The Senate confirmed Sarah Bloom Raskin to be a Deputy Secretary of the Treasury by voice-vote Wednesday.
Rep. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen (R-Fla.) on Wednesday called on members of the House to support a bill to permanently extend a tax credit for teachers, in order to help reimburse them for school supplies they buy with their own money.
The Senate voted 98-0 to confirm Carolyn McHugh to be a U.S. circuit judge for the 10th Circuit.
McConnell said Democrats put good intentions ahead of getting “a good outcome.”
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) said Wednesday that he hopes the Senate completes work on a child care bill this week.
Later Wednesday, the Senate will begin consideration of S. 1086, the Child Care & Development Block Grant (CCDBG) reauthorization. It's unclear if amendments will be allowed.
A House committee will vote Wednesday.
The House meets in the afternoon to start work on two bills aimed at reining in what Republicans say is a lawless Obama administration.
Feinstein asked for an apology and said she had grave concerns over the CIA's actions.
The House voted Tuesday to condemn Russia for using military force to secure Ukraine's Crimean peninsula, which may soon become a part of Russia.
The Senate passed a resolution Tuesday condemning “illegal Russian aggression” in Ukraine.
Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Dan Coats (R-Ind.) introduced the resolution Tuesday and the Senate agreed to the measure through a unanimous consent agreement on the same day.