Responding to concerns of business and workers, proposal repeals law's definition of “full time” as 30 hours a week or more.
Texas lawmaker first introduced his proposal after the shooting at the Washington Navy Yard.
Head of the powerful tax-writing committee has served in Congress since 1991.
House to vote this week to repeal the law's "30-hour rule."
Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee is a former FBI agent, declined overtures to run for a U.S. Senate seat.
Senate leaders spar over Ukraine aid as the House and Senate continued debating competing bills Tuesday with no signs of resolution.
The earnings violate House rules, according to a congressional watchdog report.
Fourth-ranking House Republican improperly mixed campaign and official funds over the course of reelection, leadership races, report says.
House speaker cites concerns of state workforce officials who say the agreement might take too long to implement.
They sang along at one of the rare moments when top political leaders break bread together.