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December 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Kaikkonen at Global Leaders Forum: Finnish Minister of Defense Antti Kaikkonen speaks at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

December 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Primary Care in Medicaid: Participants from Center for Health Care Strategies, National Governors Association Center for Best, the American Academy of Family Physicians and others discuss advancing primary care, at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

December 9, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Patrick J. Bumatay, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination.

December 9, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (16): H.R. 4372 - MSI STEM Achievement Act (Rep. Johnson (TX) - Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 4373 - Engineering Biology Research and Development Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Johnson (TX) - Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 2051 - Sustainable Chemistry Research and Development Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Lipinski - Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 5213 - NASA Enhanced Use Leasing Extension Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Horn - Science, Space, and Technology) // S. 737 - Building Blocks of STEM Act (Sen. Rosen - Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 4355 - IOGAN Act (Rep. Gonzalez (OH) - Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 4566 - Virginia Beach Strong Act (Rep. Luria - Ways and Means) // H.R. 3669 - Weatherizing Infrastructure in the North and Terrorism Emergency Readiness Act of 2019 (Rep. Slotkin - Homeland Security) // H.R. 4761 - DHS Opioid Detection Resilience Act of 2019 (Rep. Higgins (LA) - Homeland Security) // H.R. 4739 - Synthetic Opioid Exposure Prevention and Training Act (Rep. Clarke - Homeland Security) // H.R. 4727 - Department of Homeland Security Mentor-Protégé Program Act of 2019 (Rep. McEachin - Homeland Security) // H.R. 3318 - Emerging Transportation Security Threats Act of 2019 (Rep. Joyce (PA) - Homeland Security) // H.R. 4713 - Department of Homeland Security Office of Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Authorization Act (Rep. Green (TX) - Homeland Security) // H.R. 4402 - Inland Waters Security Review Act (Rep. Lesko - Homeland Security) // H.R. 3469 - Covert Testing and Risk Mitigation Improvement Act of 2019 (Rep. Cummings - Homeland Security) // S. 256 - Esther Martinez Native Languages Programs Reauthorization Act (Sen. Udall - Education and Labor) // Special Orders

December 9, 2019

9:00 a.m. - Evidence for Impeachment: House Judiciary Committee

December 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump on Small Business Deregulation: President Donald Trump participates in a roundtable on small business and "red tape reduction accomplishments," in the White House Roosevelt Room.

December 6, 2019

(Transcript) - House Democrats on Voting Rights: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Majority Leader Hoyer (D-MD), Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC), Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL) and others for a press event ahead of a vote to pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act.

December 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Global Health Security: Former Assistant Health and Human Services Secretary for Global Health Jimmy Kolker and others discuss long-term health around the world, at the Center for Global Development.

December 6, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Financial Services AI: The Task Force on Artificial Intelligence Subcommittee hears from experts with New York University, Cornell University Engineering School, Future of Finance Initiative, Modern Markets Initiative and Nasdaq.

December 6, 2019

9:00 a.m. - Democrats on COP25 Madrid: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and participants from the U.S. delegation to the 2019 United Nations Climate Change Conference discuss their attendance and its agenda.

December 6, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.Res. 326 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives regarding United States efforts to resolve the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through a negotiated two-state solution (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Lowenthal / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 4 - Voting Rights Advancement Act of 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Sewell / Judiciary) // Special Orders

December 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at National Christmas Tree Lighting: President Donald Trump is joined by the First Lady at the National Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony, at The Ellipse in President's Park.

December 5, 2019

(Transcript) - House Armed Services on Privatized Military Housing: The Readiness Subcommittee hears from contractors about living conditions of military families.

December 5, 2019

(Transcript) - House Armed Services on Military Health System: The Military Personnel Subcommittee hears from officials with the Defense Department, Defense Health Agency, and surgeons general of the service branches.

December 5, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services Oversight of FHA: The Housing, Community Development, and Insurance Subcommittee; and the National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy Subcommittee hear Federal Housing Administration Commissioner Brian Montgomery.

December 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Illicit Mining: The Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women's Issues Subcommittee hears from officials with Immigration and Customs Enforcement, State Department, USAID and the FBI.

December 5, 2019

(Transcript) - House Energy and Commerce Oversight of FCC: The Communications and Technology Subcommittee hears from FCC commissioners Michael O'Rielly Brendan Carr, Jessica Rosenworcel and Geoffrey Starks.

December 5, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Financial Stability: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin testifies testifies about Trump administration deregulatory approach to the financial sector.

December 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Banking on Oversight of Financial Regulators: Witnesses from the National Credit Union Administration, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Federal Reserve Board of Governors testify about work of regulators over depository institutions.

December 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Armed Services on National Defense Strategy: Undersecretary of Defense for Policy John Rood and Lt. Gen. David W. Allvin of the Joint Chiefs of Staff testify about strategy implementation.

December 5, 2019

11:45 a.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to reporters about Democrats' advancing from an inquiry to drafting articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

December 5, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters about coming legislation to address prescription drug prices and Voting Rights Act preclearance, gun violence prevention, and her "historic" direction to committee chairs to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

December 5, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 2534 - Insider Trading Prohibition Act (Rep. Himes / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. McHenry Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Huizenga Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

December 5, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Richard Ernest Myers II, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Myers nomination; and on Sherri A. Lydon, to be United States District Judge for the District of South Carolina; later voting on confirmation of the nomination of Robert M. Duncan, to be a Governor of the United States Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2025.

December 5, 2019

9:00 a.m. - Pelosi on Impeachment Inquiry: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announces she has directed committee chairs to draft articles of impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

December 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Homeland Security on Ray Nomination to OIRA: Nominee Paul Ray testifies on his nomination to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.

December 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Armed Services on Veteran Suicide Prevention: The Personnel Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the Department of Defense, Department of Veterans Affairs and others about suicide prevention strategies.

December 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Lebanon, Iraq Protests: The Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism Subcommittee hears from Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Joey Hood.

December 4, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on New START Treaty: NATO Deputy Secretary General Rose Gottemoeller and others testify about strategic arms reduction issues.

December 4, 2019

(Transcript) - US Interests in Ukraine: Senators Ron Johnson (R-WI), Christopher Murphy (D-CT), Reps. Marcy Kaptur (D-OH), Andy Harris (R-MD) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) discuss strategic interests in Eastern Europe.

December 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Hoyer Pen/Pad: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks with reporters off-camera.

December 4, 2019

(Transcript) - House Education and Labor Child Immigration Policies: Agency witnesses testify about the effects on immigrant children of family separation policies of the Trump administration.

December 4, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Prudential Regulation: Witnesses from the National Credit Union Administration, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and Federal Reserve Board of Governors testify about work of regulators over depository institutions.

December 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations Oversight of MCC: Millennium Challenge Corporation CEO Sean Cairncross testifies on work of the organization.

December 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Armed Services on Navy Vessel Maintenance: The Seapower Subcommittee and Readiness and Management Support Subcommittee hears from officials with the Navy and the Government Accountability Office.

December 4, 2019

2:00 p.m. - Bicameral, Bipartisan Group on Paid Family Leave: Senators Bill Cassidy (R-LA), Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) are joined by Reps. Colin Allred (D-TX), Elise Stafanik (R-NY), Brian Steil (R-WI), Josh Gottheimer (D-NJ) and others to discuss the introduction of legislation supporting parents in first year after births or adoptions.

December 4, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Grounds for Impeachment: House Judiciary Committee

December 4, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension: S. 151 - Pallone-Thune TRACED Act, as amended (Sen. Thune / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

December 4, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration the nomination of Richard Ernest Myers II, to be District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, voting on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Myers; Sherri A. Lydon, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina; and Robert M. Duncan, to be a Governor of the U.S. Postal Service for a term expiring December 8, 2025, later voting on confirmation of the nominations of John L. Sinatra, Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of New York; Sarah E. Pitlyk, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri; Douglas Russell Cole, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio; R. Austin Huffaker, Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama; and David B. Barlow, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Utah.

December 4, 2019

Compilation - House Judiciary Stakeout: Separately, members of the House Judiciary Committee speak with reporters during and after its first impeachment inquiry hearing against President Donald Trump.

December 3, 2019

(Transcript) - Trade and Climate Policy: Finnish Development Cooperation and Foreign Trade Minister Ville Skinnari and others discuss environmental and economic policymaking in the 21st century.

December 3, 2019

(Transcript) - SCOTUS Judicial Scrutiny: Panelists discuss the Supreme Court's application of tests to challenged laws, at the Heritage Foundation.

December 3, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Russia Policy: Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale testifies about future of US policy towards Russia.

December 3, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Armed Services Committee on Privatized Housing: Officials with the Government Accountability Office, Army, Navy, Marine Corps and Air Force testify about GAO findings regarding substandard housing conditions.

December 3, 2019

6:00 p.m. - House GOP on HPSCI Impeachment Report: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and others speak with reporters after public release and transmittal to the Judiciary Committee by the House Select Intelligence Committee of a report on its findings in an impeachment inquiry of an alleged quid pro quo by President Donald Trump.

December 3, 2019

3:00 p.m. - Schiff on HPSCI Impeachment Report: House Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks with reporters after public release and transmittal to the Judiciary Committee of a report on its findings in an impeachment inquiry of an alleged quid pro quo by President Donald Trump.

December 3, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about Russia and election security, retirement savings, and the process for a possible impeachment trial.

December 3, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about legislating the defense authorization and fiscal 2020 appropriations, and the process of a potential impeachment trial.

December 3, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (8): H.R. 4803 - Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act, as amended (Rep. Nadler / Judiciary) // H.R. 565 - AMIGOS Act, as amended (Rep. Cicilline / Judiciary) // H.R. 4018 - To provide that the amount of time an elderly offender must serve before being eligible for placement in home detention is to be reduced by the amount of good time credits earned by the prisoner, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Deutch / Judiciary) // H.Res. 517 - Supporting the Global Fund to fight AIDS, tuberculosis (TB), malaria, and its Sixth Replenishment, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3460 - End Neglected Tropical Diseases Act (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 546 - Disapproving the Russian Federation's inclusion in future Group of Seven summits until it respects the territorial integrity of its neighbors and adheres to the standards of democratic societies (Rep. Sires / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 585 - Reaffirming support for the Good Friday Agreement and other agreements to ensure lasting peace in Northern Ireland (Rep. Suozzi / Foreign Affairs) // S. 178 - UYGHUR Act of 2019, as amended (Sen. Rubio / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

December 3, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Eric Ross Komitee, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York, voting on confirmation of the nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of John L. Sinatra, Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of New York, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later voting on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Sarah E. Pitlyk, to be United States District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri; Douglas Russell Cole, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio; R. Austin Huffaker, Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama; and David B. Barlow, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Utah.

December 2, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on Ports of Entry: The Oversight, Management and Accountability Subcommittee hears from officials with US Customs and Border Protection, New Mexico Border Authority and others about safe and efficient travel and trade.

December 2, 2019

(Transcript) - China Role in East Asia: Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs David Stilwell and others discuss “Global China,” at the Brookings Institution.

December 2, 2019

(Transcript) - Russian Defense Buildup: Participants from the Chatham House and CNA Corporation discuss expenditures and modernization efforts of the Russian military, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

December 2, 2019

(Transcript) - Pompeo at McConnell Center: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks as part of the University of Louisville McConnell Center's Distinguished Speaker Series.

December 2, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Dan R. Brouillette, to be Secretary of Energy, voting on confirmation of the nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Eric Ross Komitee, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of New York.

November 29, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

November 29, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 26, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at KAG Rally: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a "Keep America Great" rally at BB&T Center, Sunrise, FL.

November 26, 2019

(Transcript) - Synthetic Data for Tax Analysis: Participants discuss new synthetic data set for tax policy analysis for the Policy Simulation Library DC, at the American Enterprise Institute.

November 26, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Presents Thanksgiving Turkey: President Donald Trump pardons a turkey in an annual National Thanksgiving Turkey Presentation, at the White House Rose Garden.

November 26, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

November 26, 2019

7:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 25, 2019

(Transcript) - Role of Multilateral Institutions: Danish Ambassador to the United Nations Martin Bille Hermann and others discuss the function of international organizations, at the Hudson Institute.

November 25, 2019

(Transcript) - Wolf, Albence at Immigration Roundtable: Acting Homeland Security Secretary Chad Wolf participates in a roundtable with federal and local officials to discuss immigration enforcement issues with acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Acting Director Matt Albence, in Raleigh, NC.

November 25, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump with Bulgarian PM Borissov: President Donald Trump hosts Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borissov at the White House.

November 22, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump on Collegiate National Champions: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the NCAA Collegiate National Champions Day, at the White House.

November 22, 2019

(Transcript) - Supreme Court 2020 Preview: Former US Solicitors General Paul Clement, Neal Katyal and others discuss High Court docket in the year to come, at the Council on foreign relations.

November 22, 2019

(Transcript) - Taiwanese Sovereignty: Panelists from the Center for the National Interest, International Assessment and Strategy Center, Heritage Foundation and another discuss Chinese relations with Taiwan, at the Hudson Institute.

November 22, 2019

1:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

November 22, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 21, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Awards Humanities Medals: President Donald Trump presents the National Medal of Arts and National Humanities medals to actor John Voigt, WETA former president Sharon Percy Rockefeller, singer Alison Krauss, philanthropist Teresa Lozano Long, chef Patrick O’Connell and author James Patterson, at the White House East Room.

November 21, 2019

(Transcript) - Redefining Corporate Purpose: Participants discuss corporate responsibility, at Washington Post Live.

November 21, 2019

(Transcript) - Social Safety Net Overhaul: Participants from the American Academy of Political and Social Science, University of Kentucky, Johns Hopkins University, Harvard University and others discuss entitlement reform, at the American Enterprise Institute.

November 21, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Appropriations on FCC Spectrum Auctions: The Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hears from officials with the Federal Communications Commission.

November 21, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Big Data: The Task Force on Financial Technology Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the National Consumer Law Center, Brown University and others about a package of bills to address biometric, consumer information and data modernization.

November 21, 2019

(Transcript) - House Armed Services on Defense Industrial Base: The Readiness Subcommittee hears from officials with the Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps on growing the organic industrial base for readiness.

November 21, 2019

(Transcript) - Grassley on Health Care Costs: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) delivers keynote remarks at an alliance for health policy briefing.

November 21, 2019

4:30 p.m. - House Intel GOP After Hill/Holmes Testify: Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Mark Meadows (R-NC) speak to reporters after a public hearing by the House Select Intelligence Committee with former National Security Council Senior Director for Europe and Russia Dr. Fiona Hill and US Embassy Kiev Counselor for Political Affairs David Holmes.

November 21, 2019

1:00 p.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to reporters about Democrats' handling of an impeachment inquiry against President Trump and legislative priorities left unaddressed.

November 21, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters about House-passed legislation awaiting Senate action, hearings and litigation related to the impeachment inquiry of President Trump, and considerations for the USMCA trade agreement.

November 21, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Dan R. Brouillette, to be Secretary of Energy, then proceeding to consideration of the House message to accompany H.R. 3055, Further Continuing Appropriations, voting on a motion to table a Paul motion to concur with further amendment; the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to the bill; and the motion to concur.

November 21, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1309 - Workplace Violence Prevention for Health Care and Social Service Workers Act (Rep. Courtney / Education and Labor) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Hastings / DeSaulnier Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. DeSaulnier / Hastings Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Byrne Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Harder Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Levin (MI) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Green (TX) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Brown Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Garcia (TX) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Wexton Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Delgado (10 minutes) // Special Orders

November 21, 2019

9:00 a.m. - Hill/Holmes Impeachment Testimony: House Select Committee on Intelligence

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - Bennet at Council on Foreign Relations: Senator Michael Bennet (D-CO) discusses foreign policy challenges.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Armed Services on Biological Threats: The Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the Center for strategic and international studies, Johns Hopkins and In-Q-Tel about biological threats to national security.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on United Nations: The Multilateral International Development, Multilateral Institutions, and International Economic, Energy, and Environmental Policy Subcommittee hears from officials from the United Nations, Department of State, Heritage Foundation, Center for Strategic and International Studies, and others about advancing US interests.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - Joint Economic Committee on Connected Labor Force: Witnesses from the Mercatus Center, Manhattan Institute, Hamilton project, Brookings institution and another discuss linking workers to jobs.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Healthy Public Housing: The Housing, Community Development, and Insurance Subcommittee hears from county officials and advocates about health and safety in HUD housing.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - House Veterans Affairs on Health Record Modernization: The Technology Modernization Subcommittee hears from witnesses about the status of electronic health record modernization.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - House Armed Services on Climate Change Leadership: The Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee hears from Defense Undersecretary for Policy John Rood and others about climate change in an era of strategic competition.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - House Science on Weather Modeling: The Environment Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, University of Washington, IBM and others about predictive climate modeling.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - House Education and Labor on Apprenticeships: The Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee hears from Assistant Labor Secretary for Employment and Training John Pallasch about Department programs.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Biegun Nomination: Stephen Biegun testifies on his nomination to be Deputy Secretary of State.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Minority Depository Institutions: The Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the Comptroller of the Currency, Federal Reserve, National Credit Union Administration and others about regulatory efforts to promote minority saving.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - House Budget on Debt: Witnesses from the Peterson Institute, Levy Economic Institute, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities, and Stanford University testify.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on Climate Change: The Energy and Water Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from former energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and others about the energy Department’s role in addressing climate change.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate HELP on Hahn Nomination: Stephen Hahn testifies on his nomination to be Commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Armed Services on Defense Department Audit: Deputy Defense Secretary David Norquist  testifies about budget matters at the Department of Defense.

November 20, 2019

(Transcript) - Ross at Overseas Security Advisory Council: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross delivers remarks at 45th annual briefing of the Overseas Security Advisory Council.

November 20, 2019

8:00 a.m. - House GOP After Cooper/Hale Hearing: Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Scott Perry (R-PA) speak with reporters after a public hearing by the House Select Intelligence Committee with Deputy Assistant Defense Secretary for Russian, Ukrainian, and Eurasian Affairs Laura Cooper and Under Secretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by a resolution adopted by the House. ,

November 20, 2019

5:30 p.m. - Cooper/Hale Impeachment Testimony: House Select Committee on Intelligence

November 20, 2019

3:45 p.m. - House GOP After Sondland Testimony: Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) speak with reporters after a public hearing by the House Select Intelligence Committee with U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by a resolution adopted by the House.

November 20, 2019

11:00 a.m. - Schiff During Sondland Testimony: House Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks with reporters during recess from a public hearing with U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by a resolution adopted by the House.

November 20, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (11): H.R. 182 - To extend the authorization for the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission (Rep. Keating / Natural Resources) // H.R. 255 - Big Bear Land Exchange Act, as amended (Rep. Cook / Natural Resources) // H.R. 263 - To rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge (Rep. Suozzi / Natural Resources) // H.R. 737 - Shark Fin Sales Elimination Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Sablan / Natural Resources) // H.R. 925 - North American Wetlands Conservation Extension Act (Rep. Thompson (CA) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1088 - FIRST Act (Rep. Marshall / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1446 - Multinational Species Conservation Funds Semipostal Stamp Reauthorization Act of 2019 (Rep. Clay / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1472 - To rename the Homestead National Monument of America near Beatrice, Nebraska, as the Homestead National Historical Park (Rep. Smith (NE) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1487 - Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area Boundary Adjustment Study Act, as amended (Rep. Lieu / Natural Resources) // S. 1838 - Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 (Sen. Rubio / Foreign Relations) // S. 2710 - A bill to prohibit the commercial export of covered munitions items to the Hong Kong Police Force (Sen. Merkley / Foreign Relations) // Special Orders

November 20, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Barbara Lagoa, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, voting on confirmation of the nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Adrian Zuckerman, to be Ambassador of the United States to Romania.

November 20, 2019

9:30 a.m. - House Democrats on Gun Violence: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA), Ted Deutch (D-FL), Robin Kelly (D-IL), Lucy McBath (D-GA) and others to discuss legislation coordinated with the House Fun Violence Prevention Task Force.

November 20, 2019

9:00 a.m. - Sondland Impeachment Testimony: House Select Committee on Intelligence

November 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight and Reform on POW/MIA Accounting: The National Security Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency and National League of POW/MIA Families.

November 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight and Reform on Toxic Forever Chemicals: The Environment Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the Environmental Working Group, Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition and another about acting against PFAS chemical effects.

November 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Lebanon Protests: The Environment Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the Environmental Working Group, Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition and another about acting against PFAS chemical effects.

November 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on 2020 Election Security: The Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Innovation Subcommittee hears from former government officials and witnesses from Georgetown University and Microsoft about preventing cybersecurity interference in election systems.

November 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on ‘Remain in Mexico’ Policy: The Border Security, Facilitation, and Operations Subcommittee hears from human rights attorneys and advocates.

November 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Open Skies Treaty: The Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Subcommittee holds a joint hearing with the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.

November 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on US-Africa Relations: The Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee hears from State Department and USAID officials about fiscal 2020 funding.

November 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Private Funds: Witnesses from the Center for Economic and Policy Research, Los Angeles County Employee Retirement Association, the American Investment Council and another testify about business practices.

November 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Natural Resources on Indian Country Funding: The Indigenous Peoples of the United States Subcommittee hears from officials with the US Commission on Civil Rights, Government Accountability Office, Indian Health Service, Interior Department and others about chronic shortfalls in appropriations.

November 19, 2019

(Transcript) - Investigations Subcommittee on Research Enterprise Security: Officials from the FBI Counterintelligence Division, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, Energy Department and State Department testify before the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations about securing domestic research from the Chinese government.

November 19, 2019

(Transcript) - Corporate Governance Structures: Former officials with the Securities and Exchange Commission discuss shareholders and stakeholders’ influence on corporate decisionmaking, at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

November 19, 2019

8:30 p.m. - House GOP After Volker/Morrison Testimony: Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Lee Zeldin (R-NY) and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) speak with reporters after a public impeachment with Ambassador Kurt Volker, Former U.S. Special Envoy to Ukraine and Tim Morrison, a National Security Council aide, in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by a resolution adopted by the House.

November 19, 2019

3:30 p.m. - Volker/Morrison Impeachment Testimony: House Select Committee on Intelligence

November 19, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about Syria, the pending legislative agenda including climate change and confronting gun violence.

November 19, 2019

2:00 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about pending legislative business, Democrats' policy proposals, reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act, and the impeachment process amid hearings by the House Select Intelligence Committee.

November 19, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 5084 - Improving Corporate Governance through Diversity Act of 2019 (Rep. Gregory Meeks / Financial Services) // House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3055 - Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Further Health Extenders Act of 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // Special Orders

November 19, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Robert J. Luck, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting on confirmation of the Luck nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Barbara Lagoa, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit.

November 19, 2019

9:00 a.m. - Williams/Vindman Impeachment Testimony: House Select Committee on Intelligence

November 18, 2019

(Transcript) - Obesity and Health: Officials from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and state and local agencies discuss health policy, at the Trust for America's Health.

November 18, 2019

(Transcript) - Wealth Inequality: Joint Economic Committee Executive Director Scott Winship and others discuss economic issues, at the Cato Institute.

November 18, 2019

(Transcript) - Space Force Development: Gen. John Raymond, Commander of U.S. Space Command, discusses the work of the newest combatant command within the Department of Defense, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

November 18, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Robert J. Luck, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination.

November 18, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (6): H.R. 3702 - Reforming Disaster Recovery Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Green (TX) / Financial Services) // H.R. 4300 - Fostering Stable Housing Opportunities Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Dean / Financial Services) // H.R. 4029 - Tribal Access to Homeless Assistance Act, as amended (Rep. Heck / Financial Services) // H.R. 5084 - Improving Corporate Governance through Diversity Act of 2019 (Rep. Meeks / Financial Services) //  H.R. 4344 - Investor Protection and Capital Markets Fairness Act, as amended (Rep. McAdams / Financial Services) // H.R. 4634 - Terrorism Risk Insurance Program Reauthorization Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Waters / Financial Services) // Special Orders

November 15, 2019

(Transcript) - AG Barr at National Lawyers Convention: Attorney General William Barr delivers remarks at the 2019 National Lawyers Convention, in Washington.

