Another week, another ObamaCare vote.
Several House committees will hold hearings next week on the Obama administration's 2015 budget request, including a Ways and Means Committee one on Thursday with Treasury Secretary Jack Lew.
The Senate Budget Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday to examine President Obama’s 2015 budget.
On the same day, Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will defend the president’s budget before the Senate Finance Committee.
Republican leaders in the House next week will call up several energy bills that Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) said are a response to the rising cost of heating people's homes.
Sens. Ron Wyden (D-Ore.), Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) and Mark Udall (D-Colo.) slammed the National Security Agency after reports that its surveillance program capture images from users’ webcams.
“We are extremely troubled by today's press report that a very large number of individuals — including law-abiding Americans — may have had private videos of themselves and their families intercepted and stored without any suspicion of wrongdoing,” the senators said in a joint statement Friday.
Leaders are bringing up legislation to eliminate the 2014 penalty for not having insurance.
The bill would force federal agencies to ensure that lowest-cost rules are adopted.
Sen. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) called for the cancellation of an Esquire show “Friday Night Tykes.”
He said the show encourages “violent competitiveness” among child football players in Texas.
Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Thursday praised the Tea Party for its work over the last five years, and said Tea Party activists are a throwback to early Americans who helped throw off British rule.
A new resolution would honor the 200th birthday of Francis Scott Key's poem.