Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said he wants a vote on his Save Coal Jobs Act as an amendment to a bill that would end tax breaks for companies that send jobs overseas.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) marked the anniversary of the 1998 Capitol shooting.
The House will consider a measure to overhaul the child tax credit by requiring applicants to provide their Social Security numbers. Such a change would effectively prevent undocumented immigrants from qualifying for the $1,000 refundable child tax credit.
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No decision has been made on the timing of a funding bill.
Senate Republicans introduced a bill Wednesday that would set a deadline for nuclear negotiations with Iran.
In addition to the border money, the bill contains $615 million to combat wildfires.
The House on Wednesday passed legislation to authorize a pilot program to give academic institutions more flexibility in carrying out competency-based programs.
Sen. Martin Heinrich (D-N.M.) said Wednesday that Republican proposals to roll back human trafficking protections would “trade the safety of children for expedience.”
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Boehner said he was surprised Obama didn't call for changes to the law in his border request.
Sen. John Hoeven (R-N.D.) said Wednesday that he introduced a bill that could be a compromise on the issue of exporting liquid natural gas (LNG).