November 15, 2019

(Transcript) - Hong Kong Situation: Participants from Johns Hopkins University, Georgetown Law Asia and the Stimson Center discuss Hong Kong protests and US-China relations, at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

November 15, 2019

(Transcript) - Pompeo at Rice University: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks at the Baker Institute for Public Policy, in Houston.

November 15, 2019

3:30 p.m. - House GOP After Yovanovitch Testimony: Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Mark Meadows (R-NC), Lee Zeldin (R-NY) and Brad Wenstrup (R-OH) speak with reporters after a public impeachment hearing with Marie Yovanovitch, former US Ambassador to Ukraine.

November 15, 2019

3:30 p.m. - Schiff After Yovanovitch Testimony: House Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks with reporters after a public impeachment hearing with Marie Yovanovitch, former US Ambassador to Ukraine.

November 15, 2019

9:00 a.m. - Yovanovitch Impeachment Testimony: House Select Committee on Intelligence

November 15, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 4863 - United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019 (Rep. Waters / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Meng Amendment #1 (10 minutes of debate); Meng Amendment #2 (10 minutes);  Meng Amendment #3 (10 minutes);  Meng Amendment #4 (10 minutes);  Brown Amendment (10 minutes);  Lamb Amendment (10 minutes);  Rouda Amendment #1 (10 minutes);  Rouda Amendment #2 (10 minutes);  Stevens Amendment (10 minutes);  Horn Amendment (10 minutes);  (MI) Amendment (10 minutes);  Torres Small Amendment (10 minutes) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Torres Amendment; Flores Amendment; Rep. McAdams Amendment; Davidson Amendment // Special Orders

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at KAG Rally: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a "Keep America Great" rally at CenturyLink Center in Bossier City, LA.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - House Transportation and Infrastructure on Vessel Safety: The Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee hears from officials with the Coast Guard, Transportation Safety Board, and witnesses from the Cruise Lines international Association, American Bureau of Shipping, and others about commercial and passenger marine vessel safety.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight on State Abortion Laws: Witnesses testify about access to reproductive health care in the states.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Sahel Region: The Africa, Global Health, Global Human Rights and International Organizations Subcommittee hears from Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for West Africa and Security Affairs Whitney Baird and a USAID official about US regional policy.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - House Small Business on Big Tech: Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-MA), witnesses from the Customer Trust and Partner Support for Amazon, Grow with Google, and others discuss impacts on small business.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - Clean Energy Economy: Reps. Joe Neguse (D-CO), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Paul Tonko (D-NY) and others discuss work towards a clean energy future, at the Center for American Progress.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - Pence on NASA Moon-Mars Program: Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the NASA Ames Research Center.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - 5G and US-China Relations: Participants discuss the global struggle for supremacy in the 5G network buildout, at the Hudson Institute.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Energy and Natural Resources on Brouillette Nomination: Dan Brouillette testifies on his nomination to be Energy Secretary.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - Federal Reserve Policy: Former Congressman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) and others discuss economic crisis management by the Federal Reserve, at the American Enterprise Institute.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - Pompeo on Defeating ISIS: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks at the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS Small Group Ministerial, at Foggy Bottom.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - House Veterans Affairs on VA Cybersecurity: The Technology Modernization Subcommittee hears testimony on cyber risk management at the Department of Veterans Affairs.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on VA Whistleblowers: The Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from Department of Veterans Affairs Inspector General Michael Missal and an Assistant Secretary for Accountability and Whistleblower Protection.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - House Budget with Fed Chair Powell: Federal Reserve Board of Governors Chairman Jerome Powell discusses the economic outlook.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Homeland Security on Gaynor Nomination: Peter Gaynor testifies on his nomination to be Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

November 14, 2019

(Transcript) - Global Ministerial on Nuclear Energy Cooperation: Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Energy Secretary Rick Perry deliver remarks on modular reactors in advanced nuclear, at the White House.

November 14, 2019

11:30 a.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to reporters about public impeachment hearings and legislative priorities left unfinished.

November 14, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters about Veterans Day passed, reauthorizing the Export-Import Bank amid trade talks with China, the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, and processing the impeachment inquiry of President Trump.

November 14, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Begin Consideration of H.R. 4863 - United States Export Finance Agency Act of 2019 (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Waters / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Torres / Cole Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Torres Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Burgess Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. McAdams / Rose Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Davidson Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Tlaib Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Case / Young Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Speier Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Ruiz Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Meng Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Rep. Meng Amendment #2 (10 minutes); Rep. Meng Amendment #3 (10 minutes); Rep. Meng Amendment #4 (10 minutes); Rep. Brown Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Lamb Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Rouda Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Rep. Rouda Amendment #2 (10 minutes); Rep. Stevens Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Horn Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Levin (MI) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Torres Small Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

November 14, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Steven J. Menashi, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump with Erdogan: President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan hold a joint news conference, at the White House East Room.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on Online Platforms: Witnesses from antitrust agencies discuss market power of social media and Internet companies.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - House Veterans’ Affairs on Social Media Disinformation: Witnesses from the Vietnam Veterans of America, Graphika, Twitter and Facebook testify.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - House Science on Moon-Mars Program: The Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the National Academy of Engineering and Martin Marietta Corporation.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on NATO Alliance: The Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the Lech Walesa Institute, Human Rights First, German Marshall Fund, Freedom House and the Council on Foreign Relations about democracy among NATO partner nations.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - Joint Economic Committee with Fed Chair Powell: Federal Reserve Board of Governors Chairman Jerome Powell discusses the economic outlook.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - AG Barr on Gun Violence: Attorney General William Barr announces the launch of Project Guardian, at the Clifford Davis-Odell Horton Federal Building, Memphis, TN.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Vice Chair Katherine Clark (D-MA) speak to reporters.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate HELP on Youth Vaping: Witnesses from the FDA Center for Tobacco Products and Center for Disease Control and Prevention discuss lung illness among youth and e-cigarette use.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - Hoyer Pen/Pad: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks with reporters off-camera.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - House Armed Services on F-35 Program: The Readiness Subcommittee hears from Defense Undersecretary for Acquisition and Sustainment Ellen Lord and witnesses from the Defense Department, F-35 Lightning II Joint Program Office, Government Accountability Office, Lockheed Martin and Pratt & Whitney.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Multilateral Development: Witnesses from the Center for Global Development, Oxfam International and others discuss the role of institutions in global development.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Homeland Security on Southern Border Migration: Acting US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan, US Citizenship and Immigration Services Acting Director Ken Cucinelli, an Executive Office for Immigration Review Director James McHenry discuss border security.

November 13, 2019

(Transcript) - US-Indo-Pacific Cooperation: Participants from the National Security Council, American Foreign Policy Council, Air University and others discuss space strategy and the Indo-Pacific region, at the Hudson Institute.

November 13, 2019

4:00 p.m. - Schiff After Kent/Taylor Hearing: House Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks to reporters after a Committee hearing with U.S. chargé d'affaires ad interim for Ukraine William Taylor and George Kent, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by a resolution adopted by the House.

November 13, 2019

3:45 p.m. - House Intel GOP After Kent/Taylor Hearing: Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Elise Stefanik (R-NY) speak to reporters after a Committee hearing with U.S. chargé d'affaires ad interim for Ukraine William Taylor and George Kent, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by a resolution adopted by the House.

November 13, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about Turkish President Erdogan's visit to the White House, aid to the Department of Veterans Affairs for Agent Orange exposure, and handling a potential impeachment trial against President Trump.

November 13, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about considering the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, fiscal 2020 appropriations and defense funding, and timing of a potential impeachment trial of President Trump.

November 13, 2019

12:30 p.m. - Meadows on Kent/Taylor Impeachment Testimony: Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) speaks to reporters outside a House Select Intelligence Committee hearing with U.S. chargé d'affaires ad interim for Ukraine William Taylor and George Kent, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by a resolution adopted by the House.

November 13, 2019

12:00 p.m. - Senate Democrats on VAWA Reauthorization: Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) is joined by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senators Pat Leahy (D-VT), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Tom Udall (D-NM) to discuss reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act.

November 13, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Taylor/Kent Impeachment Testimony: House Select Committee on Intelligence

November 13, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (9): H.R. 1663 - Foundation of the Federal Bar Association Charter Amendments Act of 2019 (Rep. Chabot / Judiciary) //  H.R. 4803 - Citizenship for Children of Military Members and Civil Servants Act (Rep. Nadler / Judiciary) //  H.R. 4258 - Reauthorizing Security for Supreme Court Justices Act of 2019 (Rep. Stanton / Judiciary) //  H.R. 3537 - Veteran Entrepreneur Training Act of 2019 (Rep. Schneider / Small Business) //  H.R. 3661 - Patriotic Employer Protection Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Kim / Small Business) //  H.R. 499 - Service-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act (Rep. Chabot / Small Business) //  H.R. 3734 - SERV Act, as amended (Rep. Davids / Small Business) //  H.R. 1615 - VA-SBA Act, as amended (Rep. Kelly (MS) / Small Business) //  H.R. 1773 - Rosie the Riveter Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 (Rep. Speier / Financial Services) //  Special Orders

November 13, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Chad F. Wolf, to be Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy, and Plans, Department of Homeland Security, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Wolf nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Steven J. Menashi, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

November 12, 2019

(Transcript) - US-China-European Relations: Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jim Risch (R-ID) discusses bilateral relationships, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

November 12, 2019

(Transcript) - Democrats on DACA Litigation: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Robert Menendez (D-NJ), Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV); House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Reps. Joaquin Castro (D-TX), Ben Ray Lujan (D-NM), Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-Calif), Linda Sanchez (D-CA), and California Attorney General Xavier Becerra hold a news conference on the Supreme Court hearing Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California and Hernandez v. Mesa.

November 12, 2019

(Transcript) - Foreign Policy Issues: Senator Todd Young (R-IN) participates in a "Dialogues on American Foreign Policy and World Affairs" discussion, at the Hudson Institute.

November 12, 2019

(Transcript) - President Trump on the Economy: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the Economic Club of New York, in New York City.

November 12, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Chad Wolf, to be Under Secretary for Strategy, Policy and Plans to the Department of Homeland Security, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate.

November 12, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (9): H.R. 4625 - Protect the GI Bill Act, as amended (Rep. Levin (CA) / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 4477 - Reducing High Risk to Veterans and Veterans Services Act, as amended (Rep. Pappas / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 4771 - VA Tele-Hearing Modernization Act (Rep. Cunningham / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 4360 - VA Overpayment Accountability Act (Rep. Kim / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 4356 - Protecting Families of Fallen Servicemembers Act, as amended (Rep. Harder / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 4162 - GI Bill Planning Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Bergman / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 3996 - VA Design-Build Construction Enhancement Act of 2019 (Rep. Banks / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 1424 - Fallen Warrior Battlefield Cross Memorial Act (Rep. Gonzalez (OH) / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 3224 - Deborah Sampson Act, as amended (Rep. Brownley / Veterans' Affairs) // Special Orders

November 12, 2019

1:00 p.m. - Hispanic Caucus on DACA Litigation: Congressional Hispanic Caucus Chairman Joaquin Castro (D-TX), Vice Chair Ruben Gallego (D-AZ) and members of the Caucus discuss the Supreme Court hearing Department of Homeland Security v. Regents of the University of California and Hernandez v. Mesa.

November 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Pence on Veterans Day: Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery.

November 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Pompeo on Veterans Day: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks to the South Carolina Corps of Cadets at The Citadel, in Charleston, SC.

November 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump on Veterans Day: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a Veterans Day Parade, in New York City.

November 8, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump on Black Voices for Trump Coalition Initiative: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at political rally, at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta.

November 8, 2019

(Transcript) - Wilkie at National Press Club: Veterans' Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie delivers remarks at a Newsmaker Program, at the National Press Club.

November 8, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Administration Health Policy: White House Domestic Policy Council Director Joe Grogan and others offer perspectives on health care, at the Alliance for Health Policy.

November 8, 2019

(Transcript) - Electric Power Sector: Participants from the the Electric Power Research Institute, Japanese New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization discuss future electrification, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

November 8, 2019

(Transcript) - Wilkie Update on VA: Veterans' Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie speaks to reporters about work by the Department implementing the VA MISSION Act, in the White House Briefing Room.

November 8, 2019

1:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

November 8, 2019

8:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 7, 2019

(Transcript) - Preserving the Electoral College: Participants from the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs and Gettysburg College discuss electoral process, at the Heritage Foundation.

November 7, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on Immigration Raids: Local activists, officials and a special agent with Immigration and Customs Enforcement testify about the impacts of raids in Mississippi.

November 7, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Banking on Promoting Affordable Housing: Witnesses from Columbia Housing, the Manufactured Housing Institute and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities discussion bipartisan legislation to promote housing access.

November 7, 2019

(Transcript) - Indo-Pacific Military Technology: Experts from the University of Notre Dame and the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments discuss issues in contested space, at the Stimson Center.

November 7, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Agriculture on Farm Bill: Witnesses from the Agriculture Department, Rural Utilities Services and others discuss rural development and energy programs implemented under 2018 law.

November 7, 2019

(Transcript) - Foreign Policy of Energy: Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) discusses energy security after attacks on a Saudi oil facility.

November 7, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Presents Presidential Citizens Medal: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at award presentation for the Presidential Citizens Medal, in the White House East Room.

November 7, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nominations of Philip Rudofsky to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas; William Joseph Nardini to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit; and Jennifer Philpott Wilson, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, voting on confirmation of the nominations.

November 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at KAG Rally: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a "Keep America Great" rally at the Monroe Civic Center in Monroe, LA.

November 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Post-Brexit Relations: Officials from the British and Irish government, and others discuss affairs between the United Kingdom and Europe, at the American Enterprise Institute.

November 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Indian Affairs on Tribal 477 Program: Witnesses from the Interior Department, Bristol Bay Native Association, Cherokee Nation and others discuss job training opportunities in Indian Country.

November 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Grassley Pen/Pad: Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) speaks to reporters off-camera.

November 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Impeachment Process Analysis: Former House Judiciary Committee Special Impeachment Counsel Alan Baron and others discuss impeachment investigations and subsequent Senate trial procedure, at the American University Washington College of Law.

November 6, 2019

(Transcript) - US Policy in Syria: Participants from the US Institute of Peace, Heritage Foundation and others discuss the future of US policy, at the SETA Foundation.

November 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Energy on Energy Bills: The Energy Subcommittee hears from Assistant Energy Secretary Daniel Simmons about  the administration’s view of a legislative package.

November 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Judiciary on Surveillance Legislation: Witnesses from the Justice Department, FBI, National Security Agency, Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, and others discuss reauthorization of the USA FREEDOM Act.

November 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Illicit Finance in Cypress: Participants from the Bank of Cyprus, Foundation for Defense of Democracy, Hellenic Bank and others discuss combating illicit finance, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

November 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump on Judicial Confirmation Record: President Donald Trump discusses milestones for Senate-confirmed nominees, in the White House East room.

November 6, 2019

11:30 a.m. - Impeachment Hearings Announcement: House Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks with reporters about transcript releases and open impeachment hearings by the Committee in connection with an inquiry authorized by a resolution of the House.

November 6, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Lee Rudofsky, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas, voting on motions to invoke cloture on the nomination of William Joseph Nardini to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit; and Jennifer Philpott Wilson, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Pennsylvania; later voting on onfirmation of the nomination of Danielle Hunsaker to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; and on the cloture motion on the nomination of Lee Philip Rudofsky to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Arkansas.

November 5, 2019

(Transcript) - TV Personalities on 2020 Election: MTP Daily Host Chuck Todd, CSPAN Radio Host Steve Scully, Chief Political Correspondent Dana Bash and Political Commentator Kevin Madden of CNN, and others analyze current political climate, at George Washington University.

November 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Malpass on Global Finance: World Bank President David Malpass discusses the Bank’s work, at the Center for Global Development.

November 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Judiciary on Data Security: The Crime and Terrorism Subcommittee hears from witnesses about corporate and social media data exposure to criminals and foreign adversaries.

November 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Homeland Security on Domestic Threats: FBI Director Christopher Wray, Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan and Acting National Counterterrorism Center Director Russell Travers assess threats to the homeland.

November 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Commerce on STEM Education: The Aviation and Space Subcommittee hears from witnesses with Nanoracks and the NASA Psyche Mission about educating the space workforce.

November 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Transnational Criminal Finance: Participants from the Treasury Department, Bank Policy Institute and the German Marshall Fund discuss securing financial borders from money laundering, at the Hudson Institute.

November 5, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about Republicans' legislative record, defense spending and election security, state health insurance regulations, the intel whistleblower whose report initiated an impeachment inquiry by the House, and the subsequent trial process.

November 5, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about the status of appropriations, health care plans of presidential candidates, defense spending with two weeks left on a continuing resolution, and the impeachment trial process after a resolution adopted by the House.

November 5, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of David Tapp, to be a Judge of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims for a term of fifteen years, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, later on confirmation of the nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Danielle Hunsaker, to be a Judge for the Ninth Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Hunsaker nomination.

November 5, 2019

8:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

November 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at KAG Rally: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at "Keep America Great" rally at Rupp Arena, Lexington, KY.

November 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Impeachment and Election Security: Senior Fellows in Governance Studies William Galston, Elaine Kamarck, Molly Reynolds and Benjamin Wittes discuss the confluence of impeachment, foreign interference and election security going into the 2020 election cycle.

November 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Democratic Candidates’ Climate Proposals: Participants from the House Select Climate Crisis Committee, the Center for American Progress, Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions, Sunrise Movement and others discuss climate and energy policies of presidential candidates.

November 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Hosts Washington Nationals: President Donald Trump welcomes the 2019 World Series Champion Washington Nationals to the White House, on the South Lawn.

November 4, 2019

1:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 4, 2019

12:30 p.m. - Schiff on Transcribed Interview Release: House Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks with reporters despite absences from a joint interview with Trump administration officials from the National Security Council and Office of Management and Budget in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by a resolution passed by the House.

November 1, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at KAG Rally: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a "Keep America Great" rally at BancorpSouth Arena in Tupelo, MS.

November 1, 2019

(Transcript) - Iraq Outlook: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs Joey Hood and others discuss the political and energy outlook for Middle East nation.

November 1, 2019

1:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 31, 2019

(Transcript) - Syria Gray Zone: Syria Study Group co-chairs and participants from the Middle East Institute, Washington Institute for Near East policy and West Point Combating Terrorism Center discuss security matters in Syria, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

October 31, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Democrats on ACA Open Enrollment: Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Patty Murray (D-WA), Tammy Baldwin (D-WI), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Christopher Murphy (D-CT) and Get America Covered Cofounder Josh Peck discuss introduction of the ENROLL Act.

October 31, 2019

(Transcript) - Artificial Intelligence Migration: Participants discuss problems with migrating to artificial intelligence, at the Brookings Institution.

October 31, 2019

(Transcript) - Scaling Industrial Carbon Removal: Former Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz and others discuss carbon removal in the commercial marketplace.

October 31, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on IDB, Ambassadorship Nominations: Nominees to be Alternative Executive Director of the Inter-American Development Bank, Assistant Administrator of USAID, and ambassadors to Kuwait and Oman testify.

October 31, 2019

(Transcript) - USAID Institutional Evolution: Former USAID Senior Deputy Assistant Administrator Susan Fine discusses the US Agency for International Development, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

October 31, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Homeland Security on Supply Chain Issues: Witnesses discuss supply chain security, global competitiveness and 5G networks componentry.

October 31, 2019

(Transcript) - US Security Assistance: Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs R. Clarke Cooper discusses military sales to advance national security interests, at the Meridian International Center.

October 31, 2019

(Transcript) - Pompeo Presents Award for Corporate Excellence: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks on the 2019 Secretary of State's Award for Corporate Excellence, at Foggy Bottom.

October 31, 2019

12:15 p.m. - House Committee Chairs on Impeachment Process: House Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern (D-MA), Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY), Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY), Oversight and Reform Acting Chair Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) discussed the impeachment process after the passage vote on H.Res. 660 - Directing certain committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representatives inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America, and for other purposes, brought by McGovern.

October 31, 2019

10:15 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters about the impeachment process formalized by a resolution then before the House.

October 31, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, voting  on adoption of Lee Amendment #1209; Jones amendment #1141, as modified; and passage of the bill (60-vote threshold), later voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2740 - Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, Defense, State, Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations

October 31, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.Res. 660 - Directing certain committees to continue their ongoing investigations as part of the existing House of Representatives inquiry into whether sufficient grounds exist for the House of Representatives to exercise its Constitutional power to impeach Donald John Trump, President of the United States of America, and for other purposes. (Rep. McGovern / Rules) // Complete Consideration of  H.R. 823 - Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act (Rep. Neguse / Natural Resources) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Curtis Amendment; Rep. Tipton Amendment; Rep. Crow Amendment // Special Orders

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - House Rules on Impeachment Inquiry Resolution: Members of the House testify at a markup of a resolution directing committees to continue investigations and establish further procedures for an impeachment inquiry authorized by the Speaker.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Powell on Monetary Policy: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell holds a quarterly news conference after a Federal Open Market Committee meeting.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Homeland Security on Unauthorized Spending: The Federal Spending Oversight and Emergency Management Subcommittee hears from scholars with the R Street Institute, Institute for Spending Reform and American university.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Budget on Financial Management: Comptroller General Gene Dodaro testifies about the vision for the Chief Financial Officers Act of 1990.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - House Veterans Affairs on Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act: The Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the Department of Veterans Affairs, Veterans’ Benefits Administration, Disabled American Veterans, National Organization of Veterans Advocates, Vietnam Veterans of America and Veterans of Foreign Wars.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - House Natural Resources on PROMESA: Day two of a hearing on the Puerto Rico Oversight, Management, and Economic Stability Act, with witnesses from the Puerto Rico Economists Association, Service Employees International Union, Oxfam America, National Council for Science and the Environment, and others.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Finance on Medicaid Compliance: The Health Care Subcommittee hears from officials with the Department of Health and Human Services, Government Accountability Office and the State of Louisiana about eligibility requirements.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - House Transportation and Infrastructure on Boeing 737 MAX: Boeing CEO Dennis Muilenburg and 737 Chief Pilot Captain Jennifer Henderson testify about the design, development and marketing of troubled Boeing aircraft.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight and Reform on Migrant Children Deportation: The Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee hears from Acting Citizenship and Immigration Services Director Ken Cuccinelli and Acting Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Matthew Albence.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Sullivan Nomination: John Joseph Sullivan testifies on his nomination to be US Ambassador to Russia.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on Global Terror Threats: Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan, FBI Director Christopher Wray and Acting National Counterterrorism Center Director Russell Travers testify.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Murkowski, Manchin on Energy Issues: Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Ranking Member Joe Manchin (D-WV) discussed legislative priorities for energy, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Wilkie at Milken Institute: Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie delivers remarks at the 2019 Milken Institute Future of Health Summit in Washington.

October 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Williams Medal of Honor Ceremony: President Donald Trump presents the Medal of Honor to Army Master Sergeant Matthew Williams for conspicuous gallantry while serving in Operation Enduring Freedom, at the White House East Room.

