Eighteen House Democrats are urging Boehner and Pelosi to advance the bill.
Congress typically is only in session four days a week.
"If you don't do your job, you shouldn't get paid," Rep. Ashford said.
Despite a night of other firsts, a pair of highly touted openly gay candidates fell short.
A winner has yet to be declared in nine House races three days after Election Day.
Peters, DeMaio offer competing visions to fix dysfunction in Congress.
13 Republicans voted in favor of a motion instructing conferees to agree to Senate VA bill.
Democrats said the bill has bipartisan support.
Republicans optimistic about defeating San Diego-area Rep. Scott Peters in the fall.
Carl DeMaio wants to be known as a GOP problem solver.
A resolution from Rep. Peters (D-Calif.) would require a floor vote within two months of committee...
Centrists fear a move to the left would spell electoral doom.
The House on Tuesday passed legislation by voice vote to allow private nonprofits to administer...
Rep. Scott Peters led Carl DeMaio, a gay Republican, in one of most competitive races.
Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) is out with a new ad touting his work for veterans.
Police are eyeing two former campaign staffers in the break-in before the June 3 primary.
Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) has a narrow lead, near the margin of error, over Republican Carl...
Sen. Mark Udall (D-Colo.) and Rep. Scott Peters (D-Calif.) announced a bill Wednesday to push...
The openly gay Republican has $1 million in the bank for his race against Rep. Scott Peters.
The American Action Network Web ads are themed around "Cyber Monday."