Today's Coverage

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and resumes consideration of the nomination of Barbara Leaf, to be an Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs; voting on confirmation of the nomination of Louise Rochon, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Nevada, and on the motion to invoke cloture on the Leaf nomination; then recessing until 2:00 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings; thereafter, voting on confirmation of the Leaf nomination and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Elizabeth Schoff Watson, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor.

10:00 a.m. - Democrats on Dreamers: Rep. Deborah Ross (D-NC) and Senator Alex Padilla (D-CA) call for passage of legislation to protect documented immigrants.

10:00 a.m. - Abortion Access: House Judiciary Committee

11:00 a.m. - Congressional Gold Medal Ceremony: Merchant Mariners of World War II are honored with the Congressional Gold Medal at an event in National Statuary Hall.

11:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (13): H.R. 5738 - Lactation Spaces for Veteran Moms Act, as amended (Rep. Luria / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 7335 - MST Claims Coordination Act (Rep. Luria / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 6961 - Dignity for MST Survivors Act, as amended (Rep. Mrvan / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 6064 - To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to seek to enter into an agreement with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for a review of examinations, furnished by the Secretary, to individuals who submit claims to the Secretary for compensation under chapter 11 of title 38, United States Code, for mental and physical conditions linked to military sexual trauma (Rep. Nehls / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 2724 - VA Peer Support Enhancement for MST Survivors Act, as amended (Rep. Delgado / Veterans' Affairs) // S. 4089 - Veterans Rapid Restraining Assistance Program Restoration and Recovery Act (Sen. Durbin / Veterans' Affairs) // S. 2533 - Making Advances in Mammography and Medical Options for Veterans Act (Sen. Tester / Veterans' Affairs) // S. 2102 - Dr. Kate Hendricks Thomas SERVICE Act (Sen. Boozman / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 6052 - Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General Training Act of 2021 (Rep. Underwood / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 6943 - Public Safety Officer Support Act (Rep. Trone / Judiciary) // H.R. 2992 - TBI/PTSD Law Enforcement Training Act (Rep. Pascrell / Judiciary) // H.Res. 125 - Condemning rising antisemitism (Rep. Wasserman Schultz / Judiciary) // H.R. 7791 - Access to Baby Formula Act of 2022 (Rep. Hayes / Education and Labor) // Complete Consideration of H.R. 6531 - Targeting Resources to Communities in Need Act of 2022 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Clyburn / Oversight and Reform) // Complete Consideration of S. 2938 - A bill to designate the United States Courthouse and Federal Building located at 111 North Adams Street in Tallahassee, Florida, as the "Joseph Woodrow Hatchett United States Courthouse and Federal Building", and for other purposes (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sen. Rubio / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 350 - Domestic Terrorism Prevention Act of 2022 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Schneider / Judiciary) // H.R. 7790 - Infant Formula Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2022 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. DeLauro / Appropriations)

2:00 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly: Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and caucus leaders speak with reporters.

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May 19, 2022

Time TBA - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: Agenda TBD

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 7688 - Consumer Fuel Price Gouging Prevention Act (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Schrier / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

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