October 30, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1373 - Grand Canyon Centennial Protection Act (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Grijalva / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Lesko Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Gosar Amendment #1 (10 minutes);  Rep. Gosar Amendment #2 (10 minutes) // H.R. 2181 - Chaco Cultural Heritage Area Protection Act of 2019 (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Luján / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Lujan Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Gosar Amendment #1 (10 minutes);  Rep. Gosar Amendment #2 (10 minutes); Rep. Arrington Amendment (10 minutes) // Begin Consideration of  H.R. 823 - Colorado Outdoor Recreation and Economy Act (Rep. Neguse / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Curtis Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Brown Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Tipton Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Rep. Tipton Amendment #2 (10 minutes);  Rep. Tipton Amendment #3 (10 minutes) // Special Orders

October 30, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S.J.Res. 52 - A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Secretary of the Treasury and the Secretary of Health and Human Services relating to "State Relief and Empowerment Waivers," voting on adoption of the joint resolution, then resuming consideration of H.R. 3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - Tech Transfer to China: Officials from the departments of Commerce, Defense and Treasury discuss risk management of technology transfer, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Ambassadorship Nominations: Nominees to be Ambassador to the Marshall Islands, Lithuania in Albania testify.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - House Veterans’ Affairs on Whistleblower Protection: The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hears from Assistant VA Secretary for Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Tamara Bonzanto and VA Inspector General Michael Missal.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on Immigration Policy Impacts: The Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee learns about the impact of immigration policies on service members, veterans and families.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Middle East Policy: The Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Subcommittee hears from Assistant Secretary of State for Near Eastern Affairs David Schenker and others.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - Azar on Future of Healthcare: Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar addresses the 2019 Milken Institute Future of Health Summit.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - Humanitarian Impact Iran Sanctions: House Armed Services Committee Chairman Adam Smith (D-WA) and others discuss US sanctions on Iran, at the Atlantic Council.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - Hoyer Pen/Pad: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks with reporters off-camera.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight on California Fuel Efficiency Standards: The Environment Subcommittee hears from Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), former California Governor Jerry Brown and others testify.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on Labor Competition: The Environment Subcommittee hears from Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI), former California Governor Jerry Brown and others testify.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on TSA Modernization: The Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee hears from officials with the Transportation Safety Administration and the Government Accountability Office.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Commerce on Boeing 737 MAX: Boeing President and CEO Dennis Muilenburg, VP/Chief Engineer John Hamilton, National Transportation Safety Board Chairman Robert Sumwalt and Joint Authorities Technical Review Chairman Christopher Hart testify.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on LGBTQ Community: The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hears from activists and academics about discriminatory lending.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - House Armed Services on Theories of Victory: Members of the Future of Defense Task Force testify.

October 29, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Armed Services on Nominations: Nominees to be Defense Department Chief Information Officer and General Counsel of the Navy testify.

October 29, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about the death of ISIS terrorist group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and the impeachment process following an inquiry by the House authorized by the Speaker.

October 29, 2019

2:00 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about the impeachment process in the House, fiscal 2020 appropriations and defense policy bill, judicial confirmations, the death of ISIS terrorist group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi and his successor.

October 29, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY), Rules Committee Ranking Member Tom Cole (R-OK), Armed Services Committee Ranking Member Mac Thornberry (R-TX), Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) discuss an expected procedural vote on an impeachment inquiry against President Trump authorized by the Speaker, legislating the annual defense authorization, and a recent raid during which ISIS terrorist group leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi was killed, and considering the USMCA trade agreement.

October 29, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.Res. 296 - Affirming the United States record on the Armenian Genocide (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Schiff / Foreign Affairs) // Suspensions (4): H.R. 4695 - Protect Against Conflict by Turkey Act, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) //  H.R. 1623 - Help America Run Act (Rep. Porter / House Administration) // H.Res. 107 - SFC Sean Cooley and SPC Christopher Horton Congressional Gold Star Family Fellowship Program Act, as amended (Rep. Kelly (MS) / House Administration) // H.R. 4842 - EXPO Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Phillips / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

October 29, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 for weekly caucus meetings.

October 29, 2019

Continued - Vindman Interview Stakeout: Separately, House Republicans speak with reporters reporters during an interview with National Security Council Director of European Affairs Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by the Speaker minutes after the text of a resolution 'affirming' the investigation by committees was released. Afterward, House Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) delivers a statement.

October 28, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at IACP Conference: President Donald Trump Delivers Remarks at the International Association of the Chiefs of Police Annual Conference, at McCormick Place Convention Center in Chicago.

October 28, 2019

(Transcript) - FTC Privacy Enforcement: Federal Trade Commissioners Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and Christine Wilson discuss the role of the Commission in privacy matters, at the Brookings Institution.

October 28, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on Human Trafficking: The Intelligence and Counterterrorism Subcommittee holds a field hearing on agency information sharing, in Greensboro, NC.

October 28, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, voting in relation to the Cortez Masto Amendment #961, Paul Amendment #1019, and the Jones Amendment #1067.

October 28, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (18): H.R. 4334 - Dignity in Aging Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Bonamici / Education and Labor) // H.R. 2440 - Full Utilization of the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund Act, as amended (Rep. DeFazio / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 2548 - Hazard Eligibility and Local Projects Act, as amended (Rep. Fletcher / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 1306 - Federal Disaster Assistance Coordination Act, as amended (Rep. Meadows / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 1775 - Notice to Airmen Improvement Act of 2019 (Rep. Stauber / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 2502 - Transparency in Federal Buildings Projects Act of 2019 (Rep. Palmer / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 3942 - Preventing Online Sales of E-Cigarettes to Children Act (Rep. Rosa DeLauro / Judiciary) // H.R. 886 - Veteran Treatment Court Coordination Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Crist / Judiciary) // H.R. 2514 - COUNTER Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Cleaver / Financial Services) // H.R. 4860 - Equity Crowdfunding Act (Rep. McHenry / Financial Services) //  H.R. 4067 - Financial Inclusion in Banking Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. David Scott (GA) / Financial Services) // H.R. 1865 - National Law Enforcement Museum Commemorative Coin Act (Rep. Pascrell / Financial Services) // H.R. 2423 - Women’s Suffrage Centennial Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Rep. Stefanik / Financial Services) // H.R. 2781 - EMPOWER for Health Act of 2019 (Rep. Schakowsky / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 728 - Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2019 (Rep. Joyce (OH) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 647 - Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act (Rep. Engel / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2115 - Public Disclosure of Drug Discounts Act, as amended (Rep. Spanberger / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1781 - Payment Commission Data Act of 2019 (Rep. Carter (GA) / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

October 28, 2019

Continued - Kupperman Interview Stakeout: Separately, Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH) and Mark Meadows (R-NC), then House Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks with reporters about the status of a planned interview with Deputy Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs Charles Kupperman in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by the Speaker.

October 25, 2019

(Transcript) - Wilkie on Veterans’ Care: Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert Wilkie is interviewed about improving health care and services for the nation's veterans, at the Heritage Foundation.

October 25, 2019

(Transcript) - Eulogies at Cummings Funeral: Former Presidents Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) deliver remarks at a funeral service for late Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), in Baltimore.

October 25, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump on Criminal Justice Reform: President Donald Trump participates in a 20/20 Bipartisan Justice Center forum, in Columbia, SC.

October 24, 2019

(Transcript) - Williamson at National Press Club: Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson delivers remarks at a Newsmaker Program, at the National Press Club.

October 24, 2019

(Transcript) - Pence on China Relations: Vice President Mike Pence discusses the future of bilateral relationship, at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

October 24, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Homeland Security on Rulemaking Process: The Investigations Subcommittee hears from the General Services Administration, Office of Management and Budget, Federal Communications Commission and Government Accountability Office testify about comment systems for e-rulemaking.

October 24, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Banking on Data Valuation: Witnesses from the American Bar Association, American Civil Liberties Union, American Action Form and others testify about data privacy rights and value in the economy.

October 24, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Armed Services on Richard Nomination: Vice Adm. Charles Richard testifies on his nomination to be commander of US Strategic Command.

October 24, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Finance on Substance Abuse: Surgeon General Jerome Adams and officials from the Government Accountability Office and Health and Human Services Department testify about treating substance misuse.

October 24, 2019

3:00 p.m. - Graham on Impeachment Process: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) discusses an impeachment inquiry authorized by the Speaker, his experience during the Clinton impeachment, past precedent, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's work, a resolution cosponsored by 41 Republicans, and a recent luncheon meeting with President Trump at the White House.

October 24, 2019

11:00 a.m. - Cummings Lies in State: Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn (D-SC), Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD), and Reps. Karen Bass (D-CA), Mark Meadows (D-NC), and Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO) speak at a ceremony in memory of late Rep. Elijah Cummings (D-MD), in Statuary Hall.

October 24, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Justin Reed Walker to be District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky, recessing from 10:30 a.m. until noon, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination and later on confirmation of the Walker nomination.

October 24, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Balkans Policy: The Europe and Regional Security Cooperation Subcommittee hears from experts with the State Department and the Center for European policy analysis about the political status of Western Balkan nations.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump on Shale Energy Production: President Donald Trump delivers keynote remarks at the Shale Insight 2019 Conference, at the Lawrence Convention Center in Pittsburgh.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Appropriations on Syria Policy: The State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee hears from State Department Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - House Science on Space Weather: The Environment Subcommittee and Space and Aeronautics Subcommittee hears from NASA officials about research, monitoring and forecasting space weather.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Latin America: The Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Subcommittee hears from officials with the State Department and USAID on the Trump administration’s posture towards Latin America and the Caribbean.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight and Reform on Syria Policy: The National Security Subcommittee hears perspectives on the US military withdrawal from Syria from human rights activists.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - Pompeo at Commission on Unalienable Rights: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - Booker at National Press Club: Senator Cory Booker (D-NJ) delivers remarks at a Newsmaker Program, at the National Press Club.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - House Education and Labor on Worker Protections: The Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee and Workforce Protections Subcommittee hears from labor experts from Brandeis University, Temple School of Law, Roosevelt Institute and the Heritage Foundation on the future of work.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight and Reform on Climate Science: The Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee hears from former Exxon employees and environmental activists about suppression of climate change science by the oil industry.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Syria Policy: State Department Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey testifies about foreign policy after a US military withdrawal from Syria.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - House Energy and Commerce on Healthcare Agenda: The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hears from Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services Administrator Seema Verma.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate EPW on Water Resources: Officials from the Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency testify about economic competitiveness through water infrastructure.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - Great Power Naval Competition: Navy Secretary Richard Spencer discusses the role of the Navy in the global order, at the Brookings Institution.

October 23, 2019

(Transcript) - O’Rourke at Washington Post Live: Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-TX) is interviewed for the Candidate Series.

October 23, 2019

Continued - Cooper Interview Stakeout: Members of the House speak to reporters amid a postponed interview with Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by the Speaker after Republicans attempted entry into the classified space in which it is held.

October 23, 2019

11:00 a.m. - House Democrats on Election Interference Reporting: Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA) and others discuss H.R. 4617 - SHIELD Act set to pass the House.

October 23, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Zuckerberg on Facebook Libra: House Financial Services Committee

October 23, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension: H.R. 777 - Debbie Smith Reauthorization Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Carolyn Maloney / Judiciary) // H.R. 4617 - SHIELD Act (Rep. Lofgren / House Administration) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. DeSaulnier Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Lesko Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Lynch Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Levin (MI) / McCaul / Rouda / Speier / Slotkin Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Langevin / Slotkin Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Swalwell Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Brown Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Delgado Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Houlahan Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Slotkin Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Sherrill Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Cunningham Amendment #1(10 minutes); Rep. Cunningham Amendment #2 (10 minutes); Rep. Spanberger (10 minutes) // Special Orders

October 23, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S.J.Res.50, providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Internal Revenue Service, Department of the Treasury, relating to "Contributions in Exchange for State or Local Tax Credits," voting on passage of the joint resolution, then resuming consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, post-cloture.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - NATO Revitalization: Former military and diplomatic officials discussed revitalizing NATO’s Southern strategy for an era great power competition.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Turkish Offensive in Syria: State Department Special Representative for Syria Engagement James Jeffrey testifies about attacks inside Northeast Syria by Turkey since the US military withdrawal.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Commerce on US Scientific Research: The Science, Oceans, Fisheries, and Weather Subcommittee hears from academics and National Science Board Chair Diane Souvaine about strategic leadership in innovation.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - House Armed Services on Vessel Maintenance: The Readiness Subcommittee hears from officials with the Navy and Naval Sea systems command about ship and submarine maintenance challenges.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight and Reform on DC Metro: The Government Operations Subcommittee hears from officials with the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority and Washington Metrorail Safety Commission.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Good Friday Agreement: The Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment Subcommittee hears from academics about potential impacts of Brexit on 1999 peace agreement.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on Cyber Threats: The Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection and Innovation Subcommittee hears from witnesses with Symantec, the Council on Foreign Relations, and others about emerging threats.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Minority Banking: The Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions Subcommittee hears from representatives of the National Bankers Association, Investment Community Bankers Association and others about the decline of minority depository institutions in underserved communities.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - Hoyer Pen/Pad: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks with reporters off-camera.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on Election Security: Officials from the Department of Homeland Security, Federal Bureau of Investigation and the US Election Assistance Commission testify.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Human Rights in South Asia: The Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Subcommittee hears from officials from the Department of State, Amnesty International and academics about the state of human rights in the region.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Homeland Security on Judicial Nominations: Nominees for the District of Columbia Court of Appeals and the Superior Court of the District of Columbia testify.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Housing Finance: Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria testify.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Banking on Consolidated Audit Trail: Witnesses from the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and the Securities and Exchange Commission testify about the status of CAT.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - Pompeo at Heritage Foundation: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks at the Heritage Foundation’s President’s Club meeting, in Washington.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - Drug Pricing Policy: Participants from the National Health Council, WHO Collaborating Center for Pharmaceutical Pricing and Reimbursement Policies and others discuss prescription drug pricing, at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

October 22, 2019

(Transcript) - Foreign Aid Spending: House Appropriations Committee Chairwoman Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Ranking Republican Kay Granger (R-TX) discuss international affairs spending, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

October 22, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is joined by Senators Jack Reed (D-RI) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) to discuss a US military withdrawal from Syria, a resultant Turkish incursion, and an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump authorized by the Speaker.

October 22, 2019

2:00 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about fiscal 2020 appropriations, prescription drug pricing and Medicare for All efforts by House Democrats, the USMCA trade agreement, the process followed on an impeachment inquiry authorized by the Speaker and potentially in a Senate trial.

October 22, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY), Reps. Elise Stefanik (R-NY), Mike Turner (R-OH), Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speak with reporters about the process followed for an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

October 22, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 2513 - Corporate Transparency Act of 2019 (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Carolyn Maloney (NY) / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Burgess Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Hill (AR) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Brown Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Levin (MI) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Davidson Amendment (10 minutes) // Suspensions (8): H.R. 835 - Rodchenkov Anti-Doping Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Jackson Lee / Judiciary) // H.R. 2426 - CASE Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Jeffries / Judiciary) // S. 693 - National POW/MIA Flag Act (Sen. Warren / Judiciary) // H.R. 724 - PACT Act (Rep. Deutch / Judiciary) // H.R. 1123 - Divisional Realignment for the Eastern District of Arkansas Act of 2019 (Rep. Crawford / Judiciary) // H.R. 598 - Georgia Support Act, as amended (Rep. Connolly / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 552 - Calling on the Government of the Russian Federation to provide evidence of wrongdoing or to release United States citizen Paul Whelan (Rep. Stevens / Foreign Affairs) // H.Con.Res. 32 - Expressing the sense of Congress regarding the execution-style murders of United States citizens Ylli, Agron, and Mehmet Bytyqi in the Republic of Serbia in July 1999 (Rep. Zeldin / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

October 22, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of Treaty Document #116-1,  Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia, post-cloture, voting on ratification of the treaty; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Andrew P. Bremberg, to be Representative of the United States of America to the Office of the United Nations and Other International Organizations in Geneva, recessing until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the motion, post-cloture.

October 21, 2019

(Transcript) - Yang on Labor, Welfare: Democrat presidential candidate Andrew Yang delivers remarks and fields questions at a Newsmaker Program event on automation and economic issues, at the National Press Club.

October 21, 2019

(Transcript) - US Foreign Policy: Senator Christopher Murphy (D-CT) participates in a dialogue about geopolitics, at the Hudson Institute.

October 21, 2019

(Transcript) - Impeachment Hearings: Journalists and experts discuss political challenges between President Trump and Congress, at the Brookings Institution.

October 21, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at Cabinet Meeting: President Donald Trump speaks with reporters during a meeting at the White House Cabinet Room.

October 21, 2019

(Transcript) - Global Trade System: World Trade Organization Deputy Director-General Alan Wolff discusses the state of international trade, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

October 21, 2019

(Transcript) - Yang at Washington Post Live: Democrat presidential candidate Andrew Yang is interviewed at a 2020 Candidates Series event, for Washington Post Live.

October 21, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of Treaty Document #116-1,  Protocol to the North Atlantic Treaty of 1949 on the Accession of the Republic of North Macedonia, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the treaty.

October 21, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (4): H.R. 4406 - Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Golden / Small Business) // H.R. 4405 - Women’s Business Centers Improvements Act of 2019 (Rep. Davids / Small Business) // H.R. 4407 - SCORE for Small Business Act of 2019 (Rep. Hern / Small Business) // H.R. 4387 - To establish Growth Accelerator Fund Competition within the Small Business Administration, and for other purposes (Rep. Espaillat / Small Business) // H.Res. 630 - Condemning and censuring Adam Schiff, Representative of California's 28th Congressional District (Rep. Biggs) // Special Orders

October 18, 2019

(Transcript) - US-China Relations: Former US Trade Representative Charlene Barshefsky and others discuss bilateral relations between the two nations, at the Council on Foreign Relations.

October 18, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Cloud Computing: The Task Force on Artificial Intelligence hears from data and legal experts from New York University, the Internet Association, McAfee and Inpher.

October 18, 2019

(Transcript) - US-Mexico Trade: Rep. Henry Cuellar (D-TX) and Mexican Finance Secretary Arturo Herrera discuss the USMCA trade agreement and relations between the two nations, at the Atlantic Council.

October 18, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on Data Privacy: The Antitrust, Commercial and Administrative Law Subcommittee hears from Commissioner Rohit Chopra of the Federal Trade Commission and others about the market power of online platforms.

October 18, 2019

11:30 a.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to reporters about the status of an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump and remarks a day before by Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney.

October 18, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 3624 - Outsourcing Accountability Act of 2019 (Rep. Axne / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Huizenga Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Hill (AR) Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at KAG Rally: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a “Keep America Great” political rally at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on First Step Act Implementation: The Crime, Terrorism and Homeland Security Subcommittee hears from Federal Bureau of Prisons about prisoner reentry since passage of criminal justice reform law.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on FOIA Fulfillment: The Oversight, Management and Accountability Subcommittee hears from officials with the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, National Archives and Records Administration and Government Accountability Office about responsiveness to Freedom of Information Act requests of the Department.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Workplace Diversity: The Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee holds hearing on promoting inclusion in the workforce.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on Disaster Recovery: The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from Department of House and Urban Development officials about the Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery Program.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Democrats on Immigration: Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) is joined Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Jacky Rosen (D-NV) and immigration advocates to discuss the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Energy and Natural Resources on Energy Security: Administrator Linda Capuano of the U.S. Energy Information Administration and officials from the Energy Department, Center on Global Energy Policy, Columbia University School of International & Public Affairs, Congressional Research Service and the International Energy Agency testify about use of the strategic petroleum reserve.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - House Administration on Election Administration: The Elections Subcommittee hears from witnesses with Lawyers' Committee for Civil Rights Under Law; Voting Rights Project; NAACP Legal Defense Fund; the US Commission on Civil Rights; Common Cause; Brennan Center for Justice; Demos; National Commission for Voter Justice; and others.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on Bioterrorism Preparedness: The Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Subcommittee hears from Texas and New York health experts about readiness for a bioterrorism attack.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Stock Buybacks: The Investor Protection, Entrepreneurship, and Capital Markets Subcommittee hears from legal and economic experts about the impact of corporate policies on workers and communities.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on Chronic Wasting Disease: The Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from wildlife health and conservation experts.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Banking Oversight of CFPB: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathleen Kraninger delivers semiannual report.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - Cryptocurrency Taxation: Participants from the Internal Revenue Service, Blockchain Association, Reuters and the Tax Institute discuss tax administration of virtual currencies, at the Brookings Institution.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - US-China Relations: Senator Chris Coons (D-DE) and others discuss foreign policy towards Indo-Pacific region, at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

October 17, 2019

(Transcript) - World Bank, IMF Fall Meetings: World Bank President David Malpass and International Monetary Fund Managing Director Kristalina Georgieva hold separate news conferences.

October 17, 2019

12:30 p.m. - Graham, et al on Turkey Sanctions: Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) discuss bipartisan legislation to sanction the government of Turkey for an incursion into Kurdish territory inside Syria after a US withdrawal was ordered by President Trump.

October 17, 2019

12:00 p.m. - Pelosi with Italian President Mattarella: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Italian President Sergio Mattarella speak to the press, at the Speaker's Balcony.

October 17, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters.

October 17, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1815 - (Rep. Casten / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Huizenga Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Gottheimer Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Wagner Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Maloney Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Order  

October 17, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate considers a motion to proceed to S.J.Res. 53, relating to the disapproval of the repeal of the Clean Power Plan, later voting on adoption of the joint resolution, thereafter proceeding to consideration of the veto message to accompany S.J.Res. 54, relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019, later voting on passage of the joint resolution notwithstanding the objections of the President to the contrary.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Future of Money: Participants from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Financial Times, RiskBank and others discuss money in the digital age, at the Peterson Institute.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Indo-Pacific Strategy: The East Asia, the Pacific and International Cybersecurity Policy Subcommittee hears from officials with the State Department, Defense Department and USAID.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Syria: The Middle East, North Africa and International Terrorism Subcommittee hears from Syria Study Group co-chairs Dana Stroul and Michael Singh.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Terrorism Risk Insurance: The Housing, Community Development, and Insurance, and National Security, International Development, and Monetary Policy subcommittees hear from insurance representatives about reauthorizing risk insurance program.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Armed Services on Military Installations: The Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee hears from officials from the Defense Department, Air Force, Army and Navy about resilience to emerging threats.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Ambassadorship Nominations: Nominees to be Ambassador to the Federated States of Micronesia, Thailand, Indonesia and others testify.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump with Mattarella: President Donald Trump and Italian President Sergio Mattarella hold a joint press conference in the White House East Room.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Wilkie at 2019 AUSA: Veterans Affairs Secretary Robert Wilkie delivers luncheon remarks at the 2019 Meeting of the Association of the United States Army.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Hoyer Pen/Pad: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) briefs reporters off-camera.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Energy and Commerce on Online Consumer Protection: The Communications and Technology, and Consumer Protection and Commerce subcommittees hear from witnesses from Reddit, Google, Electronic Frontier Foundation and law professors about consumer protection on the internet.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on Supply Chain Security: Witnesses from the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, USTelecom and others testify about public-private initiatives.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Budget on Economic Resilience: Former Congressional Budget Office directors Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Douglas Elmendorf testify.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services Oversight of CFPB: Consumer Financial Protection Bureau Director Kathy Kraninger testifies in semiannual review.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Iran Policy: Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook discusses policy stance towards Iran.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on Food Nutrition: The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from a Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services official.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on E-Cigarettes: The Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from Principal Deputy CDC Director Anne Schuchat, activists and health professionals about threats to public health posed by vaping.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Future of AI: Reps. Will Hurd (R-TX), Bill Foster (D-IL) and others discuss adaptation to augmented intelligence, at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on Moon Landing Proposal: The Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from NASA officials about a plan to land on the moon again in four years.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Vice Chair Katherine Clark (D-MA) speak to reporters.

October 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY), Rep. Andy Biggs (R-AZ), Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speak with reporters about an impeachment inquiry carried out by committee Democrats at the direction of Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA).

October 16, 2019

4:45 p.m. - Pelosi & Hoyer After White House Meeting: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speak with reporters at the Will Rogers statue in the Capitol Building after meeting with President Donald Trump and Republicans at the White House.

October 16, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about an impeachment inquiry underway by House Democrats, countering the Trump administration over healthcare policy, and an incursion into Syria by Turkey after a US withdrawal was ordered by President Trump.

October 16, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about an impeachment inquiry underway by House Democrats, trade developments with China and an incursion into Syria by Turkey after a US withdrawal was ordered by President Trump.

