The Senate voted 54-41 Thursday to end debate on the nomination of Pamela Harris to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit.
Rep. Dan Kildee (D-Mich.) on Thursday said that Congress doesn't deserve its five-week August recess.
Kristina Wong 07/24/14 01:42 PM EDT
Senators expressed doubt that Iraq will emerge from its crisis capable of defeating ISIS.
Cristina Marcos 07/24/14 12:33 PM EDT
Boehner said he's focused on the recommendations of GOP working group.
Martin Matishak 07/24/14 11:56 AM EDT
“I would hope that we could, maybe all of us, cool down some,” McCain said.
Reid and McConnell will schedule the vote, which could come as early as today.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he wants a vote on his Save Coal Jobs Act as an amendment to a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) marked the anniversary of the 1998 Capitol shooting.
The House will consider a measure to overhaul the child tax credit by requiring applicants to provide their Social Security numbers. Such a change would effectively prevent undocumented immigrants from qualifying for the $1,000 refundable child tax credit.