Four states would have to run voting law changes by the federal government under a new bipartisan bill.
Partisans in Congress have found one area where they can agree: Reforming America's sprawling and costly prison system.
U.S. Rep. James P. Moran Jr. announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of the year.
It could take up the legislation again later this month.
The House passed a short-term extension of current government funding levels to give lawmakers a few more days to work through the omnibus spending package.
Tea party groups were upset by Paul Teller's ouster. Now he's got a new job.
The pair said they had formed a new “Climate Action Task Force” with other Democratic senators.
The Republican put up another healthy total.
McIntyre's decision is a boon to Republicans, who have a close eye on picking up his seat.
House Speaker John A. Boehner demurred when asked to comment on former defense secretary Robert Gates's new book.