October 16, 2019

11:15 a.m. - Senate Democrats on Pensions: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is joined by Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Joe Manchin (D-WV), Patty Murray (D-WA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) to discuss a crisis facing multi-employer pension plans.

October 16, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (16): H.J. Res. 77 - Opposing the decision to end certain United States efforts to prevent Turkish military operations against Syrian Kurdish forces in Northeast Syria (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3889 - ONDCP Technical Corrections Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Rouda / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1496 - Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Hice / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1252 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 6531 Van Nuys Boulevard in Van Nuys, California, as the "Marilyn Monroe Post Office" (Rep. Cárdenas / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1253 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13507 Van Nuys Boulevard in Pacoima, California, as the "Ritchie Valens Post Office Building" (Rep. Cárdenas / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1833 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 35 Tulip Avenue in Floral Park, New York, as the "Lieutenant Michael R. Davidson Post Office Building" (Rep. Rice (NY) / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 2151 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 7722 South Main Street in Pine Plains, New York, as the "Senior Chief Petty Officer Shannon M. Kent Post Office" (Rep. Delgado / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 2451 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 575 Dexter Street in Central Falls, Rhode Island, as the "Elizabeth Buffum Chace Post Office" (Rep. Cicilline / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 3144 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 8520 Michigan Avenue in Whittier, California, as the "Jose Ramos Post Office Building" (Rep. Sánchez / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 3152 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 456 North Meridian Street in Indianapolis, Indiana, as the "Richard G. Lugar Post Office" (Rep. Carson / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 3207 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 114 Mill Street in Hookstown, Pennslvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Dylan Elchin Post Office Building", as amended (Rep. Lamb / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 3314 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1750 McCulloch Boulevard North in Lake Havasu City, Arizona, as the "Lake Havasu City Combat Veterans Memorial Post Office Building" (Rep. Gosar / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 3329 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 5186 Benito Street in Montclair, California, as the "Paul Eaton Post Office Building" (Rep. Torres / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1972 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 West Kent Avenue in Missoula, Montana, as the "Jeannette Rankin Post Office Building" (Rep. Gianforte / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 887 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 877 East 1200 South in Orem, Utah, as the "Jerry C. Washburn Post Office Building" (Rep. Curtis / Oversight and Reform) // S. 1196 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1715 Linnerud Drive in Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, as the "Fire Captain Cory Barr Post Office Building" (Sen. Baldwin / Oversight and Reform) // Special Orders

October 16, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Barbara Barrett, to be Secretary of the Air Force, post-cloture, voting on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Frank Volk, to be District Judge for the Southern District of West Virginia; Charles Eskridge, to be District Judge of Southern District of Texas; David Novak, to be District Judge of Eastern District of Virginia; and Rachel Kovner, to be District Judge of Eastern District of New York, recessing until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later voting on confirmation of the nominations.

October 16, 2019

Continued - McKinley Interview Stakeout: Members of the House speak separately with reporters throughout a closed-door interview with former Senior Advisor to the Secretary of State Michael McKinley in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by the Speaker.

October 15, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump with St. Louis Blues: President Donald Trump hosts the 2019 Stanley Cup champions St. Louis Blues, in the White House Rose Garden.

October 15, 2019

(Transcript) - Patents & National Security: Experts discuss developments in 5G and artificial intelligence, at the R Street Institute.

October 15, 2019

(Transcript) - Fair Trade Policy: The Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and others discuss trade leadership, at the Federalist Society for Law and Public Policy Studies.

October 15, 2019

(Transcript) - State Election Security: The House Homeland Security Committee holds a field hearing on state election systems, in Gurnee, IL.

October 15, 2019

(Transcript) - McConville at AUSA: Army Chief of Staff Gen. James McConville delivers remarks at the Association of the United States Army 2019 Meeting.

October 15, 2019

(Transcript) - Schultz on Maritime Security: Coast Guard Commandant Adm. Karl Schultz and others participate in dialogue, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

October 15, 2019

6:30 p.m. - Pelosi on Impeachment Inquiry: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) updates reporters after a caucus meeting to discuss the state of an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump authorized weeks earlier.

October 15, 2019

3:00 p.m. - House Democrats on College Affordability: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by House Education and Labor Committee Chairman Bobby Scott (D-VA), House Veterans Affairs Committee Chairman Mark Takano (D-CA) and Rep. Susan Davis (D-CA) to discuss the College Affordability Act.

October 15, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Barbara Barrett, to be Secretary of the Air Force, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate.

October 15, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (8): H.R. 3289 - Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 4270 - PROTECT Hong Kong Act, as amended (Rep. McGovern / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 543 - Recognizing Hong Kong’s bilateral relationship with the United States, condemning the interference of the People’s Republic of China in Hong Kong’s affairs, and supporting the people of Hong Kong’s right to protest, as amended (Rep. Sherman / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 521 - Commending the Government of Canada for upholding the rule of law and expressing concern over actions by the Government of the People’s Republic of China in response to a request from the United States Government of Canada for the extradition of a Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., executive (Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 95 - Homeless Veteran Families Act (Rep. Brownley / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 2385 - To permit the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to establish a grant program to conduct cemetery research and produce educational materials for the Veterans Legacy Program (Rep. Lamb / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 1199 - VA Website Accessibility Act of 2019 (Rep. Luria / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 2334 - To designate the Department of Veterans Affairs community based outpatient clinic in Odessa, Texas, as the ‘‘Wilson and Young Medal of Honor VA Clinic” (Rep. Conaway / Veterans' Affairs) // Special Orders

October 15, 2019

Continued - George Kent Interview Stakeout: House Republicans on the Oversight and Reform and Foreign Affairs committees speak with reporters before and after participating in a private deposition with Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by the Speaker.

October 14, 2019

(Transcript) - McCarthy, McConville Briefing: Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy and Army Chief of Staff James McConville speak with reporters outside the AUSA Convention, in Washington.

October 14, 2019

Continued - Fiona Hill Interview Stakeout: Members of Congress speak with reporters in separate appearances outside a private deposition with former Special Assistant to the President Fiona Hill in connection with an impeachment inquiry authorized by the Speaker.

October 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at KAG Rally: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a "Keep America Great" campaign rally at the Sudduth Coliseum, Lake Charles, LA.

October 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump on Trade Talks with China: President Donald Trump is joined by Chinese Vice Premier Liu He, US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and others to discuss a trade deal reached between the US and China, in the White House Oval Office.

October 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Mnuchin on Turkey Sanctions: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin discusses policy with reporters in the White House Briefing Room.

October 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Esper, Milley Press Briefing: Defense Secretary Mark Esper and Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Mark Milley discuss a Turkish incursion into Syria, tensions with Iran and other matters with reporters, at the Pentagon.

October 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Barr at Notre Dame Law: Attorney General William Barr delivers remarks at the University of Notre Dame Law School, South Bend, IN.

October 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Pompeo at AACC World Conference: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers remarks at the 2019 American Association of Christian Counselors World Conference in Nashville, TN.

October 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Politics of Education Policy: Former Education Secretaries John King and Arne Duncan discuss the 2020 election and education policy in the United States, at the Brookings Institution.

October 11, 2019

3:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 11, 2019

2:15 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

October 10, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at KAG Rally: President Donald Trump speaks at a “Keep America Great” campaign rally at the Target Center in Minneapolis.

October 10, 2019

(Transcript) - Parnas, Fruman Indictments Announced: U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York Geoffrey Berman announces arrests and charges against co-defendants for election law violations related to an unnamed Congressman.

October 10, 2019

(Transcript) - Schumer on Syria Policy: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) delivers a statement to the press in New York.

October 10, 2019

(Transcript) - Monetary Policy: Experts from the Federal Reserve Board, Mercatus Center, Cato Institute and the Hoover Institution discuss economic policy, at the American Enterprise Institute.

October 10, 2019

(Transcript) - Albence Update on ICE: Immigration and Customs Enforcement Director Matt Albence speaks with reporters in the White House Briefing Room.

October 10, 2019

(Transcript) - Future of Arms Control: Participants from the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation and the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments discuss arms control after the INF Treaty, at the National Defense University.

October 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Signs Agency Guidance EO: The President signs Executive Orders on transparency in Federal guidance and enforcement, in the White House Roosevelt Room.

October 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Brexit and Transatlantic Relations: Irish Ambassador to the United States Daniel Mulhall and others from the US Army War College and SAIS discuss impacts of Brexit on European security, at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.

October 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Software Supply Chain: Participants from Raytheon Intelligence and the Atlantic Council discuss threats and opportunities facing the software supply chain, at the Atlantic Council.

October 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Health Care Proposals: Participants from the Cato Institute, Washington Post and AEI discuss Medicare for All, the Affordable Care Act and other proposals, at the American Enterprise Institute.

October 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Powell at Fed Listens Kansas City: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell delivers remarks prior to a Fed Listens event, at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City.

October 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Pompeo Joint Statement with Trujillo: Secretary of State Pompeo and Colombian Foreign Minister Carlos Holmes Trujillo deliver remarks at Foggy Bottom.

October 8, 2019

(Transcript) - Data Dependence in the Economy: Federal Reserve Board of Governors Chairman Jerome Powell speaks at the National Association for Business Economics Annual Meeting in Denver.

October 8, 2019

(Transcript) - Political Polarization: Academics from the Institute of Development Studies, Sussex, University of Notre Dame and others discuss challenges to global political stability, at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.

October 8, 2019

(Transcript) - Morgan on CBP Policy: Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner Mark Morgan discusses CBP immigration enforcement actions and statistics with reporters, at the White House Briefing Room.

October 8, 2019

(Transcript) - EmPower ND Energy Conference: EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler is joined by Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) and Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and others at Bismarck State College.

October 8, 2019

(Transcript) - Transatlantic Security: Estonian Foreign Minister Urmas Reinsalu discusses international security at the Heritage Foundation.

October 8, 2019

1:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 8, 2019

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

October 7, 2019

(Transcript) - US-Japan Trade Agreement: President Donald Trump delivers remarks before US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer and his Japanese counterpart sign the US-Japan Trade Agreement and the US-Japan Digital Trade Agreement in the White House Roosevelt Room.

October 7, 2019

(Transcript) - Petraeus Interview at SAIS: Former CIA Director Gen. David Petraeus discusses national security and foreign policy at the Johns Hopkins University Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies.

October 7, 2019

(Transcript) - Fragile States: Officials from the State Department and experts from the American Enterprise Institute and Carnegie Endowment discuss US interests and foreign policy, at the Hudson Institute.

October 7, 2019

(Transcript) - Future of Missile Defense: Missile Defense Agency director Vice Adm. Jon Hill discusses missile development, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

October 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at Young Black Leadership Summit: President Donald Trump speaks at Turning Point USA's 2019 Young Black Leadership Summit, in the White House East Room.

October 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Fed Chair Powell on Dual Mandate: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell delivers remarks at a Fed Listens event in Washington.

October 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Utilities Industry Cybersecurity: Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff and participants from Tenable and Siemens discuss state of operational technologies, at the Atlantic Council.

October 4, 2019

4:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

October 4, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 3, 2019

(Transcript) - US-Africa Policy: Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Tibor Nagy discusses the Trump administration's foreign policymaking, at the Woodrow Wilson Center.

October 3, 2019

(Transcript) - Universal Health Coverage: World Health Organization Assistant Director-General Ranieri Guerra and others participate in a panel discussion on a UN High-Level Meeting the week before, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

October 3, 2019

(Transcript) - Prescription Drug Monitoring: Specialists from Columbia University, American Civil Liberties Union and the Brown University School of Public Health discuss privacy issues of monitoring programs, at the Cato Institute.

October 3, 2019

(Transcript) - House Energy & Commerce on Gun Violence: The Health Subcommittee hears from physicians, activists and a mortician testify about gun violence as a public health threat, at Kennedy-King College in Chicago.

October 3, 2019

(Transcript) - Future Fighting Force: Marine Corps Commandant David Berger delivers the annual Colonel James McGinley Lecture, sponsored by the Heritage Foundation and the Marine Corps University Foundation.

October 3, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Signs Medicare EO: President Donald Trump delivers remarks and signs an executive order in The Villages, Florida.

October 2, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump with President Niinistö: President Donald Trump and Finnish President Sauli Niinistö hold a joint press conference in the White House East Room.

October 2, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump with President Niinistö: President Donald Trump and Finnish President Sauli Niinistö speak with the press corps in the White House Oval Office.

October 2, 2019

(Transcript) - Washington Post Live Cybersecurity Summit: Former Homeland Security Secretary Michael Chertoff, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper and others discuss election security, ransomware and more at a Washington Post Live event.

October 2, 2019

(Transcript) - Perry on Artificial Intelligence: Energy Secretary Rick Perry speaks at the InnovationXLab Artificial Intelligence Summit in Chicago.

October 2, 2019

(Transcript) - Indo-Pacific Missile Defense: Deputy Assistant Defense Secretary for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy Robert Soofer and Rear Admiral Steve Koehler participate in a discussion at the Hudson Institute.

October 2, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi & Schiff on Impeachment Inquiry: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) discuss prescription drug pricing legislation and joint committee investigations of a call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

October 1, 2019

(Transcript) - Chief Justice & The Judiciary: Academics from Wilmington College, University of Richmond and others discuss the Supreme Court in American constitutionalism, at the American Enterprise Institute.

October 1, 2019

(Transcript) - Indian Foreign Policy: Indian Minister of External Affairs Subrahmanyam Jaishankar discusses his country’s foreign relations policy, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

October 1, 2019

(Transcript) - Education Freedom Scholarships: Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and White House Counselor Kellyanne Conway are followed by state officials from Tennessee, Pennsylvania and South Carolina to discuss dollar-for-dollar federal tax credits for scholarship-granting organizations, at the American Enterprise Institute.

October 1, 2019

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

October 1, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

September 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Space Cooperation: Deputy Assistant Defense Secretary for Space Policy Stephen Kitay and participants from Airbus, Raytheon, the US National Space Council and Avascent discuss transatlantic space cooperation, at the Atlantic Council.

September 30, 2019

(Transcript) - China’s Use of Artificial Intelligence: Participants from the Information Technology Industry Council, Eurasia Group and Georgetown University discuss a report on the AI ecosystem in China, at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

September 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Impeachment Analysis: Participants from Lawfare and Brookings Institution discuss next steps for an authorized impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, at the Brookings Institution.

September 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Public Diplomacy: Officials from the State Department discuss diplomacy by the Trump administration, at the Heritage Foundation.

September 30, 2019

(Transcript) - Milley Welcome Ceremony: Defense Secretary Mark Esper, Vice President Mike Pence and President Donald Trump speak at the Armed Forces Welcome Ceremony for 20th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Army General Mark Milley, at Joint Base Myer-Henderson Hall.

September 27, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Remarks at Hispanic Heritage Month Reception: President Donald Trump speaks to gathering in the East Room of the White House.

September 27, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on Election Security: Witnesses from the Defending Digital Democracy Project, State of Pennsylvania and Microsoft Corporation testify.

September 27, 2019

11:40 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

September 27, 2019

9:30 a.m. - House Democrats on For the People Act: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Reps. John Sarbanes (D-MD), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Tom Malinowski (D-NJ), Joe Neguse (D-CO), Deb Haaland (D-NM) and Chris Pappas (D-NH) to push for Senate action on H.R. 1 - The For the People Act, answering questions about an impeachment inquiry authorized by the Speaker.

September 27, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // S.J.Res. 54 - A joint resolution relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sen. Udall / Armed Services) // H. Res. 603 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to the actions of the Speaker of the House, Mrs. Pelosi of California, to initiate an impeachment inquiry against the duly elected President of the United States, Donald J. Trump (Rep. McCarthy) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 3722 - Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act of 2019 (Rep. Langevin / Homeland Security) // Special Orders

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations Oversight of IRS: The Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee hears from Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration J. Russell George.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on ICE Detention: The Oversight, Management and Accountability Subcommittee hears from officials with the Homeland Security Department and others about facilities maintained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Nuclear Nonproliferation: The Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Subcommittee hears from Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation Christopher Ford.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Real-Time Payments: The Task Force on Financial Technology Subcommittee hears from Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City president Esther George and witnesses from TransferWise, Independent community bankers of America, LISNR and Glenbrook.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - House Natural Resources Oversight of Interior Dept: The Committee holds a hearing on failure to cooperate with oversight requests by the Department of Interior.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - Cuccinelli at National Press Club: Citizenship and Immigration Services Acting Director Ken Cuccinelli speaks at the Newsmaker Program about immigration challenges.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - Heritage Foundation Previews Supreme Court Term: Former Solicitor General Paul Clement and others discuss the upcoming 2019-20 sitting of the Supreme Court.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on ICE Detention: The Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee hears from immigrants affected by expanded detention and representatives from the National Immigrant Justice Center and Northwest Immigrant Rights Project.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Hong Kong: The East Asia, the Pacific and International Cybersecurity Policy Subcommittee hears from representatives of Demosisto Hong Kong and DC International Advisory.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on School Security: The Emergency Preparedness, Response and Recovery Subcommittee hears from officials with the states of New Jersey in Texas, and a survivor of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - House Veterans Affairs on VA Scheduling: The Technology Modernization Subcommittee hears from VA officials about implementing a scheduling solution for veteran patients.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Debt Collection: Federal Trade Commission Commissioner Rohit Chopra and others testify about abusive debt collection practices.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - House Committees on Pacific Insular Relationships: The House Foreign Affairs and Natural Resources committees hear from Assistant Defense Secretary for Indo-Pacific Security Affairs Randall Schriver and officials from the Department of State and interior, Government Accountability Office, Marshall Islands and Micronesia.

September 26, 2019

(Transcript) - House Intelligence on Intel Whistleblower Complaint: Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire testifies.

September 26, 2019

12:45 p.m. - Schiff on Intel Whistleblower: House Select Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) discusses the credibility and allegations of a whisteblower regarding a call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, and their complaint's handling by the Acting Director of National Intelligence.

September 26, 2019

11:30 a.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to reporters about an impeachment investigation authorized by by the Speaker against President Donald Trump.

September 26, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters about an impeachment investigation she authorized against President Donald Trump and the legislative agenda including the USMCA trade agreement and prescription drug pricing.

September 26, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 2528 - STEM Opportunities Act of 2019 (Rep. Johnson (TX) / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 335 - South Florida Clean Coastal Waters Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Mast / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 3710 - Cybersecurity Vulnerability Remediation Act (Rep. Jackson Lee / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2589 - Unifying DHS Intelligence Enterprise Act, as amended (Rep. Green (TN) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3691 - TRANSLATE Act (Rep. Dina Titus / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3675 - Trusted Traveler Reconsideration and Restoration Act of 2019 (Rep. Katko / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3694 - Helping Families Fly Act of 2019 (Rep. Lesko / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3722 - Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act of 2019 (Rep. Langevin / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3246 - Traveling Parents Screening Consistency Act of 2019 (Rep. Taylor / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3526 - Counter Terrorist Network Act (Rep. Underwood / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3106 - Domestic and International Terrorism DATA Act, as amended (Rep. Thompson (MS) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3525 - U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Underwood / Homeland Security) // Special Orders

September 26, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to the consideration of H.R. 4378 - Continuing Appropriations Act, 2020, and Health Extenders Act of 2019, voting on Paul amendment #942; and on passage of the bill, as amended if amended, with a 60 vote threshold, thereafter proceeding to Executive Session to resume consideration of nomination of Gen. John E. Hyten, to be Vice Chair of the Joint Chiefs, and Eugene Scalia, to be Secretary of Labor, voting on confirmation of the nominations.

September 26, 2019

9:30 a.m. - Bipartisan Group on Second Chance Legislation: Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) and Rob Portman (R-OH) are joined by Reps. Danny Davis (D-IL) and David Schweikert (R-AZ) to discuss reentry for convicted criminals, including education tax credits.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Transportation and Infrastructure on Ports: The Coast Guard and Maritime Transportation Subcommittee hears from officials with the Coast Guard, Government accountability office and others about building lasting ports.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Aid to Central America: The Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Subcommittee hears form a former ambassador to Guatemala and others about the impact of cutting foreign assistance to the region.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on HECM Program: The Housing, Community Development, and Insurance Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the National Consumer Law Center, Government Accountability Office, National Reverse Mortgage Lenders Association and Urban Institute about the HECM Home Equity Conversion Mortgage Program.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Armed Services on Nuclear Weapon Modernization: The Strategic Forces Subcommittee hears from officials with the national nuclear security administration, Navy and Air Force about lifecycle for nuclear weapons programs.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on FAA Certification: The Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from Federal Aviation Administration Deputy Director Daniel Elwell.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - Hoyer Pen/Pad: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks with reporters off-camera.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Central America Policy: Officials from the Department of State testify about border security and US relations with Mexico and Central America.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Homeland Security on Domestic Terrorism: Experts with University of Maryland, Foreign Policy Research Institute, Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law, and the Anti-Defamation League testify about domestic terrorist threats.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Banking on Payment Facilitation: Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City President Esther George and others testify about processing faster payments in the US.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on Medical Research Investment: The Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from NIH Director Francis Collins and directors with the National Institutes of Health about federal investment in their work.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations Oversight of FTC: Commissioners with the Federal Trade Commission testify about consumer protection and competition.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on International Food Assistance: The Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from officials with the Foreign Agricultural Service and USAID Office of Food for Peace.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Energy and Commerce on E-Cigarettes: The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hears from officials with the FDA, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and state health officials from Michigan, North Carolina, Kansas and Massachusetts.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on Assault Weapons: Dayton, Ohio Mayor Nan Whaley, medical practitioner, police chief and representatives of the Violence Policy Center, Heritage Foundation and Giffords Law Center testify.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Threats to Financial System: The Consumer Protection and Financial Institutions Subcommittee hears Treasury Department Office of Financial Research Director Dino Falaschetti about financial stability and systemic threats.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Transportation and Infrastructure on Trump Hotel Leasing: The Economic Development, Public Buildings and Emergency Management Subcommittee hears from officials with the General Services Administration, Congressional Research Service, and representatives from the Heritage Foundation, Project on Government Oversight and Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington testify about lease sales at Trump international Hotel.

September 25, 2019

(Transcript) - House Budget on Infrastructure Investment: Representatives from the American Society of Civil Engineers, Smart Growth America, Brookings Institution and others testify about federal investment in the nation’s infrastructure.

September 25, 2019

12:45 p.m. - Schumer on Intel Whistleblower: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) discusses an announced impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump and interactions between his committee and the IC Inspector General over a whistleblower complaint about a call between Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.

September 25, 2019

12:00 p.m. - Schiff on Intel Whistleblower: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) discusses an announced impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump and interactions between his committee and the IC Inspector General over a whistleblower complaint about a call between Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.

September 25, 2019

10:15 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Vice Chair Katherine Clark (D-MA) speak to reporters about the legislative agenda and an announced impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump.

September 25, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY), Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) are joined by Reps. Doug Collins (R-GA) and Jim Jordan (R-OH) to discuss an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump.

September 25, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension: H.R. 1595 - SAFE Banking Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Perlmutter / Financial Services) // H.R. 2203 - Homeland Security Improvement Act (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Escobar / Homeland Security) // H.Res. 576 – Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to the whistleblower complaint of August 12, 2019, made to the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Schiff / Permanent Select Intelligence) // Special Orders

September 25, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, then resuming consideration of S.J.Res.54, relating to a national emergency declared by the President of February 15, 2019, voting on passage of the joint resolution, later voting on adoption of resolutions to instruct conferees on S. 1790, National Defense Authorization Act.

September 24, 2019

(Transcript) - House Rules on Budget Process: The Legislative and Budget Process Subcommittee hears from representatives of the Advanced Energy Management Alliance, American Farmland Trust and Moms Clean Air Force about community resilience.

September 24, 2019

(Transcript) - House Subcommittees on Military Healthcare Records: The House Veterans' Affairs Committee Technology Modernization Subcommittee and the House Armed Services Committee Military Personnel Subcommittee hold a roundtable on modernization programs at the departments of Defense and Veterans Affairs.

