The move would allow the bank to get a floor vote without leadership's support.
The legislation is spearheaded by Ben Cardin, a Democrat who opposed the Iran deal.
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“This investigation has never been about former Secretary of State Clinton."
Proposal includes some reductions in mandatory minimum sentencing.
The calls from Senate Democrats are fallout from comments by Kevin McCarthy.
Democrats have asked their colleagues to block the bill.
Previous reports say some U.S. troops were told to ignore abuse of young boys by Afghan forces.
Lynn Westmoreland wants the House GOP to change its leadership election rules.
The Texas Republican wants to designate Iran's Revolutionary Guard as a foreign terrorist organization.
The Illinois Republican had been flirting with a run in recent days.