The House on Wednesday passed a resolution to condemn the extremist group Hamas for its recent rocket attacks against Israel.
Senate Appropriations Committee Chairwomen Barbara Mikulski (D-Md.) said she wouldn’t support an emergency spending bill that included offsets because it would take money away from programs that help American families.
House Democrats on Wednesday made a show of attempting to consider bills like raising the minimum wage and refinancing student loans during preliminary debate on the House GOP lawsuit.
Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) suggested that the House stay and pass its regular appropriations bills to avoid a government shutdown on Oct. 1.
The Senate voted Wednesday to confirm three of President Obama’s executive nominees.
The Senate voted 63-33 to move forward with $2.7 billion in emergency funding.
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U.S. companies can deduct from their corporate taxes for moving facilities overseas.
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) vowed to “keep fighting back” against President Obama’s energy regulations.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) urged Republicans to support a bill that would end tax breaks for U.S. companies that send jobs overseas.