Republicans seemed reluctant to support David Weil for the Labor's wage and hour division.
Patricia Millett is Obama's first nominee to clear the Senate since rules changed.
New regulations on healthcare, housing and halibut will be issued in the Federal Register on Wednesday.
Here’s a peek at what’s coming:
The rule will impose new limits on the trading activities of Wall Street.
The cases strike at the core of President Obama's cimate agenda.
The Commodity Futures Trading Commission will vote on the rule behind closed doors.
Senators will vote to approve an Obama nominee to a powerful appellate court.
"Let’s face it, airplane cabins are by nature noisy, crowded and confined,” a sponsor said.
Members are concerned after a little-noticed October hack revealed users’ names, passwords.
Beekeepers are suing the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) over its approval of a chemical they say kills honey producers.
The pesticide sulfoxaflor is “highly toxic” to bees and other insects, the groups say, and could be contributing to broader declines of bee populations around the world.