The House is planning to vote on a three-month transportation extension and then leave town.
The senators are hoping to get the long-term bill to the House before it leaves town.
The House plans to approve a three-month highway spending bill on Wednesday and then leave town.
The dust-up is the latest round in a protracted private-sector brawl.
The Senate is pushing a long-term bill.
The House is balking at a multi-year Senate highway bill.
House GOP leader urges Senate to take up short-term House-passed bill.
The senators' proposal would effectively limit the bill to three years.
The improperly handled recalls affected 11 millions autos, officials say.
The clock is ticking to renew highway funding before lawmakers leave for the August recess.
Sen. Mark Kirk (R-Ill.) offered the measure.
“With the DRIVE Act, we can rebuild Eisenhower’s vision," Jim Inhofe said.
The chamber is driving ahead with its multiyear proposal, despite House objections.
The Republican leader suggested he was proud of the Senate's long-term highway bill.
The Senate's highway bill overcame another procedural hurdle on Monday.
The move brings the Senate one step closer to a showdown with the House.
Biden says Christie should have talked to Cuomo about tunnels.
The House has warned it will not take up the Senate bill.
Lawmakers are up against a Friday deadline for renewing road funding.
Lawmakers have one week to renew federal road funding.
Senators could vote Monday on attaching the Export-Import Bank to the highway bill.
Cruz wants to prevent Obama from lifting some sanctions against Iran.
Agencies and lawmakers are suddenly rushing to protect vehicles from cyberattacks.
The Transportation secretary stopped short of opposing the measure.