Leahy says he won't challenge Mikulski as senior Dem on Appropriations.
Lawmakers will consider stopgap government funding and arming Syrian rebels to fight ISIS.
A vote on a stopgap funding bill to avoid a shutdown could be as early as Thursday.
Rep. Reid Ribble (R-Wis.) suggested that the House stay and pass its regular appropriations bills...
The bill funds the Internal Revenue Service, Wall Street enforcement and other programs.
The measure would prohibit funding to enforce D.C.'s handgun ban and other laws.
Rep. Pat Meehan argued that funding for the bowling alley constituted a "want," not a "need."
The measure would cut $353 million from IRS enforcement and use it toward deficit reduction.
The two issues will dominate the week's agenda.
The measure marks halfway point in the House's consideration of fiscal appropriations.
The House on Wednesday rejected 110-310 a proposal to eliminate all funding for Department of...
Appropriations have stalled in the Senate due to a disagreement over amendments.
Both the House and Senate are scheduled to return Nov. 12.
Members are rarely in Washington five days a week.
Congress is under pressure to pass a short-term funding bill to avoid a shutdown.
The bill rejected many controversial Pentagon cost-cutting proposals.
The proposal would keep regulators from modifying state laws on Internet access.
Rep. Paul Gosar said the awards are "ludicrous" and "a slap in the face."
The House on Tuesday rejected a proposal to limit GOP efforts to review Consumer Financial...
The Senate will convene but hold no roll call votes, while the House will vote on several bills...
House Majority Whip Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.), the incoming majority leader, held his first floor...
Nevada lawmakers tried to block construction of a nuclear repository in their state.
President Obama asked Congress Tuesday for emergency cash to fight wildfires exacerbated climate...
The White House opposes the bill but hasn't threatened a veto.