The chamber rejected an amendment to block a proposal to lower the minimum driver age.
House Dems want the bill brought directly to the floor for a vote.
"I’m saddened by what has happened here in America," he said.
The members say they will not stand for weakened spy reforms.
Speaker attended two "long-planned political events," according to spokesman.
Black lawmakers have entreated the House whip to attend next week's ceremonies.
Homeland Security funding and the fight against ISIS will be among the topics.
The 50th anniversary of "Bloody Sunday" will be in early March.
"It reminds me of another period. These stories cannot be swept under the rug," he tweeted.
Civil rights icon Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) said he was moved by the depiction of the 1965 voting...
WE HEAR: Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) rubbed elbows with Oprah Winfrey as one of the former talk show...
Lewis, a civil rights icon, called images of the Ferguson, Mo., police response "unreal."
Legislators make voting easier, not add more obstacles.
The fight over the flag forced GOP leaders to suspend work on appropriations bills.
"This is about freedom. This is about love," says Pelosi.
“Tim has pushed Apple to ... greater social responsibility,” the civil rights icon wrote.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A long weekend commemorates the march's silver anniversary.
"We still have problems," Rep. John Lewis said.
Some Democrats plan to skip Netanyahu's March 3 address to Congress.
The response to the controversy from Capitol Hill has been muted.
Democratic leaders provided Scalise plenty of cover, with some downplaying the issue.
Several House and Senate Democrats are urging the Obama administration to leave out provisions in a...
“That's devastating, that's devastating,” a female panelist said.
They say it's time to go after the people who buy children for sex.