Exporters and Democrats unite in calls to allow a vote on the Export-Import Bank charter, which lapses at midnight.
Activists succeeded in blocking a renewal of the federal bank’s charter. But a new push is expected soon.
Former congressman Rick Renzi (R-Ariz.) wanted the court to consider expanding constitutional protections for lawmakers.
Boosting enrollment, especially among middle-income earners, seen as critical to law’s success.
Resolution offered by Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-Miss.) to remove Mississippi state flag was instead sent to committee.
Decision upholding health subsidies vexes Republicans but spares GOP from having to forge an alternative.
Sen. Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) said Confederate emblem on flag “increasingly portrays a false impression of our state to others.“
The collection of statutes housed in the Capitol includes noted Confederate leaders and postbellum white supremacists.
A bill granting the president more negotiating authority hurdles a procedural obstacle by a thin margin.
The Maine independent is the second U.S. senator to disclose a major health issue this month.