Dianne Feinstein is citing personal experience in a call for regulation of unmanned aircraft.
Pressure is brought to bear on companies after push for laws goes nowhere.
Ice makers are the latest appliance facing energy efficiency scrutiny from the Obama administration.
The Department of Energy (DOE) is considering more energy conservation rules for automatic commercial ice makers that could cost the industry millions, but save consumers even more on their energy bills, the agency said Friday.
A group of private colleges blasted White House effort to tackle student loan debt.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is giving the public extra time to comment on its plans to let airlines allow cellphone use onboard.
Monday's edition of the Federal Register contains new rules for the energy conservation of commercial ice makers, drug and alcohol testing for foreign aircraft workers, and expanded access to loans for small businesses.
The top U.S. diplomat told lawmakers he can "guarantee" applications are treated the same.
White House seeks to pull funding from for-profit colleges with high loan payments.
In Cantor's second report on the matter, he cited ways Obama has worked around Congress.
Republicans met behind closed doors with the NLRB to discuss the controversial rule.