Rep. Michele Bachmann suggests travel restrictions may not be very effective at this point.
The senator said the healthcare law would increase the federal debt by $131 billion.
"I think that we should have the debate and talk it through," she said.
The conservative firebrand tells The Hill that running in 2012 was enough.
The Senate held a pro forma session on Wednesday to save dozens of pending nominations.
Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-D.C.) said that the deportations of criminals inadvertently facilitated the expansion of gangs and drug cartels in Central America.
Ex-House members swept into office during 2010 GOP wave try to make a comeback in 2014.
Former Rep. Giffords's gun control group is running an ad against GOP House candidate David Young.
Rep. Tom Rooney (R-Fla.) requested data from the Obama administration to support its argument against imposing a travel ban against countries in West Africa afflicted by the Ebola outbreak.
Roberts blasted the president’s handling of the Ebola crisis.