Monday's votes were the first of approximately 90 amendments that have been tied to the "fast track" trade legislation.
The House approved a package of legislation on Monday to enhance federal assistance programs for veterans.
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His will would require the Pentagon to disclose total war expenses.
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A defense contractor in Afghanistan reportedly wasted the taxpayer funds.
McConnell also intends to pass highway and surveillance proposals before the recess.
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The Senate is expected to vote later this week on a two-month extension.
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The bill would be on schedule to pass earlier than in previous years.
Three lawmakers are pushing for a floor vote on their proposal.
Rep. Matt Salmon (R-Ariz.) has introduced legislation to do away with funding for the National Labor Relations Board.
Cruz amendment would prevent changes to immigration laws.