The Senate debates allowing Congress to review the Iran deal and the House takes up spending bills.
The request comes after a series of security lapses.
The agreement avoids a vote that had been scheduled to 1 a.m. Sunday.
Senate leader Harry Reid asked all 99 colleagues to pass the spending package by Saturday.
The House approved the spending measure after a lengthy delay.
Democrats demand that language changing the Wall Street reform bill be stripped from package.
“We are hoping that the bill will be in different shape than it is [now],” Pelosi said.
Changes to the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform bill are the toughest for Dems to swallow.
Republicans are predicting significant defections on their side of the aisle.
Disagreements between lawmakers negotiating a sweeping year-end spending proposal have upped the...
The timing could complicate efforts to end the lame-duck session this week.
“The fight is now, not next year,” said Mike Needham, Heritage Action’s CEO.
House Majority Leader McCarthy and House Minority Whip Hoyer discussed the upcoming week's agenda.
Reid says work can be completed Monday if senators cooperate.
The Senate's agenda remains packed as lawmakers look to leave town.
The measure avoids a shutdown at midnight.
It's a rare break between Pelosi and the Obama White House.
The White House is backing the $1.1 trillion package.
Defections in both parties are expected in Thursday's vote.
House Democratic leader doesn't say if she'll vote yes or no.
Bill would prevent government from designating two sage grouse species as endangered.
Days before deadline, negotiators are clashing over terrorism insurance.
For Republicans drafting a massive spending bill for the end of the congressional session, timing...
It's not a croissant or a donut. It's a government-funding bill.