22.
Rep. Labrador argued House GOP leaders are bad negotiators.
Cristina Marcos 02/11/16 05:11 PM EST
The vote came after the GOP decided not hold hearings on Obama's final budget.