The Senate is expected to take a procedural vote to defund the organization Monday.
Jordain Carney 07/30/15 12:36 PM EDT
The Senate hopes to negotiate the bill with the House later this fall.
Julian Hattem 07/30/15 12:07 PM EDT
They have scheduled one-third as many town halls as their Republican colleagues.
The Iowa Republican refused to allow the confirmation of three judges for New York.
Jordain Carney 07/30/15 10:40 AM EDT
McConnell said it is "not acceptable" that the White House has not turned them over.
The Senate will vote on a both a six-year bill and a short-term extension.
Summer break is now officially underway for the House, with lawmakers out until September.
Dunford is expected to take over for Gen. Martin Dempsey later this year.
The bill passed 256-170 despite a veto threat from the White House.
Keith Laing 07/29/15 05:34 PM EDT
The measure would extend federal transportation funding until the end of October.