Sen. Mikulski said the Senate would pass a stopgap spending bill.
The session could end up being Democrats’ final weeks in the Senate majority.
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said the combined vote was “inexcusable.”
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Sen. Dick Durbin said a new authorization of military force is "long overdue."
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“What is the endgame?” lawmakers asked the defense secretary regarding ISIS.
In a departure from the original schedule, they will adjourn at the end of the day Thursday.
Sen. Bill Nelson (D-Fla.) said senators shouldn’t go home to campaign for reelection at a time of war.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he would vote for the CR.
Rep. Jackie Speier (D-Calif.) has introduced legislation that would require healthcare offered through the armed services to include access to contraceptive coverage.
“I urge you not to let Ukraine stand alone,” Poroshenko told a joint session of Congress.