The Foreign Relations Committee threatened to subpoena the administration over Malaysia's upgrade.
Malaysia poses a problem for the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
The U.S. is capitulating to Malaysia, trying to ensure that the country stays part of TPP.
It passed easily on a voice vote.
The bill stalled Attorney General Loretta Lynch's confirmation vote last month.
The upper chamber unanimously approved a trafficking bill on Wednesday.
The Senate may finally vote on Loretta Lynch's nomination for attorney general.
“We're involved right now in active negotiations,” said Sen. Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.).
The ads accuse Republicans of “playing politics with women’s health.”
The Senate will try to move forward on a trafficking bill and attorney general nomination.
"Take it out," Reid said, referring to an abortion-related provision.
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Firms with over $100M in global gross receipts would have to report their preventive measures.
The US has been insulated from the crisis, and its moral authority is needed.
The US can expand trade and address serious human rights concerns at the same time.
The Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 emerged from Congress after a bitter battle.
The Senate passed the legislation last month.
Senate GOP leaders are working on a "short list of amendments" on the bill, he added.
Senators hope to end a month-long standstill on a bill to combat human trafficking.
"Republicans haven't had a desire to govern dependably," the Democrat said.
Divisive politics has no place in the bipartisan issue of ending modern slavery.
The GOP leader is trying to dislodge a human trafficking bill.
The position to combat human trafficking remains unfilled after two months.
The House on Tuesday passed legislation to enhance law enforcement efforts against human...