September 24, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Commerce on Air Traffic Control: The Aviation and Space Subcommittee hears from representatives with the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association, National Business Aviation Association, Airline Pilots Association, National Air Traffic Controllers Association and Airlines for America.

September 24, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Syria Policy: The Near East, South Asia, Central Asia and Counterterrorism Subcommittee hears from cochairs of the Syria Study Group about its report on US policy towards Syria.

September 24, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Address UN General Assembly: President Donald Trump speaks on the first day to world leaders at the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters in New York.

September 24, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on Voting Rights: The Constitution, Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee hears from professors at Loyola Law School, USC Gould School of Law, Florida State University College of Law and others about voting rights, after Shelby County v. Holder.

September 24, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Wealth Gap: The Diversity and Inclusion Subcommittee hears from representatives from the Urban Institute, National Community Reinvestment Coalition and others about economic status of Americans.

September 24, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight and Reform on E-Cigarettes: The Economic and Consumer Policy Subcommittee hears from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Principal Deputy Secretary Anne Schuchat about lung disease outbreak and vaping.

September 24, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services Oversight of SEC: Commissioners with the Securities and Exchange Commission testify.

September 24, 2019

(Transcript) - House Subcommittees on Immigration Policy: The House Judiciary Committee Immigration and Citizenship Subcommittee and House Foreign Affairs Committee Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hold a joint hearing with officials from the State Department, Homeland Security Department, Customs and Border Protection, Muslim Advocates, and the Center for Immigration Studies.

September 24, 2019

5:30 p.m. - McCarthy Statement on Impeachment Investigation: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) delivers a statement after Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says she has directed an impeachment investigation by House committees.

September 24, 2019

5:00 p.m. - Pelosi Announces Impeachment Investigation: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announces that she has directed an impeachment investigation by House committees of President Trump.

September 24, 2019

3:00 p.m. - Progressive Priorities: Reps. Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) discuss the Progressive Caucus's agenda with reporters about prescription drug pricing legislation, labor and budget bills, and an impeachment investigation against President Trump.

September 24, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about an attempt to reverse reprogramming Defense construction money for border wall construction and handling a whistleblower complaint against the President over alleged misdealing with a foreign leader.

September 24, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about processing nominations, wanting to consider the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, and handling a whistleblower complaint against the President over alleged misdealing with a foreign leader.

September 24, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (6): H.R. 3190 - BURMA Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2327 - Burma Political Prisoners Assistance Act, as amended (Rep. Levin (MI) / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 127 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives on the importance and vitality of the United States alliances with Japan and the Republic of Korea, and our trilateral cooperation in the pursuit of shared interests, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1632 - Southeast Asia Strategy Act, as amended (Rep. Wagner / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2229 - First Responders Passport Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Chabot / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 444 - Reaffirming the importance of the United States to promote the safety, health, and well-being of refugees and displaced persons, as amended (Rep. Lieu / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

September 24, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Brian McGuire, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury, post-cloture, voting on motions to invoke cloture on the nomination of Joseph Cella to be Ambassador of the U.S. to the Republic of Fiji, and to serve concurrently as Ambassador of the U.S. to the Republic of Kiribati, the Republic of Nauru, the Kingdom of Tonga, and Tuvalu; Daniel Habib Jorjani, to be Solicitor of the Department of the Interior; and David Fabian Black to be Deputy Commissioner of Social Security, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later voting on confirmation of the nominations.

September 23, 2019

(Transcript) - CFR Event on Immigration, Homeland Security: Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan discusses the role of federal law enforcement in confronting mass migration to the United States, at the Council on Foreign Relations in Washington.

September 23, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump, Pence, Pompeo on Religious Freedom: President Donald Trump, Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo deliver remarks at the Global Call to Protect Religious Freedom at United Nations headquarters in New York.

September 23, 2019

(Transcript) - BPC Event on Modernizing Congress: Ohio State Senate President Larry Obhof and participants from the National Conference of State Legislatures and the University of New Hampshire discuss how reforms in state legislatures could apply to Congress at the Bipartisan Policy Center.

September 23, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Brian McGuire, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, if invoked, proceeding to debate.

September 20, 2019

(Transcript) - State Dinner for Australian PM Morrison: President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison attend a state dinner at the White House.

September 20, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Joint Press Conference with Australian PM Morrison: President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speak to reporters at the White House.

September 20, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Bilateral with Australian PM Morrison: President Donald Trump and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison speak to the press pool in the Oval Office.

September 20, 2019

(Transcript) - McAleenan on Counterterrorism Strategy: Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan participates in a joint webcast of the Heritage foundation and Brookings Institution.

September 20, 2019

(Transcript) - RFF Event on Carbon Pricing: Participants from the Environmental Defense Fund, Niskanen Center and the Brookings Institution discuss carbon pricing proposals are resources for the future.

September 20, 2019

(Transcript) - Presidential Candidates at Georgetown University Climate Forum: Democrats running in the presidential primary speak at the climate for 2020, hosted by the Institute of Politics and Public Service.

September 20, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight and Reform on White Supremacy Threat: The Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee and National Security Subcommittee hold a joint hearing with experts from American University, Anti-Defamation League confronting transnational terrorist threat.

September 20, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1423 - FAIR Act (Rep. Johnson (GA) / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Jordan / Collins (GA) / Lesko Amendment (10 minutes ); Rep. Fletcher Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - Atlantic Council Event on Sanctions: Participants from Kharon and the Atlantic Council discuss the risks and trends and sanctions including the fintech and alternative payment schemes.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on Arctic Priorities: The Transportation and Maritime Security Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the Wilson Center, RAND Corporation, Arctic Institute and Heritage Foundation about homeland security issues in the north.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on Marine Debris: The Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from officials with the US Fish and wildlife service, and geological survey, Smithsonian, Oceana and others about impacts to ecosystems and marine species.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Modernization on Budget Process: House Appropriations Committee Chair Nita Lowey (D-NY), Budget Committee ranking Rep. Steve Womack (R-AR), representatives from the Bipartisan Policy Center and Congressional Research Service discuss recommendations for improving the appropriations process before the House Select Committee on the Modernization of Congress.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight on DC Statehood: Washington, DC Mayor Muriel Bowser, DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson and others testify about the DC admission act to admit the nation’s capital into the union.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on Policing Practices: Rev. Al Sharpton, former tennis player James Blake and representatives from the Center for Policing Equity, National Organization of Black law Enforcement Professionals and Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights testify.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Science on EPA Science and Technology: EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler testifies.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Energy and Commerce on Unaccompanied Migrant Children: The Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hears from officials with the Office of Refugee Resettlement, US Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, Department of Health and Human Services, and U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Afghanistan Policy: Officials from the State Department, Atlantic Council, Crisis Group, Yale University and others testify about the Trump administration’s policy stance.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on STEM Engagement: The Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the National Science Foundation and NASA about education issues.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - House Budget on Economic Inequality: Witnesses from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, AFL-CIO, and the American Enterprise Institute testify on solutions to inequality in the economy.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - NDAA Conferees Before Closed Meeting: Counterparts on the Senate and House Armed Services committees brief reporters before gathering in a conference committee to negotiate a final defense authorization bill for fiscal 2020.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Issa, Billingslea, Boehler, Pack Nominations: Nominatees for the Trade and Development Agency, for Undersecretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy and Human Rights, the US International Development Finance Corporation and Broadcasting Board of Governors testify.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate HELP on Scalia Nomination: Eugene Scalia testifies on his nomination to be Labor Secretary.

September 19, 2019

(Transcript) - Chao, Wheeler Policy Announcement: Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao and EPA administrator Andrew Wheeler speak at EPA headquarters.

September 19, 2019

11:30 a.m. - House GOP on Prescription Drug Pricing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is joined by Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY), and House Energy and Commerce Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) to discuss a prescription drug pricing bill introduced by Democrats.

September 19, 2019

10:45 a.m. - House Democrats on Prescription Drug Pricing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal (D-MA) and Rep. Ben Ray Lujan  to introduce H.R. 3, A bill to lower prescription drug costs. Pelosi takes questions from reporters about USMCA and firearm background checks legislation.

September 19, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 4378 – Making continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2020, and for other purposes (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // Suspensions (9): H.R. 3625 - PCAOB Whistleblower Protection Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Garcia (TX) / Financial Services) // H.R. 3619 - Appraisal Reform Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Clay / Financial Services) // H.R. 2290 - Shutdown Guidance for Financial Institutions Act, as amended (Rep. Wexton / Financial Services) // H.R. 2613 - Advancing Innovation to Assist Law Enforcement Act, as amended (Rep. Gonzalez (OH) / Financial Services) // H.R. 550 - Merchant Mariners of World War II Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2019 (Rep. Garamendi / Financial Services) // H.R. 1396 - Hidden Figures Congressional Gold Medal Act (Rep. Johnson (TX) / Financial Services) // H.R. 3589 - Greg LeMond Congressional Gold Medal Act (Rep. Thompson (CA) / Financial Services) // H.R. 1830 - National Purple Heart Hall of Honor Commemorative Coin Act (Rep. Sean Maloney / Financial Services) // S. 239 - Christa McAuliffe Commemorative Coin Act of 2019 (Sen. Shaheen / Financial Services) // Special Orders

September 19, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Brian McGuire, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of the Treasury, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - Fed Chair Powell After FOMC Meeting: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell discusses monetary policy and the economy after a meeting of the Federal Open Markets Committee.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - ITIF Event on Data-Driven Drug Development: Representatives from the National Center for Advanced Translational Sciences and others testify about accelerating drug development with data at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on US-Colombia Relations: The Western Hemisphere, Transnational Crime, Civilian Security, Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Women's Issues Subcommittee hears from officials with the State Department, USAID, American Foreign Policy Council and others about the bilateral relationship between United States and Colombia.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Foreign Relations on Indo-Pacific Policy: Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs David Stilwell testifies about instability in Hong Kong and US posture towards the region.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Commerce on Digital Responsibility: Representatives from Facebook, twitter and Google testify about violence and extremism seen on social media platforms.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - Joint Economic Committee on Gun Violence: Advocates from the Giffords Law Center, Everytown Survivor Network, Crime Prevention Research Center and others testify about the costs of firearms casualties.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - Joint Committees on Climate Change: The House Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe, Eurasia, Energy and the Environment, and the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis hear from activist Greta Thunberg and others about next-generation climate activism.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - Hoyer Pen/Pad: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) speaks with reporters off-camera.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - House Veterans Affairs on VA Hiring Practices: Witnesses from the Department of Veterans Affairs testify about how hiring affects veteran patient access to care.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Indo-Pacific Interests: The Asia, the Pacific and Nonproliferation Subcommittee hears from officials with the State Department and USAID on US interests in East Asia and the Pacific region.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - House Armed Services on Military Domestic Violence: The Military Personnel Subcommittee hears from advocates for domestic violence victims and within the Defense Department testify about domestic violence in the armed services.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight with Inspectors General: Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horwitz, Labor Department Inspector General Scott Dahl and others testify about the Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on Migrant Children’s Mental Health: The Labor, Health and Human Services, Education and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from officials with the Department of Health and Human Services testify about the needs of children in HHS custody.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary Oversight of FISA: Officials from the Department of Justice, FBI and the National Security Agency testify about implementation of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - House Science on Deep Space Exploration: Officials from NASA, GAO and Cooke Concepts testify about Orion and exploration ground systems in deep space.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - Esper at Air Force Association Conference: Defense Secretary Mark Esper speaks at the Air, Space and Cyber Conference hosted by the Air Force Association.

September 18, 2019

(Transcript) - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Vice Chair Katherine Clark (D-MA)  speak to reporters.

September 18, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY), Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) are joined by Rep. Guy Reschenthaler (R-PA) to discuss North Carolina special election successes, an unauthorized impeachment inquiry by the Judiciary Committee, a New York Times article about Justice Brett Kavanaugh, prospects for the USMCA trade agreement, homelessness in California, and approaches to climate change.

September 18, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.Res. 558 - Rule providing for consideration of H.R. 1423 - FAIR Act (Rep. Torres / Rules) Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 4285 - Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2019 (Rep. Brindisi / Veterans' Affairs) // Special Orders

September 18, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nominations of Rob Destro, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Brent McIntosh, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury; and Brian Callanan to be General Counsel for the Department of Treasury, voting on confirmation of the nominations, later voting on a motion to invoke cloture on H.R. 2470 - Minibus Appropriations.

September 17, 2019

(Transcript) - CSIS Event on Automotive Innovation: Participants from the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, University of Michigan, Volkswagen and Toyota discuss the next generation of automobiles.

September 17, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Judiciary on Antitrust Law: Federal Trade Commission Chairman Joseph Simons and Antitrust Division Assistant Attorney General Makan Delrahim testify on oversight and antitrust enforcement.

September 17, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary Oversight of Executive Branch: Former Associates of President Trump and White House staff invited to testify about obstruction and abuse of power.

September 17, 2019

(Transcript) - George Mason Event on Gun Violence: Former Rep. Daniel Webster (R-FL), professors from the University of Alabama, UC Berkeley, Worcester State, Michigan State, Columbia University, Carnegie Mellon and others discuss mass shootings in the United States.

September 17, 2019

(Transcript) - Brookings Institution Event on Japan, Taiwan and Trade: Former Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Southeast Asia and the Pacific Barbara Weisel and others discuss America first trade policy.

September 17, 2019

(Transcript) - China Congressional-Executive Commission on Hong Kong: Witnesses from the Umbrella Movement, Hong Kong Higher Education International Affairs Delegation, Human Rights in China and others to testify about weeks of protest.

September 17, 2019

(Transcript) - Warner on Digital Misinformation: Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) delivers a keynote speech at a symposium by the Federal Election Commission.

September 17, 2019

(Transcript) - Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance on Missile Defense Issues: Defense Undersecretary for Policy John Rood discusses national security concerns.

September 17, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about pushing Senate Republicans to act on H.R. 8 - Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.

September 17, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about journalism and the New York Times after a piece about Justice Brett Kavanaugh, and prospects for firearms legislation.

September 17, 2019

1:00 p.m. - Executive Branch Obstruction: House Judiciary Committee

September 17, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (6): H.R. 2211 - STURDY Act (Rep. Schakowsky / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1618 - Nicholas and Zachary Burt Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act of 2019 (Rep. Kuster / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 806 - Portable Fuel Container Safety Act of 2019 (Rep. Thompson (CA) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 4285 - Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2019 (Rep. Brindisi / Veterans' Affairs) // H.R. 2134 - Helen Keller National Center Reauthorization Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Pocan / Education and Labor) // H.R. 2486 - FUTURE Act, as amended (Rep. Adams / Education and Labor) // Special Orders

September 17, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of John Rakolta, Jr., to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Arab Emirates, voting on confirmation of the Rakolta nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Kenneth Howery, to be Ambassador to the Kingdom of Sweden, then recessing until 2:15 p.m., thereafter voting on confirmation of the Howery nomination; and motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Rob Destro, to be Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor; Brent McIntosh, to be an Under Secretary of the Treasury; and Brian Callanan to be General Counsel for the Department of Treasury.

September 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump at MAGA Rally: President Donald Trump delivers remarks at a “Keep America Great” campaign rally at the Santa Ana Star Center in Rio Rancho, NM.

September 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Departure Press Exchange: President Donald Trump speaks with reporters at the South Lawn before boarding Marine One for travel to New Mexico and California.

September 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Oval Office Press Exchange: President Donald Trump and Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain speak with the press pool during a working visit at the White House about an attack on a Saudi oil facility, Iran, and a strike by UAW workers of General Motors.

September 16, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight and Reform on Air and Water Quality: The Environment Subcommittee hears from advocates and experts with the University of Michigan and the Great Lakes Environmental Law Center at a field hearing in Detroit.

September 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Brookings Institution Event on Data Privacy: Representatives from the Consumer Technology Association and the App Association discuss the prospects for a national data privacy law across connected devices and cloud-based applications.

September 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Heritage Foundation Event on China’s Influence at the UN: Guests from the Stimson Center and the Heritage Asian Studies Center discuss US response to perceived influence within the United Nations, at the Heritage Foundation.

September 16, 2019

(Transcript) - CSIS Event on Terrorism Law: Former officials with the Department of Homeland Security, the National Counterterrorism Center and Department of Justice discuss legal frameworks for prosecuting terrorists at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

September 16, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Presents Medal of Freedom to Mariano Rivera: President Donald Trump speaks at a ceremony for Major League Baseball Hall of Fame pitcher Mariano Rivera.

September 16, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of John Rakolta, Jr., to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary to the United Arab Emirates, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

September 16, 2019

1:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

September 13, 2019

(Transcript) - Pence at House GOP Issues Retreat: Vice President Mike Pence speaks to House Republicans at their annual retreat in Baltimore.

September 13, 2019

(Transcript) - RAND Briefing on Synthetic Opioids: Researchers at the RAND Corporation discuss ways for Congress to combat fentanyl and the opioid crisis.

September 13, 2019

(Transcript) - Perry, Birol on Carbon Emissions: Energy Secretary Rick Perry and International Energy Agency Executive Director Dr. Gatih Birol speak to the press about emissions reductions and energy production.

September 13, 2019

(Transcript) - Pompeo Launches Heroes of US Diplomacy: Assistant Treasury Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea discusses illicit financial support for terrorism by Iran at the Atlantic Council.

September 13, 2019

(Transcript) - Atlantic Council Event on Hezbollah: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and others speak at a launch event for the “Heroes of US Diplomacy” initiative at the State Department.

September 13, 2019

(Transcript) - CSIS Event on Exchange Rates: Representatives from the IMF Research Department, Institute of International Finance and others discuss external adjustments and fiscal policies.

September 13, 2019

(Transcript) - House GOP at Issues Retreat: House Republican Conference Chair Liz Cheney (R-WY), Minority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speak to reporters at an annual retreat in Baltimore.

September 13, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Remarks at House GOP Retreat: President President Trump speaks to the House Republicans gathered for their annual policy retreat in Baltimore.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - Pence at Concerned Women for America: Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the Concerned Women for America 40th Anniversary Celebration in Washington.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - Mnuchin at DealBook DC Strategy Forum: Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin delivers remarks event hosted by the New York Times at the Watergate Hotel.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - Perry Keynote on Energy and Foreign Policy: Energy Secretary Rick Perry speaks at the Veterans in Energy 2019 National Meeting about liquefied natural gas.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - McCarthy Briefing at GOP Retreat: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is joined by Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Doug Collins (R-GA) and Rep-elect Dan Bishop (R-NC) for a news conference at the Baltimore Marriott Waterfront ahead of the annual Republican Issues Conference.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - GPS Innovation Alliance Event on Precision Agriculture: Senator Joni Ernst (R-IA), FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr and others discuss agriculture technology and foreign policy.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Banking on Global Insurance Regulation: Representatives from the Treasury Department, Federal Reserve and National Association of Insurance Commissioners testify about reforms.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Digital Identity: Task Force on Artificial Intelligence hears from data experts at the NYU Steinhardt School, Better Identity Coalition, Turnkey Risk Solutions and SecureKey Technologies.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Armed Services on McCarthy, Barrett Nominations: Nominees Ryan McCarthy to be Secretary of the Army and Barbara Barrett to be Secretary of the Air Force testify.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Appropriations Marks Defense, Energy and Water Spending: Full committee markup on fiscal 2020 appropriations bills under 302(b) subcommittee allocations.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - AEI Event on the Administrative State: Guest participants discuss regulatory litigation in the Federal Circuit at the American enterprise Institute

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - CFR Event on Yemen & Saudi Arabia: Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) discusses US national security interests in a proxy war on the Arabian Peninsula.

September 12, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary Marks Investigative Procedures Resolution: Draft resolution defining additional protocols for hearings related to an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

September 12, 2019

12:00 p.m. - House Democrats on Jobs Guarantee Legislation: Rep. Bonnie Watson Coleman (D-NJ), sponsor of the Federal Jobs Guarantee Development Act, is joined by Reps. Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Bobby Rush (D-IL) and activists with the Our Money Campaign and Sunshine Movement to discuss a jobs bill she introduced.

September 12, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters about the anniversary of 9/11 the day before, defends impeachment work of Democrat-led committees, a special election in North Carolina, concerns with the USMCA trade agreement, and a primary debate that night.

September 12, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Michelle Bowman, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, voting on confirmation of the nominations of Bowman and Jennifer Nordquist, to be U.S. Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; later voting on confirmation of Thomas Feddo, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Investment Security.

September 12, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1146 - Arctic Cultural and Coastal Plain Protection Act (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Huffman / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Young Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Gosar Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Rep. Gosar Amendment #2 (10 minutes) // Special Orders

September 12, 2019

8:00 a.m. - Impeachment Investigative Procedures: House Judiciary Committee

September 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Judiciary on Patent System: Academics from University of Minnesota Law school, Scalia law school, and representatives from InterDigital Holdings, Cisco, and the Computer and Communications Industry Association testify about reforming the patent system.

September 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Appropriations on Sahel Region: The State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee hears from USAID Administrator Mark Green and Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs David Hale.

September 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Brookings Institution Event on Money-Laundering: Rep. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and participants from the Financial Integrity Network, Scalia Law School and others discuss anti-money laundering efforts at the Brookings Institution.

September 11, 2019

(Transcript) - CSIS Event on Africa’s Digital Economy: Guest participants from the US Global Development Lab, Omidyar Network and the World Bank discuss the future of the digital economy on the continent at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

September 11, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Climate Change Impacts: Witnesses from the Emerson collective, American Security Project, California Air Resources Board and Stanford University testify about the effects of climate change on the economy.

September 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Hudson Institute Event on US-Taiwan Relations: Former Taiwanese Defense Minister Michael Tsai and others discuss defense alliance between US and Taiwan at the Hudson Institute.

September 11, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight and Reform on Medical Deferred Action: The Civil Rights and Civil Liberties Subcommittee hears from citizens, pediatricians and representatives from the Irish International Immigrant Center and US Immigration and Customs Enforcement about treatment of critically ill migrant children.

September 11, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Commerce Oversight of TSA: Acting Deputy TSA Administrator Patricia Cogswell testifies about transportation security on the 18th anniversary of 9/11.

September 11, 2019

(Transcript) - House Energy and Commerce on Chemical Facility Security: The Environment and Climate Change Subcommittee hears from witnesses with the Department of Homeland Security, industry, United Steelworkers and American chemistry Council.

September 11, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Private Market Exemptions: Academics from Boston College Law School, Duke University, MIT Sloan School of Management and others testify about barriers to IPOs and retail investment.

September 11, 2019

11:00 a.m. - House Democrats, et al on Deferred Care for Migrant Children: Reps. Mark DeSaulnier (D-CA), Jamie Raskin (D-MD), and Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) are joined by young patients to discuss a perceived administrative policy change affecting critically ill children.

September 11, 2019

10:15 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Vice Chair Katherine Clark (D-MA) speak with reporters about the 9/11 anniversary, confronting gun violence, an impeachment inquiry and public sentiment, and prescription drug pricing.

