Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) warned that the unaccompanied children illegally crossing the border into the U.S. carrying infectious diseases could pose a threat to public health.
Rep. Ted Poe (R-Texas) on Tuesday accused the Obama administration of being "missing in action" during the surge of unaccompanied minors illegally crossing the border into the U.S.
Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) said that it’s time for the Senate to revisit the debate on gun control measures.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blasted ObamaCare after a recent report showed that the administration has been unable to verify healthcare subsidy eligibility.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said he hoped senators would put aside their differences on amendments and pass a bipartisan sportsmen’s bill this week.
The House will consider eight bills under suspension of the rules, including a measure to establish a working group within the Department of Homeland Security to provide guidance for emergency responses on social media before, during and after a terrorist attack.
Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) blocked Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) from passing a bill that would end U.S. aid to the Palestinian Authority.
The bill still easily moved forward in an 82-12 procedural vote.
Rep. Candice Miller (R-Mich.) on Monday urged the Obama administration to cut off aid to countries in Central America and Mexico until they help slow the influx of illegal immigrants into the U.S.
Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas) said he was puzzled that President Obama plans to fundraise in his state this week yet won’t visit the U.S.-Mexico border.