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The ruling announced Tuesday comes after more than a year of controversy over the Senate workers’ pay, which was tied up in a hard-fought contract negotiation and a union organizing drive.
There is some evidence GOP groups are trying to sideline well-financed centrist Patrick Murphy in favor of liberal firebrand Alan Grayson.
Some think GOP is meddling in Democratic primary to strengthen Rubio’s chances.
House Speaker Paul D. Ryan and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell reprised roles they have grown comfortable in — ideas man and attack dog, respectively
The Select Investigative Panel on Infant Lives is halfway through its year-long mandate to investigate and reports on links between abortion providers and medical researchers.
The panels’ legacy might be to mark the increasing politicization of investigations
Any House bill would be more likely to resemble a GOP alternative that would give federal officials three days to go to court to block a gun sale to a suspected terrorist.
The legislation opens a path for an orderly restructuring of the island’s $72 billion in bond debt while creating a new federally appointed fiscal oversight board.
Gun-control activism will continue in the House, Democrats pledge, but they stopped short of pledging another floor occupation.
Senate Republicans said a failure to advance the legislation would mean that Congress will likely be unable to address the threat posed by Zika for weeks because of the upcoming congressional recess.