The Foreign Relations Committee passed Iran legislation this week.
The bill would facilitate the transition for military combat medics to become emergency medical technicians.
Rep. Matt Cartwright (D-Pa.) has introduced legislation to guarantee workers time off from work to spend time with a family member who will be deployed.
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen (D-N.H.) is looking for recommendations on who should get the spot.
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His maneuvers on Lynch shed light on how he will lead the upper chamber in this Congress.
Senators also approved Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri as National Indian Gaming Commission chairman.
A Republican aide said senators are "closer to a deal than we have been in the past."
"It is the fair, just and right thing to do," Rep. Louie Gohmert said.
The rewrite would return more authority to states and school districts.
The House will consider cybersecurity legislation next week.