September 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1941 - Coastal and Marine Economies Protection Act (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Cunningham / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. McClintock Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Gosar Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Rep. Lesko Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Langevin Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Rouda Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Reps. Levin (MI) / Van Drew / Beyer Amendment (10 minutes);  Rep. Gosar Amendment #2 (10 minutes); Rep. Rouda Amendment #2 (10 minutes) // H.R. 205 - Protecting and Securing Florida's Coastline Act of 2019 (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Rooney / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Crist / Buchanan / Hastings / Shalala / Wasserman Schultz Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Barragan Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Gosar Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

September 11, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nominations of Stephen Akard, to be Director of the Office of Foreign Missions, with the rank of Ambassador, Dale Cabaniss, to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management for a term of four years; James Byrne, to be Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs, voting on confirmation of the nominations; and later on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Michelle Bowman, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; Thomas Feddo, to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Investment Security; Jennifer Nordquist, to be U.S. Executive Director of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development; and confirmation of the nominations of  Stephanie L. Haines, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; Ada E. Brown, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas; Steven D. Grimberg, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia; Steven C. Seeger, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; Mary S. McElroy, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Rhode Island; and Stephanie A. Gallagher, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Maryland.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - Durbin on Global Engagement: Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) is interviewed by Georgetown University Journalism Program Director Doyle McManus at the Council on Foreign Relations.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - House Armed Services on Internet Architecture: Witnesses from the Department of Defense, Homeland Security and NTIA testify about securing the nation’s networks.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - House Oversight on PFAS Contamination: The Environment Subcommittee hears from industry representatives about perfluorooctanoic acids and corporate accountability.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - Gun Violence Prevention Task Force Forum: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Chairman Mike Thompson (D-CA) are joined by gun violence survivors, the mayor of Parkland, FL, and a former St. Louis police chief to urge Senate action on background check legislation.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - House Homeland Security on Global Terrorism: Witnesses from New America, the Soufan Center, California State University and the Foundation for the Defense of Democracies testify about global threats.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - House Foreign Affairs on Amazon Issues: The Western Hemisphere, Civilian Security and Trade Subcommittee holds a hearing on preserving the Amazon amid an outbreak of wildfires.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Student Loan Servicing: Experts and comedian Hasan Minhaj testify about student loan debt and holding services accountable.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - House Appropriations on Community Relations Service: The Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Subcommittee hears from the deputy director of the Justice Department’s Community Relations Service.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - Defense Mark on Fiscal 2020 Appropriations: The Senate Appropriations Defense Subcommittee considers its 2020 appropriations bill.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Banking on Housing Finance Reform: HUD Secretary Ben Carson, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Federal Housing Finance Agency Director Mark Calabria testify on how to overall the mortgage system.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - ITI Event on Race for Artificial Intelligence: Representatives from the White House office of Science and Technology Policy, American University, Intel, Microsoft, and others discuss US leadership in artificial intelligence development.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - AEI Event on Health Care: Rep. Bruce Westerman (R-AR) and representatives from the Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity, Kaiser Family Foundation, Brookings Institution and others discuss the Fair Care Act and the 2020 election cycle.

September 10, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump Remarks at 2019 HBCU Conference: President Donald Trump speaks at the 2019 National Historically Black Colleges and Universities Week Conference in Washington.

September 10, 2019

3:00 p.m. - House Democrats, et al on Background Checks Legislation: Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) is joined by Reps. Peter King (R-NY), Lucy McBath (D-GA), Brian Fitazpatrick (R-PA), the mayors of Dayton, OH, and Baltimore, MD, and family members of loved ones lost to violence and suicide to push for Senate action on H.R. 8 - Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019.

September 10, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders discuss the urgency of considering a House-passed firearms background checks bill, attacking the GOP and President Trump for delay.

September 10, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about the fall agenda, challenges on the Appropriations Committee, and Democrats' push to enact firearms legislation.

September 10, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Republican Conference leaders speak to reporters about action during the August recess, the fall agenda including impeachment inquiry  and USMCA, gun violence and special elections.

September 10, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (5): H.R. 2852 - Homebuyer Assistance Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Sherman / Financial Services) // H.R. 3620 - Strategy and Investment in Rural Housing Preservation Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Clay / Financial Services) // H.R. 1690 - Safe Housing for Families Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Garcia (IL) / Financial Services) // H.R. 281 - Ensuring Diverse Leadership Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Beatty / Financial Services) // H.R. 241 - Bank Service Company Examination Act (Rep. Williams / Financial Services) // Special Orders

September 10, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Kelly Craft, to be Representative of the United States of America to the sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations, voting on confirmation of the nomination, and on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Stephen Akard, to be Director of the Office of Foreign Missions, with the rank of Ambassador, Dale Cabaniss, to be Director of the Office of Personnel Management for a term of four years; James Byrne, to be Deputy Secretary of Veterans Affairs, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nominations.

September 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump, Pence at MAGA Rally: President Donald Trump is joined by Vice President Mike Pence at a campaign rally for candidate Dan Bishop at the Crown Complex in Fayetteville, NC.

September 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Mnuchin Driveway Press Exchange: Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks to reporters on the White House driveway.

September 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Pence at GOTV Rally: Vice President Mike Pence delivers remarks at the George Batte Fine Arts Center in Wingate, NC.

September 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Democrats on Gun Violence Legislation: Members of the House and Senate urge legislative action on the House-passed Bipartisan Background Checks Act.

September 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Azar Remarks at Cancer Action Network Conference: HHS Secretary Alex Azar delivers the keynote address at an American Cancer Society event in Washington.

September 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump, Barr at Medal of Valor and Heroic Commendation: President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr speak at a ceremony to recognize heroes of mass shootings in El Paso and Dayton at the White House East Room.

September 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Woodrow Wilson Event on Trade, Defense Policy: Representatives from the Center for a new American security, the Chicago Council on Global affairs, and others discuss US foreign policy, threats from China, Iran and Russia, and responding to emigration and climate change.

September 9, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Homeland Security on 9/11 Anniversary: Former secretaries of Homeland Security Michael Chertoff, Janet Napolitano and Jeh Johnson testify at a field hearing in New York.

September 9, 2019

3:00 p.m. - Democrats on Gun Violence Legislation: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is joined by Senators Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and Reps. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) to urge Senate action on the House-passed Bipartisan Background Checks Act.

September 9, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Kelly Craft, to be Representative of the United States of America to the sessions of the General Assembly of the United Nations, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

September 9, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (4): H.R. 2114 - Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2019 (Rep. Rush / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1760 - Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act (Rep. Flores / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1768 - Diesel Emissions Reduction Act of 2019 (Rep. Matsui / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1420 - Energy Efficient Government Technology Act (Rep. Eshoo / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

September 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Powell on Monetary Policy: Federal Reserve Board Chairman Jerome Powell discusses the economic outlook at the Zurich Swiss Institute of International Studies.

September 6, 2019

(Transcript) - House Judiciary on Border Security: A House Judiciary Subcommittee Holds the Field Hearing on the Trump Administration’s Border Policies.

September 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Pompeo Delivers Landon Lecture: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo delivers the 190th annual Landon Lecture and takes questions at Kansas State University.

September 6, 2019

(Transcript) - AEI Event on Section 230 Liability: Guest panelists discuss social media and a provision of the 1996 Communications Decency Act at the American Enterprise Institute.

September 6, 2019

(Transcript) - Esper on Global Security Challenges: Defense Secretary Mark Esper delivers remarks and takes questions at the Royal United Services Institute.

September 6, 2019

11:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

September 6, 2019

8:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

September 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Dunford Appearance at CFR: Joint Chiefs of Staff Chairman Gen. Joseph Dunford is interviewed at the Council on Foreign Relations.

September 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Delaney Appearance at CFR: Former Rep. John Delaney (D-MD) is interviewed at the Council on Foreign Relations.

September 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Presidential Medal of Freedom Ceremony for Jerry West: President Donald Trump presents the Presidential Medal of Freedom to former NBA player and executive Jerry West in the Oval Office.

September 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Hudson Institute Event on Cybersecurity: Guest panelists discuss national defense and cybersecurity in Asia at the Hudson Institute

September 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Commerce on Rural Broadband: A Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation subcommittee holds a field hearing on the status of rural broadband installation.

September 5, 2019

(Transcript) - Pence Appearance with UK Prime Minister: Vice President Mike Pence holds a media availability with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson in London during a trip to Europe.

September 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Pence Appearance with Icelandic Prime Minister: Vice President Mike Pence holds a media availability with Icelandic Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir in Reykjavík during a trip to Europe.

September 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Trump, et al on Opioid Response Grants: President Donald Trump, HHS Secretary Alex Azar and others discuss federal grant making to states to combat the opioid drug epidemic.

September 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Pence Remarks at NATO Briefing: Vice President Mike Pence holds a media availability prior to a bilateral meeting with Icelandic Prime Minister Katrin Jakobsdottir.

September 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Chatterjee on Energy Issues: Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Chairman Neil Chatterjee discusses his work at Resources for the Future.

September 4, 2019

(Transcript) - House Financial Services on Home Ownership: A House Financial Services subcommittee holds a field hearing on discrimination in the home loan mortgage market.

September 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Hook Briefing on Iran: State Department Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook speaks with reporters about recent tensions with Iran after US withdrawal from the JCPOA.

September 4, 2019

(Transcript) - China Commission on US-China Relations: The US-China Economic and Security Review Commission holds a hearing on trade and military relations amid domestic tension in Hong Kong.

September 4, 2019

(Transcript) - Background Briefing on Opioid Response Grants: Senior Trump administration officials brief reporters on a teleconference prior to an announcement on federal grant making to states to combat the opioid drug epidemic.

September 3, 2019

(Transcript) - Senate Banking on Human Trafficking: The Senate Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs Committee holds a field hearing on the financial system and human trafficking.

September 3, 2019

(Transcript) - Cruz on Foreign Policy: Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) discusses partisan foreign policy perspectives at the Hudson Institute.

September 3, 2019

(Transcript) - Pence Appearance with Irish Prime Minister: Vice President Mike Pence holds a media availability with Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar in Dublin during a trip to Europe.

September 3, 2019

1:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

September 3, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 30, 2019

5:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 30, 2019

12:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 27, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 27, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 23, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 23, 2019

9:15 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 20, 2019

1:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 20, 2019

9:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 16, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 16, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 13, 2019

12:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 13, 2019

11:30 a.m. - House Democrats on Gun Violence Legislation: House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) is joined by Reps. Donald Payne (D-NJ), Debbie Dingell (D-MI), Anthony Brown (D-MD) and others to call for Senate action on H.R. 8 - Bipartisan Background Checks Act after mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.

August 13, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 9, 2019

11:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 9, 2019

9:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 6, 2019

3:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 6, 2019

9:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 2, 2019

1:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 2, 2019

11:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 1, 2019

1:45 p.m. - Schumer on Legislative Record: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) speaks to reporters about the legislative record to date of the 115th Congress, health care, efforts at election security and immigration reform, Rep. John Ratcliffe (R-TX) nomination to be Director of National Intelligence, and legislating to lower prescription drug prices.

August 1, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 3877, Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the bill, if invoked, then proceeding to up to two hours of debate prior to a vote on final passage of the bill.

July 31, 2019

12:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats on Pre-Existing Conditions: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is joined by Senators Mark Warner (D-VA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Patty Murray (D-WA), Ben Cardin (D-MD) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) to discuss litigation and a Trump administration waiver proposal challenging pre-existing condition protections in the Affordable Care Act, and countering efforts to re-institute 'junk' insurance plans with a disapproval resolution.

July 31, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Mark T. Pittman, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, voting on confirmation of the Pittman and confirmation of the nominations of Jeffrey Vincent Brown, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas; Brantley Starr, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas; Stephanie L. Haines, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; Ada E. Brown, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas; Steven D. Grimberg, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia; Jason K. Pulliam, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas; Martha Maria Pacold, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; Steven C. Seeger, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; William Shaw Stickman IV, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; and Kelly Craft, to be the Representative to the United Nations with the rank and status of Ambassador, and the Representative of the U.S. of America in the Security Council of the United Nations.

July 30, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about the status of election security bills, the Affordable Care Act, and a nominee for Director of National Intelligence.

July 30, 2019

2:00 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about confirming nominees, considering a debt ceiling increase combined with a two-year budget deal, an infrastructure bill reported out of committee, the USMCA trade agreement and election security measures offered.

July 30, 2019

11:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

July 30, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nominations of Michael T. Liburdi, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Arizona and Peter D. Welte, to be a Judge for the District of North Dakota, voting on confirmation of the nominations; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of James Wesley Hendrix, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Hendrix nomination, recessing until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later voting on confirmation of the nomination of Sean D. Jordan, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas; and on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Mark T. Pittman, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas; Jeffrey Vincent Brown, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas; Brantley Starr, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas; Stephanie L. Haines, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; Ada E. Brown, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas; Steven D. Grimberg, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia; Jason K. Pulliam, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas; Martha Maria Pacold, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; Steven C. Seeger, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Illinois; William Shaw Stickman IV, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; and Kelly Craft, to be the Representative to the United Nations with the rank and status of Ambassador, and the Representative of the U.S. of America in the Security Council of the United Nations.

July 29, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to consideration veto messages accompanying S.J.Res. 36 - A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed transfer to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, and the Italian Republic of certain defense articles and services; S.J.Res 37 - A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed export to the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Republic of France of certain defense articles and services; and S.J.Res. 38 - A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed export to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of certain defense articles and services, voting on passage of the joint resolutions, the objections of the President of the United States to the contrary notwithstanding; and on motions to invoke cloture on the nomination of Michael T. Liburdi, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Arizona; and on the nomination of Peter D. Welte, to be a Judge for the District of North Dakota; when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Liburdi nomination.

July 26, 2019

12:00 p.m. - Nadler, et al After Mueller Testimony: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Committee Democrats discuss next steps after public hearings with former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, including pursuit of grand jury materials and possible subpoena issuances for additional witnesses.

July 26, 2019

11:00 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about 200 days in the majority, next steps after public testimony by former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, the economy and tension within her caucus.

July 26, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

July 25, 2019

11:45 a.m. - Energy Production & Carbon Capture: The Carbon Utilization Council, the Global CCS Institute, and the Carbon Capture Coalition, hold a briefing on "The Environmental and Economic Benefits of Carbon Capture" with Senators Tina Smith (D-MN), Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) and Brian Schatz (D-HI).

July 25, 2019

11:30 a.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) reacts to Democrats' claimed legislative achievements, Progressives' influence on the party and against President Trump, a budget deal and the announced retirement of a member.

July 25, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 3877 - Bipartisan Budget Act of 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Yarmuth / Budget) // H.R. 549 - Venezuela TPS Act of 2019, as amended (Closed Rule, 30 Minutes of Debate) (Rep. Soto / Judiciary) // Suspensions (4): H.R. 3352 - Department of State Authorization Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3525 - U.S. Border Patrol Medical Screening Standards Act, as amended (Rep. Underwood / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3670 - Short-Term Detention Standards Act, as amended (Rep. Slotkin / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2336 - Family Farmer Relief Act of 2019 (Rep. Delgado / Judiciary) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 693 - PAST Act, as amended (Rep. Schrader / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

July 25, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, thereafter proceeding to Executive Session to consider the nomination of General Mark A. Milley, to be Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

July 24, 2019

6:15 p.m. - House GOP After Mueller Testimony: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is joined by Reps. Doug Collins (R-GA), Devin Nunes (R-CA) and Jim Jordan (R-OH) to discuss the testimony of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller after back-to-back public hearings before their committees.

July 24, 2019

5:45 p.m. - House Democrats After Mueller Testimony: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) to discuss the testimony of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller after back-to-back public hearings before their committees.

July 24, 2019

12:45 p.m. - Mueller on Special Counsel Report: House Select Committee on Intelligence

July 24, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is joined by House Republican Conference leaders, Reps. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) and David Kustoff (R-TN) discuss legislation passed opposing the BDS divestment movement, a negotiated budget deal, and testimony of former Special Counsel Robert Mueller.

July 24, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (15): H.R. 3409 - Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. DeFazio / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 1984 - DISASTER ACT (Rep. Peters / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 3245 - Restore Harmony Way Bridge Act (Rep. Bucshon / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 1307 - Post-Disaster Assistance Online Accountability Act (Rep. Meadows / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 3352 - Department of State Authorization Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) //  H.R. 3375 - Stopping Bad Robocalls Act (Rep. Pallone / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2035 - Lifespan Respite Care Reauthorization Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Langevin / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 776 - Emergency Medical Services for Children Program Reauthorization Act of 2019 (Rep. King (NY) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1058 - Autism CARES Act of 2019 (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2507 - Newborn Screening Saves Lives Reauthorization Act of 2019 (Rep. Roybal-Allard / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 693 - PAST Act (Rep. Schrader / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 3299 - PRIDE Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Chu / Ways and Means) // H.R. 1365 - To make technical corrections to the Guam World War II Loyalty Recognition Act, as amended (Rep. Nicolas / Natural Resources) // H.R. 434 - Emancipation National Historic Trail Study Act (Rep. Jackson Lee / Natural Resources) // H.R. 759 - Ysleta del Pueblo and Alabama-Coushatta Tribes of Texas Equal and Fair Opportunity Settlement Act, as amended (Rep. Babin / Natural Resources) // H.R. 397 - Rehabilitation for Multiemployer Pensions Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Neal / Ways and Means Committee / Education and Labor) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Rep. Phil Roe Amendment (10 minutes) // H.R. 3239 - Humanitarian Standards for Individuals in Customs and Border Protection Custody Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Raul Ruiz / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Kuster / Moore / Cisneros Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Reps. Kuster / Moore / Cisneros Amendment #2 (10 minutes) // Special Orders

July 24, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Stephen M. Dickson, to be Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, voting on confirmation of the Dickson nomination; and on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Wendy Williams Berger, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; and Brian C. Buescher, to be U.S. District Judge of Nebraska, when invoked, proceeding to debate prior to votes on confirmation of the nominations.

July 24, 2019

8:30 a.m. - Mueller on Special Counsel Report: House Judiciary Committee

July 23, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about the debt ceiling and a negotiated budget deal, features of the legislation for health care and domestic spending, and renewing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.

July 23, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about the debt ceiling and a negotiated budget deal, regulatory relief by the Trump administration, confirming Defense Secretary Mark Esper, a humanitarian crisis at the southern border, and renewing the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.

July 23, 2019

12:30 p.m. - Democrats on Election Security: Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) is joined by Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Amy Klobuchar (D-MN), Ben Cardin (D-MD), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) to discuss measures introduced to combat interference in U.S. elections.

July 23, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (23): H.R. 36 - Combating Sexual Harassment in Science Act of 2019 (Rep. Johnson (TX) / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 3196 - Vera C. Rubin Observation Designation Act, as amended (Rep. Johnson (TX) / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 34 - Energy and Water Research Integration Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Johnson (TX) / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 1665 - Building Blocks of STEM Act (Rep. Stevens / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 2397 - American Manufacturing Leadership Act, as amended (Rep. Stevens / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 3153 - EFFORT Act (Rep. Wexton / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 617 - Department of Energy and Veterans’ Health Initiative Act, as amended (Rep. Norman / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.Res. 246 - Opposing efforts to delegitimize the State of Israel and the Global Boycott, Divestment, and Sanctions Movement targeting Israel, as amended (Rep. Schneider / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1837 - United States-Israel Cooperation Enhancement and Regional Security Act, as amended (Rep. Deutch / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1850 - Palestinian International Terrorism Support Prevent Act of 2019 (Rep. Mast / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 358 - Calling on the Government of Cameroon and armed groups to respect the human rights of all Cameroonian citizens, to end all the violence, and to pursue a broad-based dialogue without preconditions to resolve the conflict in the Northwest and Southwest regions (Rep. Bass / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2943 - Providing Benefits Information in Spanish and Tagalog for Veterans and Families Act, as amended (Rep. Cisneros / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2942 - HEALTH Act (Rep. Cisneros / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3504 - Ryan Kules Specially Adaptive Housing Improvement Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Bilirakis / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 549 - Venezuela TPS Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Soto / Judiciary) // H.R. 2938 - HAVEN Act (Rep. McBath / Judiciary) // H.R. 3304 - National Guard and Reservists Debt Relief Extension Act of 2019 (Rep. Cohen / Judiciary) // H.R. 3311 - Small Business Reorganizing Act of 2019 (Rep. Cline / Judiciary) // S. 504 - LEGION Act (Sen. Sinema / Judiciary) // H.R. 3409 - Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. DeFazio / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 1984 - DISASTER ACT (Rep. Peters / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 3245 - Restore Harmony Way Bridge Act (Rep. Bucshon / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 1307 - Post-Disaster Assistance Online Accountability Act (Rep. Meadows / Transportation and Infrastructure) // Special Orders

July 23, 2019

10:00 a.m. - FBI Oversight: Senate Judiciary Committee

July 23, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to consideration of H.R. 1327 - Never Forgot the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, as amended, then resuming Executive Session to vote on confirmation of the nomination of Mark T. Esper, to be Secretary of Defense; and the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Stephen M. Dickson, to be Administrator of the Federal Aviation Administration, recessing until 2:00 p.m., then voting on adoption of the Lee Amendment #928 (60 vote threshold); Paul Amendment #929 (60 vote threshold); and passage of the bill, as amended, if amended.

July 22, 2019

4:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

July 22, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Mark T. Esper, to be Secretary of Defense, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate, post-cloture.

July 19, 2019

9:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

July 18, 2019

12:00 p.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to reporters about race concerns which dominated the week, the debt ceiling, views of Facebook Libra and blockchain, digital privacy, decorum and fairness in the House.

July 18, 2019

12:30 p.m. - Cybersecurity and Defense Issues: Senator Mark Warner's (D-VA) Senior Fellow for Cyber Security and Technology Leisel Bogan with the Senate Cyber Security Caucus, Adam Meyers with CrowdStrike, John Visneski with Pokemon International and Christopher Kelly of U.S. Cyber Command discuss cybersecurity concerns of the private sector, Congress and the Defense Department.

July 18, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nominations of Clifton L. Corker, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee; Lynda Blanchard, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Slovenia;  and Donald R. Tapia, to be Ambassador to Jamaica, voting on confirmation of the nominations.

July 18, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 582 - Raise the Wage Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Scott (VA) / Education and Labor) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Reps. O'Halleran / Murphy / Cox / Cuellar Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

July 17, 2019

3:00 p.m. - Gillibrand, Gardner, Schumer on 9/11 VCF Reauthorization: Senators Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) and Cory Gardner (R-CO) are joined by Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) to call for an up-or-down vote on a House-passed bill to permanently reauthorize the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund after an objection on the floor was issued by Senator Rand Paul (R-KY).

July 17, 2019

1:00 p.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) addresses the death of late Justice John Paul Stevens and addresses legislation to increase the minimum wage, an impeachment attempt against President Trump, the statutory debt ceiling, and a confrontation with Trump over his immigration stance.

July 17, 2019

12:30 p.m. - Bipartisan Senators on Energy Efficiency: Senators Rob Portman (R-OH), Susan Collins (R-ME), Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) and others discuss introduction of bipartisan energy efficiency legislation.

July 17, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // S.J.Res. 36 - A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed transfer to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, and the Italian Republic of certain defense articles and services (Closed Rule, 20 Minutes of Debate) (Sen. Menendez / Foreign Affairs) // S.J.Res 37 - A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed export to the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Republic of France of certain defense articles and services (Sen. Menendez / Foreign Affairs) // S.J.Res. 38 - A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval of the proposed export to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of certain defense articles and services (Closed Rule, 20 Minutes of Debate) (Sen. Menendez / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 497 - Resolution Recommending that the House of Representatives find William P. Barr, Attorney General of the United States, and Wilbur L. Ross, Jr., Secretary of Commerce, in Contempt of Congress for Refusal to Comply with Subpoenas Duly Issued by the Committee on Oversight and Reform (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Cummings / Oversight and Reform) // Suspensions (8): H.R. 1847 - Inspector General Protection Act, as amended (Rep. Lieu / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 736 - Access to Congressionally Mandated Reports Act, as amended (Rep. Quigley / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1250 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 11158 Highway 146 North in Hardin, Texas, as the “Lucas Lowe Memorial Post Office,” as amended (Rep. Brian Babin / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1526 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 200 Israel Road Southeast in Tumwater, Washington, as the “Eva G. Hewitt Post Office” (Rep. Heck / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1844 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 66 Grove Court in Elgin, Illinois, as the “Corporal Alex Martinez Memorial Post Office Building” (Rep. Krishnamoorthi / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 3305 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2509 George Mason Drive in Virginia Beach, Virginia, as the “Ryan Keith Cox Post Office Building” (Rep. Luria / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 2325 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Calle Alondra in San Juan, Puerto Rice, as the “65th Infantry Regiment Post Office Building” (Rep. Jenniffer Gonzalez-Colon / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 748 - Middle Class Health Benefits Tax Repeal Act of 2019 (Rep. Courtney / Ways and Means) // Complete Consideration of H.R. 3494 - Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Schiff / Permanent Select Intelligence) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Chabot Amendment; Rep. Kennedy Amendment // Special Orders

July 17, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of resolutions of ratification for Treaty Doc. No. 112-1, Protocol Amending Tax Convention with the Swiss Confederation; Treaty Doc. 114-1, Protocol Amending the Tax Convention with Japan; and Treaty Doc. 111-8, Protocol Amending Tax Convention with Luxembourg, voting on the resolutions; and later on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Clifton L. Corker, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Tennessee; Lynda Blanchard, to be Ambassador to the Republic of Slovenia;  and Donald R. Tapia, to be Ambassador to Jamaica, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Corker nomination, post-cloture.

July 16, 2019

3:45 p.m. - House Democrats on Race Issues: Reps. Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) is joined by House Democrats to discuss H.Res. 489 - Condemning President Trump’s racist comments directed at Members of Congress.

July 16, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about proposed climate change legislation, the Trump administration's and Senate Republicans' "climate denial," confrontations and policy differences between 'Squad' Democrats and President Trump, and the 2020 primary.

July 16, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about a confrontation over race and policy between the Trump administration and Democrats over immigrant enforcement, economic growth and tax treaties before the Senate, health care litigation and race issues.

July 16, 2019

10:15 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Vice Chair Katherine Clark (D-MA) and others speak to reporters about confrontations and policy differences between 'Squad' Democrats and President Trump, considering the Raise the Wage Act, and race concerns of members.

July 16, 2019

10:15 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Republican Conference leaders discuss confrontations and policy differences with 'Squad' Democrats, the forthcoming Raise the Wage Act, immigrant family separation, economic growth since the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, budget caps and the debt ceiling, and dealing with race concerns of members.

July 16, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.Res. 489 - Condemning President Trump’s racist comments directed at Members of Congress (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Malinowski / Judiciary) // H.R. 3494 - Damon Paul Nelson and Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate, and makes in order the following amendments. A list of the 31 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

July 16, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Peter Joseph Phipps, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting on confirmation of the Phipps nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on  Treaty Doc. No. 113-4, The Protocol Amending the Tax Convention with Spain, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the treaty, post-cloture, voting on amendments and adoption of the resolution of ratification.

July 15, 2019

5:00 p.m. - Freshmen Democrats on Race Issues: Reps. Ayanna Pressley (D-MA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) discuss exchanges between themselves and President Trump, immigrant family separation policy and reiterating calls for his impeachment.

July 15, 2019

4:00 p.m. - Jayapal, et al on Domestic Workers’ Bill of Rights: Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) is joined by Joaquin Castro (D-TX) and others to discuss introduction of the National Domestic Workers' Bill of Rights.

July 15, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (14): H.R. 2615 - United States-Northern Triangle Enhancement Engagement Act, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2744 - USAID Branding Modernization Act (Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 441 - Condemning the attack on the AMA Jewish Community Center in Buenos Aires, Argentina, in July 1994 and expressing the concern of the United States regarding the continuing, 25-year-long delay in the resolution of this case and encouraging accountability for the attack (Rep. Deutch / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 432 - Condemning the attacks on peaceful protesters and supporting an immediate peaceful transition to a civilian-led democratic government in Sudan (Rep. Kildee / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 345 - Recognizing widening threats to freedoms of the press and expression around the world, reaffirming the centrality of a free and independent press to the health of democracy, and reaffirming freedom of the press as a priority of the United States in promoting democracy, human rights, and good governance on World Press Freedom Day (Rep. Schiff / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2037 - Saudi Arabia Human Rights and Accountability Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Malinowski / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 129 - Condemning the Government of Saudi Arabia’s continued detention and alleged abuse of woman’s rights activists, as amended (Rep. Frankel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 97 - RAWR Act (Rep. Buchanan / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 526 - Cambodia Democracy Act, as amended (Rep. Yoho / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 277 - ASCEND Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Velázquez / Small Business) // H.R. 2142 - To amend the Small Business Act to require the Small Business and Agriculture Regulatory Enforcement Ombudsman to create a centralized website for compliance guides, and for other purposes (Rep. Delgado / Small Business) // H.R. 2331 - SBA Cyber Awareness Act (Rep. Crow / Small Business) // H.R. 1649 - Small Business Development Center Cyber Training Act of 2019 (Rep. Chabot / Small Business) // H.R. 2345 - Clarifying the Small Business Runway Extension Act (Rep. Stauber / Small Business) // Special Orders

July 15, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Peter Joseph Phipps, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination, post-cloture.

July 12, 2019

10:30 a.m. - House GOP on NDAA: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Republican Conference leaders and members of the Armed Services Committee express concerns about with the defense authorization ahead of a passage vote on the bill.

July 12, 2019

9:45 a.m. - Hispanic Caucus on ICE Raids: Members of the Congressional Hispanic Caucus inform the undocumented community of rights ahead of anticipated actions by Immigration and Customs Enforcement, discuss an executive order regarding citizenship counts apart from the 2020 census, the Trump administration and the President's cabinet.

July 12, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 2500 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Smith (WA) / Armed Services) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Lee (CA) Amendment #1; Rep. Amash Amendment; Rep. Tipton Amendment; Rep. Turner Amendment; Rep. Khanna Amendment; Rep. Lee (CA) Amendment #2; Rep. Lee (CA) Amendment #3; Rep. Garcia (TX) Amendment;  Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Amendment #1; Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Amendment #2 // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments: The Rule makes in order the following 441 amendments, found here. // Suspension: H.R. 1327 - Never Forgot the Heroes: James Zadroga, Ray Pfeifer, and Luis Alvarez Permanent Authorization of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund Act, as amended ( Rep. Carolyn Maloney / Judiciary) // Special Orders

July 11, 2019

11:30 a.m. - Senate Democrats on Immigrant Mistreatment: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is joined by Senators Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Patty Murray (D-WA), Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Mazie Hirono (D-HI) to introduce legislation to address a humanitarian crisis southern border.

July 11, 2019

11:45 a.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to reporters about legislative process on the defense authorization, treatment and legal processes regarding undocumented migrants at the southern border, the census, trade and budget talks.

July 11, 2019

11:00 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters about the defense authorization, a humanitarian crisis at the southern border and forthcoming enforcement actions by the Trump administration, and ongoing litigation challenging the Affordable Care Act.

July 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Continue Consideration of H.R. 2500 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Smith (WA) / Armed Services) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Smith (WA) Amendment #1; Rep. Speier Amendment #1; Rep. Speier Amendment #2; Rep. Brindisi Amendment; Rep. Torres Amendment;  Rep. Connolly Amendment; Rep. Shalala Amendment;  Rep. Omar Amendment;  Rep. Smith (WA) Amendment #2; The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments, found here. // Special Orders

July 11, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Robert L. King, to be Assistant Secretary for Postsecondary Education, Department of Education, post-cloture, later voting on confirmation of the King nomination; the nomination of John P. Pallasch, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Peter C. Wright, to be Assistant Administrator, Office of Solid Waste, Environmental Protection Agency, when invoked on the Wright nomination proceeding to post-cloture debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Wright nomination.

July 10, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Republican Conference leaders are joined by Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX) to speak with reporters about the defense authorization, Labor Secretary Alex Acosta, trade and special elections.

July 10, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions: H.R. 1044 - Fairness for High-Skilled Immigrants Act of 2019 (Rep. Lofgren / Judiciary) // H.R. 1569 - To amend title 28, United States Code, to add Flagstaff and Yuma to the list of locations in which court shall be held in the judicial district for the State of Arizona (Rep. O'Halleran / Judiciary) // S. 998 - Supporting and Treating Officers in Crisis Act of 2019 (Sen. Hawley / Judiciary) // S. 744 - Effective Prosecution of Possession of Biological Toxins and Agents Act of 2019 (Sen. Grassley / Judiciary) // H.R. 677 - 21st Century President Act (Rep. Pocan / Judiciary) // Begin Consideration of H.R. 2500 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Smith (WA) / Armed Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: A list of the 439 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

July 10, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of T. Kent Wetherell II, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Florida, voting on confirmation of the nominations of Wetherell; J. Nicholas Ranjan, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; Damon Ray Leichty, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana; and later on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Robert L. King, to be Assistant Secretary  of Education for Postsecondary Education; and John P. Pallasch, to be an Assistant Secretary of Labor, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the King nomination.

July 9, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about litigation challenging the Affordable Care Act, nominations and addressing asylum claims with immigration reform.

July 9, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about judicial nominations, economic growth and opportunities zones, the USMCA trade agreement, addressing the national debt, handling a vacancy for Defense Secretary, and 2020 races for the Senate.

July 9, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (7): H.R. 1988 - Protect Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act, as amended (Rep. David Scott / Financial Services Committee) // H.R. 2515 - Whistleblower Protection Reform Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Al Green / Financial Services) // H.R. 2162 - Housing Financial Literacy Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Beatty / Financial Services) // H.Res. 456 - Emphasizing the importance of grassroots investor protection and the investor education missions of State and Federal securities regulators, calling on the Securities and Exchange Commission to collaborate with State securities regulators in the protection of investors, and for other purposes (Rep. Pressley / Financial Services) // H.R. 2919 - Improving Investment Research for Small and Emerging Issuers Act (Rep. Huizenga / Financial Services) // H.R. 3050 - Expanding Investment in Small Business Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Steil / Financial Services) // H.R. 2409 - Expanding Access to Capital for Rural Job Creators (Rep. Axne / Financial Services) // Special Orders

July 9, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Daniel Aaron Bress, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later voting on confirmation of the Bress nomination; and motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of T. Kent Wetherell II, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Florida; Damon Ray Leichty, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana; and J. Nicholas Ranjan, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nominations, post-cloture.

July 8, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Daniel Aaron Bress, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate, post-cloture.

July 5, 2019

11:45 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

July 5, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

July 2, 2019

4:45 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

July 2, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

June 28, 2019

3:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

June 28, 2019

5:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate completes consideration of S. 1790, National Defense Authorization Act, voting on adoption of Udall amendment #883 (prohibiting unauthorized action against Iran), subject to a 60 vote affirmative threshold.

June 27, 2019

2:45 p.m. - McConnell on Legislative Action: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks with reporters about passage of the Defense Authorization, emergency supplement appropriations regarding the southern border, confirming nominees, a Supreme Court decision regarding partisan state gerrymander and filling vacancies, budget talks for fiscal 2020, presidential politics during primary season and tensions with Iran.

June 27, 2019

11:45 a.m. - House Democrats on Election Security: House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY) is joined by Reps. Gerry Connolly (D-VA), Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Steve Cohen (D-TN) to discuss passage of the SAFE Act, legislation intended to improve election security and stave off interference in the 2020 election.

June 27, 2019

11:30 a.m. - Senators Introduce BRINK Act: Senators Chris Van Hollen (D-MD), Pat Toomey (R-PA), Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and Rob Portman (R-OH) discuss a sanctions bill aimed at North Korea named for abused, late prisoner Otto Warmbier.

June 27, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about caring for undocumented children in a humanitarian crisis at the southern border, election security legislation and concerns about the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement.

June 27, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 1790, National Defense Authorization Act, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the Inhofe amendment #764, as modified (substitute amendment); and, if invoked, on Romney amendment #861 (use of funds to defend U.S.); and later on adoption of the substitute; and on passage of the bill as amended.

June 27, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 2722 - Securing America’s Federal Elections Act, Rule Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Lofgren / House Administration) // Senate Amendment to H.R. 3401 - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019 (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // Special Orders

June 26, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 3351 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2020 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Quigley / Appropriations) //  The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments: A list of the 46 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

June 26, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 1790, National Defense Authorization Act, recessing from 12:30 p.m. for 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, the motion to invoke cloture on the Inhofe amendment #764, as modified (substitute amendment); McConnell for Romney amendment #861 (use of funds to defend U.S.); McConnell amendment #862 to #861; McConnell amendment #863; McConnell amendment #864 to #863; McConnell motion to recommit with amendment #865; amendment #866 to #865; and amendment #867, voting on the motion.

June 25, 2019

3:30 p.m. - House Democrats on National Service: Rep. Joe Kennedy (D-RI) is joined by Reps. Seth Moulton (D-MA), John Larson (D-CT), Donna Shalala (D-FL) and Katie Hill (D-CA) to discuss introducing ACTION for National Service.

June 25, 2019

2:45 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about the Trump administration's policy towards Iran, amending the defense authorization, and addressing a humanitarian crisis at the southern border.

June 25, 2019

2:30 p.m. - House Democrats Create No War in Iran Caucus: Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) is joined by Reps. Barbara Lee (D-CA), Maxine Waters (D-CA), Jim McGovern (D-MA), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX), Peter Welch (D-VT), Ro Khanna (D-CA), Gwen Moore (D-WI) and Ilhan Omar (D-MN) to oppose conflict with Iran amid heightened tensions between Tehran and the United States.

June 25, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about addressing a humanitarian crisis at the southern border, the defense authorization and a new Acting Defense Secretary, renewed tensions with Iran and health care for 9/11 first responders.

June 25, 2019

12:00 p.m. - House Democrats, et al on USMCA: Rep Rosa DeLauro (D-CT) and others are joined by AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka and others to discuss pharmaceutical and labor provisions in the US-Mexico Canada trade agreement.

June 25, 2019

1:00 p.m. - House Democrats on Voting Rights: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) joins Rep. Terri Sewell (D-AL), John Lewis (D-GA) and others to discuss voting rights six years after the Supreme Court struck down the Section 5 preclearance of the Voting Rights Act in Shelby County v. Holder.

June 25, 2019

10:30 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) is joined by Vice Chair Katherine Clark (D-MA) and Rep. Veronica Escobar (D-TX) to discuss addressing a humanitarian crisis at the southern border.

June 25, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Republican Conference leaders speak to reporters about addressing a humanitarian crisis at the southern border, the defense authorization, immigration and the asylum system.

June 25, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 3351 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2020 (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Quigley / Appropriations) // Complete Consideration of H.R. 3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Serrano / Appropriations) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Banks Amendment; Rep. Jayapal Amendment // H.R. 3401 - Emergency Supplemental Appropriations for Humanitarian Assistance and Security at the Southern Border Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // Special Orders

June 25, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 1790, National Defense Authorization Act, recessing from 12:30 p.m. for 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, the motion to invoke cloture on the Inhofe amendment #764, as modified (substitute amendment); McConnell for Romney amendment #861 (use of funds to defend U.S.); McConnell amendment #862 to #861; McConnell amendment #863; McConnell amendment #864 to #863; McConnell motion to recommit with amendment #865; amendment #866 to #865; and amendment #867 to #866 pending.

June 24, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1790, National Defense Authorization Act, post-cloture, voting on the motion.

June 24, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (2): H.R. 2109 - BRAVE Act (Rep. Rice (NY) / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2196 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to reduce the credit hour requirement for the Edith Nourse Rogers STEM Scholarship program of the Department of Veterans Affairs (Rep. Barr / Veterans Affairs) // Continue Consideration of H.R. 3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Serrano / Appropriations) // The Rule makes in order the following amendments: A list of the 290 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

June 24, 2019

11:00 a.m. - Sanders, et al on Student Loan Debt: Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is joined by Reps. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Ilhan Omar (D-MN), Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) and others to discuss legislation forgiving all college student loan debt in America.

June 21, 2019

9:15 a.m. - House Democrats on Election Security: Members of the Blue Dog Coalition introduce legislation to secure elections, expressing concerns about state database hacking, propagated misinformation, voting integrity, online political advertising, interference by Russian and other foreign governments.

June 21, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. // One Minutes // Continue Consideration of H.R. 3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Serrano / Appropriations) // The Rule makes in order the following amendments: A list of the 290 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

June 20, 2019

12:00 p.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to reporters about the Mexican Senate's ratification of the USMCA trade agreement, Congress' cooperation with the Trump administration, tensions with Iran, and the appropriations process.

June 20, 2019

10:30 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters about appropriations and election security legislation, tensions with Iran since US withdrawal from the JCPOA nuclear agreement, addressing race on the campaign trail, negotiating the budget and the debt ceiling with the Trump administration.

June 20, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S.J.Res. 27, Disapproval of a proposed transfer to the United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Australia; S.J.Res. 28, Disapproval of a proposed foreign military sale to the United Arab Emirates; S.J.Res. 29, Disapproval of a proposed foreign military sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; S.J.Res. 30, Disapproval of a proposed foreign military sale to the United Arab Emirates; S.J.Res. 31, Disapproval of a  proposed foreign military sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; S.J.Res. 32, Disapproval of a proposed foreign military sale to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; S.J.Res. 33, Disapproval of a proposed foreign military sale to the United Arab Emirates; S.J.Res. 34, Disapproval of a proposed foreign military sale to the United Arab Emirates; S.J.Res. 35, Disapproval of a proposed foreign military sale to the United Arab Emirates; S.J.Res. 36, Disapproval of a proposed transfer to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, the Kingdom of Spain, and the Italian Republic; S.J.Res.37, Disapproval of a proposed export to the United Arab Emirates, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, and the Republic of France; S.J.Res. 38, Disapproval of a proposed export to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland; S.J.Res. 39, Disapproval of a proposed export to the United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom; S.J.Res.40, Disapproval of a proposed export to India, Israel, Republic of Korea, and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles, including technical data and defense services; S.J.Res. 41, Disapproval of a proposed export to the Government of Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of technical data and defense services; S.J.Res. 42, Disapproval of a proposed export to the United Arab Emirates and the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland of certain defense articles, including technical data and defense services; S.J.Res.  43, Disapproval of a proposed transfer to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; S.J.Res. 44, Disapproval of a proposed retransfer of certain defense articles from the United Arab Emirates to the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan; S.J.Res. 45, Disapproval of a  proposed transfer to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; S.J.Res. 46, Disapproval of a proposed transfer to a United Arab Emirates; S.J.Res. 47, Disapproval of a proposed transfer to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and S.J.Res. 48, Disapproval of a proposed transfer to the United Arab Emirates; voting on passage of S.J.Res. 36; S.J.Res. 38; and the Joint Resolutions 27-35, 37, 39-48, en bloc; and on confirmation of the nomination of Rita Baranwal, to be an Assistant Secretary of Energy (Nuclear Energy); thereafter resuming consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1790, National Defense Authorization Act, post-cloture.

June 20, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 9:00 a.m. for morning hour and 10:00 a.m. for legislative business. // One Minutes // Continue Consideration of H.R. 3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Serrano / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: A list of the 290 amendments made in order can be found here. // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Rutherford Amendment; Rep. King (IA) Amendment; Rep. Blumenauer Amendment; Rep. Banks Amendment

June 19, 2019

1:45 p.m. - Senate EPW Democrats on Clean Power Plan: Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) is joined by Democrats on the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee to discuss the Trump administration's proposed replacement to the Obama administration's Clean Power Plan for the states, its impact on public health and the economy, energy security, domestic production and carbon emissions.

June 19, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Republican Conference leaders speak to reporters about the annual defense authorization, a pair of appropriations bills moving, tensions with Iran, Facebook's Libra digital currency and addressing immigration reform.

June 19, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. // One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 2740 - Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, Defense, State, and Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020, Rules Committee Print (Rep. DeLauro / Appropriations) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Burgess Amendment #1; Rep. Burgess Amendment #2; En Bloc Amendment #3; En Bloc Amendent #4; Rep. Mullin Amendment; Rep. Huffman Amendment; Rep. Graves (LA) Amendment; Rep. Banks Amendment // Begin Consideration of H.R. 3055 - Commerce, Justice, Science, Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, Interior, Environment, Military Construction, Veterans Affairs, Transportation, and Housing and Urban Development Appropriations Act, 2020, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Serrano / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: A list of the 290 amendments made in order can be found here.

June 19, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nominations of Matthew J. Kacsmaryk, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, Allen Cothrel Winsor, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Florida, James David Cain, Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana; and Greg Girard Guidry, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, voting on confirmation of the nominations; thereafter proceeding to consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1790, National Defense Authorization Act, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the motion.

June 18, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about moves to attach proposed election security legislation to the annual defense authorization, acting secretaries in the Trump cabinet after a resignation at the Defense Department, vetting and confirming nominees, immigrant family separation by the administration, and independence of the Federal Reserve.

June 18, 2019

2:00 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about floor procedure and features of the annual defense authorization, addressing a humanitarian crisis at the southern border, tensions with Iran, a new acting Defense Secretary, 9/11 victims' compensation, an effort at reparations, immigration enforcement by the Trump administration, and negotiations over budget caps.

June 18, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspension: H.R. 3253 - Empowering Beneficiaries, Ensuring Access, and Strengthening Accountability Act of 2019 (Rep. Dingell / Energy and Commerce) // Continue Consideration of H.R. 2740 - Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, Defense, State, and Foreign Operations, and Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2020, Rules Committee Print (Rep. DeLauro / Appropriations) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Lesko Amendment; Rep. Jackson Lee Amendment #1; Rep. Jackson Lee Amendment #2; Rep. Gosar Amendment #1; Rep. Grijalva Amendment; Rep. Gosar Amendment #2; Rep. Speier Amendment; Rep. Meadows Amendment; Democratic En Bloc #1; Rep. Grothman Amendment; Democratic En Bloc #2; Rep. Walker Amendment; Rep. Palmer Amendment; Rep. Arrington Amendment; Rep. Banks Amendment; Rep. Allen Amendment // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the remaining following amendments. // A list of the 107 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

June 18, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, thereafter resuming Executive Session to consider the nomination of Sean Cairncross, to be CEO, Millennium Challenge Corporation, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the Cairncross nomination, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later if invoked, proceeding to vote on confirmation of the Cairncross nomination; and on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Matthew J. Kacsmaryk, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, Allen Cothrel Winsor, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Florida, James David Cain, Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana; and Greg Girard Guidry, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nominations, post-cloture.

June 17, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

June 14, 2019

1:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

June 13, 2019

11:30 a.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks to reporters about border security and a humanitarian crisis at the southern border, foreign interjections with political candidates, Democrats' oversight of the Trump administration, reauthorizing the 9/11 compensation fund and follow-on from the Mueller investigation.

June 13, 2019

11:00 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters about legislative challenges with the Senate, fiscal 2020 appropriations, oversight and contempt moves against the Trump administration, human rights and trade relations with China, and foreign interference or support for a political candidate.

June 13, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, then considering motions to discharge S.J.Res.20 - A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed sale to the Government of Bahrain of certain defense articles and services; and S.J.Res.26 - A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed sale to the Government of Qatar of certain defense articles and services; voting on motions to discharge the joint resolutions; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Edward F. Crawford, to be Ambassador to Ireland; and later on confirmation of the nomination of David Stilwell, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (East Asian and Pacific Affairs); and confirmation of the Crawford nomination.

June 13, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Resume Consideration of H.R. 2740 - Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020, Rules Committee Print (Rep. DeLauro / Appropriations) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Jeffries Amendment; Rep. Sean Maloney Amendment; Rep. Adams Amendment #1; Rep. Adams Amendment #2; Rep. Beyer Amendment #1; Rep. Beyer Amendment #2; Rep. Blunt Rochester Amendment; Rep. Murphy Amendment; Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Amendment #1; Rep. Ocasio-Cortez Amendment #2; Rep. McAdams Amendment; Rep. Schrier Amendment; Rep. Lee (NV) Amendment; Rep. Craig Amendment #1; Rep. Craig Amendment #2; Rep. Craig Amendment #3; Rep. Porter Amendment #1; Rep. Porter Amendment #2; Rep. Porter Amendment #3; Rep. Mucarsel-Powell Amendment; Rep. Levin (MI) Amendment; Rep. Pressley Amendment // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments. A full list of the amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

June 12, 2019

1:30 p.m. - Progressive Priorities: Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) discuss appropriations and abortion funding, Medicare for All, trade concerns, minimum wage, raising Member pay and conceptions of socialism.

June 12, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Begin Consideration of H.R. 2740 - Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2020, Rules Committee Print (Rep. DeLauro / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate, and makes in order the following amendments. Further amendments will be considered pursuant to an additional Rule. A list of the 106 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

June 12, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nominations of Pamela A. Barker, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio; Corey Landon Maze, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama; Rodney Smith, of Florida, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; Thomas Barber, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; and Jean-Paul Boulee, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, voting on confirmation of the nominations.

June 11, 2019

4:45 p.m. - House Democrats on Civil Contempt: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY), Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Rules Committee Chairman Jim McGovern (D-MA), Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA), Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY), and Financial Services Committee Chairwoman Maxine Waters (D-CA) discuss a resolution to pursue civil actions to enforce subpoenas against Attorney General William Barr, former White House counsel Don McGahn, or others.

June 11, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about the pace of legislative activity, immigration, equal pay for U.S. Women's Soccer players, health care pre-existing conditions, appropriating to address a crisis at the Mexican border, and the compensation for 9/11 responders.

June 11, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about appropriations, immigration and a crisis at the Mexican border, agriculture and natural disaster recovery, election security, and disapproving of arms sales to Saudi Arabia.

June 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Border Security Issues: Senate Judiciary Committee

June 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Republican Conference leaders speak to reporters about a civil contempt resolution before the House, the defense authorization, the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement and appropriations.

June 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.Res. 430 - Authorizing the Committee on the Judiciary to initiate or intervene in judicial proceedings to enforce certain subpoenas and for other purposes (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. McGovern / Rules) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 2609 - DHS Acquisition Review Board Act of 2019 (Rep. Crenshaw / Homeland Security) // Special Orders

June 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Sarah Daggett Morrison, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later voting on confirmation of the Morrison nomination; and on the motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Pamela A. Barker, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Ohio; Corey Landon Maze, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama; Rodney Smith, of Florida, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; Thomas Barber, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; and Jean-Paul Boulee, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, when invoked, proceeding to debate, post-cloture.

June 10, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nominations of Ryan T. Holte, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims; and Rossie Alston, Jr. to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia; and Richard A. Hertling, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims, voting on confirmation of the nominations; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Sarah Daggett Morrison, to be United States District Judge for the Southern District of Ohio, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Morrison nomination, post-cloture.

June 10, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (11): H.R. 3151 - Taxpayer First Act (Rep. Lewis (GA) / Financial Services) // H.R. 542 - Supporting Research and Development for First Responders Act (Rep. Rice (NY) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2476 - Securing American Nonprofit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2019 (Rep. Thompson (MS) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1158 - DHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. McCaul / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2539 - Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2019 (Rep. Barragán / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2083 - Homeland Procurement Reform Act, as amended (Rep. Correa / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2609 - DHS Acquisition Review Board Act of 2019 (Rep. Crenshaw / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2590 - DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Katko / Homeland Security) // H.Res. 372 - Expressing Concern for the United States-Turkey Alliance (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 951 - United States-Mexico Tourism Improvement Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Cuellar / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2140 - Prevent Child Marriage Act, as amended (Rep. Wagner / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

June 10, 2019

2:00 p.m. - Presidential Obstruction: House Judiciary Committee

June 6, 2019

11:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

June 6, 2019

10:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

June 5, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Democrats on Gun Violence: Senators Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are joined by Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA), Lucy McBath (D-GA) and Ted Deutch (D-FL) to discuss firearms legislation after a mass shooting at a municipal building in Virginia Beach, VA.

June 5, 2019

10:30 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks to reporters about leading a Congressional delegation to France to commemorate the Normandy invasion during WWII, legislating on immigration and gun violence, President Trump, considering the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement, a potential impeachment inquiry and finding Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress.

June 5, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nominations of David Schenker, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Near Eastern Affairs); Heath P. Tarbert, to be Commissioner and Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, voting on confirmation of the nominations; then on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Ryan T. Holte, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims; and Rossie Alston, Jr. to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Virginia; and Richard A. Hertling, to be a Judge of the United States Court of Federal Claims.

June 5, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (4): H.R. 1237 - COAST Research Act of 2019 (Rep. Bonamici / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 1716 - Coastal Communities Ocean Acidification Act of 2019 (Rep. Pingree / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 1921 - Ocean Acidification Innovation Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Kilmer / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 988 - NEAR Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Posey / Science, Space, and Technology) // Special Orders

June 4, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak to reporters about gun violence after a history of mass shootings in Virginia, judicial nominations, trade and China.

June 4, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters about the economy, natural disaster recovery, immigration enforcement, the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement and tariff concerns, the centennial of the 19th Amendment, responding to a crisis at the southern border and fiscal 2020 appropriations.

June 4, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and Republican Conference leaders discuss Democrats' possible impeachment inquiry of President Trump, the 30th anniversary of a massacre at Tiananmen Square, immigration legislation, the US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement and antitrust review of internet tech companies.

June 4, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (2): H.Res. 393 - Remembering the victims of the violent suppression of democracy protests in Tiananmen Square and elsewhere in China on June 3 and 4, 1989 and calling on the Government of the People’s Republic of China to respect the universally recognized human rights of all people living in China and around the World, as amended (Rep. McGovern / Foreign Affairs) // S. 1379 - Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 (Sen. Burr / Energy and Committee) // H.R. 6 - American Dream and Promise Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, Two Hours of Debate) (Rep. Roybal-Allard / Judiciary Committee) // Special Orders

June 4, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Andrew M. Saul, to be Commissioner of Social Security, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later resuming legislative session to vote on adoption of S.Res. 212 - A resolution celebrating the 100th anniversary of the passage and ratification of the 19th Amendment, providing for women's suffrage, to the Constitution of the United States; then resuming Executive Session to vote on confirmation of the Saul nomination; and on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of David Schenker, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Near Eastern Affairs); Heath P. Tarbert, to be Commissioner and Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Schenker nomination, post-cloture.

June 3, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1332 - A bill to set forth the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2020 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2021 through 2029, voting on the motion; if not invoked, on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Andrew Saul, to be Commissioner of Social Security for the term expiring January 19, 2025.

June 3, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (4): Senate Amendment to H.R. 2157 - Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Act, 2019 (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // H.R. 2940 - To extend the program of block grants to States for temporary assistance for needy families and related programs through September 30, 2019 (Rep. Danny Davis (IL) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 1261 - National Landslide Preparedness Act (Rep. DelBene / Natural Resources) // H.R. 559 - Northern Mariana Islands Long-Term Legal Residents Relief Act, as amended (Rep. Sablan / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

May 31, 2019

10:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

May 30, 2019

4:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

May 29, 2019

11:00 a.m. - Special Counsel Public Statement: Former FBI Director Robert Mueller discusses findings of his report on 2016 election interference by Russia, not prosecuting President Trump and his resignation from the Department of Justice.

May 28, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

May 28, 2019

11:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

May 24, 2019

11:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

May 24, 2019

9:45 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

May 23, 2019

4:15 p.m. - Schumer on Disaster Relief: Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) discusses passage of a supplemental funding bill providing resources to Puerto Rico and the states for natural disasters dating to 2017, relations with President Trump, and Middle East policy.

May 23, 2019

1:00 p.m. - Robocalls Legislation: Senators John Thune (R-SD) and Ed Markey (D-MA) discuss passage of the TRACED Act to combat so-called spam calls on American citizens, and disaster relief negotiations.

May 23, 2019

11:45 a.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks with reporters about legislating, Democrats' relations with President Trump, his with Speaker Pelosi, trade, infrastructure and disaster relief.

May 23, 2019

11:15 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters ahead of the Memorial Day recess about veterans bills, tax policy and a retirement bill passed, disaster relief, oversight and investigations of the Trump administration, infrastructure, and relations with President Trump.

May 23, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session, later proceeding to a vote on passage of S. 151 - TRACED Act; on a motion to waive the Budget Act with respect to H.R. 2157 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019; and on passage of the bill, as amended.

May 23, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1994 - Setting Every Community Up for Retirement Enhancement Act of 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Neal / Ways and Means) // Special Orders

May 22, 2019

12:00 p.m. - Pelosi, Schumer on Trump, Infrastructure: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and others to discuss infrastructure talks and relations with President Trump.

May 22, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1500 - Consumers First Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Waters / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Velazquez Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Steil Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Adams Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Lawson / Brown Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Pressley Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Burgess Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Burgess / Burchett Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Cohen Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Bonamici /Rouda Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Case Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Golden / Escobar Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Escobar / Golden Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Neguse Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Stevens Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. DeSaulnier Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Tlaib Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Green (TX) Amendment (10 minutes // Special Orders

May 22, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume  consideration of the nominations of Howard Nielson Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Utah, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Nielson nomination, post-cloture, later voting on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Stephen Clark, Sr., to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri; Carl Nichols to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia; and Kenneth Bell to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of North Carolina, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nominations.

May 21, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about state abortion laws and women's health, judicial nominations, US-Iran policy, negotiating a budget agreement, checking the Trump administration and moving a disaster relief package.

May 21, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about negotiating a  bipartisan budget agreement, disaster relief, the Trump administration lifting tariffs on steel and aluminum, youth tobacco use, a possible impeachment inquiry by House Democrats, trade relations with China, and 'friction' with Iran.

May 21, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and party leaders mark the centennial of the House passing the 19th Amendment providing for women's suffrage, discuss Democrats' health care proposals and one Republican's suggestion that President Trump engaged in impeachable conduct.

May 21, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (9): H.R. 2359 - Whole Veteran Act (Rep. Lamb / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 1947 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to exempt transfers of funds from Federal agencies to the Department of Veterans Affairs for nonprofit corporations established under subchapter IV of chapter 73 of such title from certain provisions of the Economy Act, as amended (Rep. Roe / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 1812 - Vet Center Eligibility Expansion Act (Rep. Roe / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2326 - Navy Seal Chief Petty Officer William Bill Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvement Act of 2019 (Rep. Levin (CA) / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2333 - Support for Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act (Rep. Brindisi / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2340 - FIGHT Veteran Suicide Act (Rep. Rose (NY) / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 1200 - Veterans Compensation Cost-of-living Adjustment Act of 2019 (Rep. Luria / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2372 - Veterans’ Care Quality Transparency Act (Rep. Underwood / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2045 - Veterans’ Education, Transition, and Opportunity Prioritization Plan Act of 2019 (Rep. Wenstrup / Veterans Affairs) // Special Orders

May 21, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Daniel Collins, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, voting on confirmation of the Collins nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Howard Nielson Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Utah, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Nielson nomination, post-cloture, later voting on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Stephen Clark, Sr., to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Missouri; Carl Nichols to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia; and Kenneth Bell to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of North Carolina.

May 20, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, later proceeding to Executive Session to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Daniel Collins, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination, post-cloture.

May 20, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (7): H.R. 2116 - Global Fragility Act (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 615 - The Refugee Sanitation Facility Safety Act of 2019 (Rep. Meng / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1359 - Digital Global Access Policy Act of 2019 (Rep. Wright / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1952 - Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Collins (GA) / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 753 - Global Electoral Exchange Act of 2019 (Rep. Castro / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 106 - Denouncing female genital mutilation/cutting as a violation of the human rights of women and girls and urging the international community and the Federal Government to increase efforts to eliminate the harmful practice (Rep. Frankel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2480 - Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act, as amended (Rep. Schrier / Education and Labor) // Special Orders

May 17, 2019

12:15 p.m. - Progressive Priorities: Congressional Progressive Caucus Co-Chairs Mark Pocan (D-WI) and Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) discuss health care and prescription drug pricing, Trump administration oversight, 'inherent' contempt, a potential impeachment inquiry, chances for Medicare for All, abortion and the courts, and workplace issues.

May 17, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 5 - Equality Act (Closed Rule, 90 Minutes of Debate) (Rep. Cicilline / Judiciary) // Special Orders

May 16, 2019

11:30 a.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks with reporters about Iran, state abortion law, trade relations, a Trump administration immigration plan, 'inherent contempt' and impeachment.

May 16, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about health care, state abortion laws, trade relations, a classified briefing on Iran, a Trump administration immigration plan, 'inherent contempt' and impeachment.

May 16, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 987 - MORE Health Education Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Blunt Rochester / Energy and Commerce / Education and Labor) // The Rule provides for 90 minutes of general debate with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Energy and Commerce Committee and 30 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Education and Labor Committee, and makes in order the following amendments: A full list of the 27 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

May 16, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to complete consideration of the nominations of Wendy Vitter, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana; Brian J. Bulatao, to be an Under Secretary of State; and Jeffrey A. Rosen, to be Deputy Attorney General, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nominations; and later, on confirmation of the Rosen nomination.

May 15, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Graham on Immigration: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is joined by Customs and Border Protection COO John Sanders to discuss immigration legislation and enforcement efforts.

May 15, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension: H.R. 375 - To amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian Tribes, and for other purposes (Rep. Cole / Natural Resources) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 1892 - Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Technical Corrections Act of 2019 (Rep.  Watson Coleman / Homeland Security ) // H.R. 312 - Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Keating / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

May 15, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Kenneth Kiyul Lee, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Lee nomination; and on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Wendy Vitter, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana; Brian J. Bulatao, to be an Under Secretary of State; and Jeffrey A. Rosen, to be Deputy Attorney General, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nominations, post-cloture.

May 14, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders discuss disaster relief, the Trump administration's litigation challenging the Affordable Care Act and trade relations with China.

May 14, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders discuss disaster relief, trade relations with China, the Green New Deal, Midwest flooding, National Police Week and investigating Russian interference in the 2016 election.

May 14, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. Suspensions (13): H.R. 299 - Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Takano / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2379 - To reauthorize the Bulletproof Vest Partnership Grant Program, as amended (Rep. Pascrell / Judiciary) // H.R. 1999 - FLAG Act of 2019 (Rep. Jeffries / Judiciary) // H.R. 1594 - First Responder Access to Innovative Technologies Act (Rep. Payne / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1313 - Transit Security Grant Program Flexibility Act (Rep. King (NY) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1437 - Securing Department of Homeland Security Firearms Act of 2019 (Rep. Correa / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1912 - DHS Acquisition Documentation Integrity Act of 2019 (Rep. Torres Small / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1892 - Quadrennial Homeland Security Review Technical Corrections Act of 2019 (Rep. Watson Coleman / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2066 - DHS Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program of 2019 (Rep. Gallagher / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2578 - National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2019 (Rep. Waters / Financial Services) // H.R. 389 - Kleptocracy Asset Recovery Rewards Act, as amended (Rep. Lynch / Financial Services) // H.R. 1060 - BUILD Act (Rep. Loudermilk / Financial Services) // H.R. 1037 - Banking Transparency for Sanctioned Persons Act of 2019 (Rep. Riggleman / Financial Services) // Special Orders

May 14, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Michael Truncale, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Truncale nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture the nomination of Kenneth Kiyul Lee, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

May 14, 2019

8:00 a.m. - Former Members Day: The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress gathers for its 49th Annual Meeting.

May 13, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Michael Truncale, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to up to two hours of debate on the nomination prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.

May 10, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 2157 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Ed Perlmutter Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Radewagen Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Sablan Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Dunn Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Cunningham / Young (AK) / Turner / Fortenberry / Dunn Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Huffman / Rouda / Torres (CA) Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Schrier / Brindisi / Newhouse / Harder / McMorris Rodgers Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Fletcher / Graves (LA) / Rouzer / Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Axne / Fortenberry Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Axne Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

May 9, 2019

11:30 a.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks with reporters about a contempt resolution reported against Attorney General William Barr and contemplating infrastructure legislation.

May 9, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about a contempt resolution reported against Attorney General William Barr, legislating disaster relief funding and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY).

May 9, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 986 - Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act of 2019 (Rep. Kuster / Energy and Commerce) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Langevin Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Brown Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Pressley / Harder Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Harder Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Walden Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Holding Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Rep. Holding Amendment #2 (10 minutes); Reps. Porter / Underwood / Finkenauer / Allred Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Pappas Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Rouda Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Malinowski Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Wild Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

May 9, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of Michael H. Park, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

May 8, 2019

11:30 a.m. - Defense Budget: Senate Appropriations Committee, Defense Subcommittee

May 8, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and party leaders speak with reporters about school violence, the economy and jobs, and a contempt resolution against Attorney General William Barr.

May 8, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Holding Barr in Contempt: House Judiciary Committee

May 8, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (5): H.R. 1520 - Purple Book Continuity Act (Rep. Eshoo / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1503 - Orange Book Transparency Act of 2019 (Rep. Kelly (IL) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1328 - ACCESS BROADBAND Act (Rep. Tonko / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 312 - Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Reservation Reaffirmation Act (Rep. Keating / Natural Resources) // H.R. 375 - To amend the Act of June 18, 1934, to reaffirm the authority of the Secretary of the Interior to take land into trust for Indian Tribes, and for other purposes (Rep. Cole / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

May 8, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nominations of Joseph F. Bianco, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit; Kimberly A. Reed, to be President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States; Spencer Bachus III, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States; and Judith DelZoppo Pryor, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nominations; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Janet Dhillon, to be a Member of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Dhillon nomination; later voting on confirmation of the Dhillon nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Michael H. Park, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate on the Park nomination, post-cloture.

May 7, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about Republicans' management of the legislative calendar, election security, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report and reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act.

May 7, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the economy, confirming nominees, disaster relief, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report and border security.

May 7, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (3): H.R. 2002 - Taiwan Assurance Act of 2019 (Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 273 - Reaffirming the United States commitment to Taiwan and to the implementation of the Taiwan Relations Act (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1704 - Championing American Business Through Diplomacy Act of 2019 (Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

May 7, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Joseph Bianco, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings; later voting on confirmation of the Bianco nomination; and on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Kimberly A. Reed, to be President of the Export-Import Bank of the United States; Spencer Bachus III, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States; and Judith DelZoppo Pryor, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Export-Import Bank of the United States; when invoked, proceeding to concurrent debate on the nominations, post-cloture.

May 6, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Joseph Bianco, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.

May 3, 2019

2:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

May 2, 2019

12:30 p.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks with reporters a veiled impeachment attempt at Attorney General William Barr after testimony about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report, infrastructure and gas taxes in California.

May 2, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) says Attorney General William Barr "lied to Congress" in testimony about Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report, discussing health care, climate change legislation and processing the US-Mexico-Canada Agreement.

May 2, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nominations of Rodolfo Armando Ruiz II, of Florida, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; Raul M. Arias-Marxuach, of Puerto Rico, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico; and Joshua Wolson, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, voting on confirmation of the nominations; and on the veto message to accompany S.J.Res. 7 - A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress, voting on adoption of the joint resolution, objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding.

May 2, 2019

9:00 a.m. - DOJ & the Mueller Report: House Judiciary Committee

May 2, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 9 - Climate Action Now Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Castor / Foreign Affairs / Energy and Commerce) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Espaillat Amendment; Rep. Gosar Amendment #1; Rep. Gosar Amendment #2; Rep. Porter Amendment // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments, found here. // Special Orders

May 1, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Barr on Mueller Report: Senate Judiciary Committee

May 1, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Begin Consideration of H.R. 9 - Climate Action Now Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Castor / Foreign Affairs / Energy and Commerce) // The Rule provides for 90 minutes of general debate, with 60 minutes equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs and 30 minutes of debate equally divided and controlled by the Chair and Ranking Member of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, and makes in order the following amendments: A full list of the 30 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

May 1, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of J. Campbell Barker, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, post-cloture, later voting on confirmation of the nomination; and on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Andrew Lynn Brasher, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama; Rodolfo Armando Ruiz II, of Florida, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; Raul M. Arias-Marxuach, of Puerto Rico, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Puerto Rico; and Joshua Wolson, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania.

April 30, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about confirming nominees over legislative activity, health care, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report and enacting countermeasures against Russia for interfering in foreign elections.

April 30, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the economy, Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report and confirming nominees.

April 30, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is joined by caucus leaders to discuss a 'Medicare for All' proposal considered by the Rules Committee and Attorney General William Barr's release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report to the Department of Justice.

April 30, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (6): H.Res. 327 - Encouraging greater public-private sector collaboration to promote financial literacy for students and young adults (Rep. Foster / Financial Services) // H.R. 1876 - Senior Security Act of 2019 (Rep. Gottheimer / Financial Services) // H.Res. 328 - Supporting the protection of elders through financial literacy (Rep. Casten / Financial Services) // H.R. 1449 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3033 203rd Street in Olympia Fields, Illinois, as the “Captain Robert L. Martin Post Office” (Rep. Kelly (IL) / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1198 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 404 South Boulder Highway in Henderson, Nevada, as the “Henderson Veterans Memorial Post Office Building” (Rep. Lee / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 828 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 Route 111 in Smithtown, New York, as the “Congressman Bill Carney Post Office” (Rep. Zeldin / Oversight and Reform) // Special Orders

April 30, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of William Cooper, to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy, post-cloture, later voting on confirmation of the nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of R. Clarke Cooper, to be an Assistant Secretary of State (Political-Military Affairs), when invoked, proceeding to up to two hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation; later voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Gordon Hartogensis, to be Director of the Pension Benefit Guaranty Corporation, when invoked, proceeding to up to two hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation; then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of J. Campbell Barker, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas, when invoked, proceeding to up to two hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation.

April 29, 2019

5:00 p.m. - Veteran Suicide Prevention: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Veterans' Affairs Committee Chairman Mark Takano (D-CA), Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN) and others to discuss the 'unconscionable' rate of veterans' suicide ahead of a committee hearing.

April 29, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of William Cooper, to be General Counsel of the Department of Energy, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to up to two hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation.

April 29, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (3): H.R. 1222 - Target Practice and Marksmanship Training Support Act (Rep. Kind / Natural Resources) // H.R. 91 - Columbia River In-Lieu and Treaty Fishing Access Sites Improvement Act (Rep. Blumenauer / Natural Resources) // H.R. 317 - Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. LaMalfa / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

April 25, 2019

4:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

April 25, 2019

4:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

April 22, 2019

9:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

April 22, 2019

9:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

April 18, 2019

3:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

April 18, 2019

11:45 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

April 15, 2019

4:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

April 15, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

April 12, 2019

2:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

April 11, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Ambassadorship Nominations: Senate Foreign Relations Committee

April 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Stopping Robocalls: Senate Commerce Science and Transportation Committee, Communications Technology Innovation and the Internet Subcommittee

April 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of David Bernhardt, to be Secretary of the Interior, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

April 10, 2019

11:30 a.m. - House GOP on Michael Cohen: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is joined by Reps. Mark Green (R-TN), Jim Jordan (R-OH), Mark Meadows (R-NC) and others to discuss referring former Trump attorney Michael Cohen to the Justice Department for lying to Congress in testimony.

April 10, 2019

9:45 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Cheryl Marie Stanton to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, voting on confirmation of the Stanton nomination; confirmation of the nomination of John P. Abizaid, to be Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the United States of America to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Holly A. Brady, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Indiana, when invoked, proceeding to two hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Brady nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of David Steven Morales, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas, when invoked, proceeding to two hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Morales nomination.

April 10, 2019

9:15 a.m. - FY 2020: State Dept: Senate Foreign Relations Committee

April 10, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 1644 - Save the Internet Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Doyle / Energy and Commerce) // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Davids Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Stanton Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Trone Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Brindisi Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Spanberger Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. McAdams Amendment (10 minutes) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Delgado Amendment; Rep. Wexton Amendment // Special Orders

April 9, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is joined by Senate Judiciary Committee Ranking Member Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) to discuss reauthorizing the Violence Against Women Act.

April 9, 2019

2:00 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about processing nominations, drafting fiscal 2020 budget caps, flood and disaster relief, and a vacancy at the Department of Homeland Security.

April 9, 2019

10:00 a.m. - House GOP on Net Neutrality: House Republican leaders are joined by House Energy and Commerce Committee Ranking Member Greg Walden (R-OR) to discuss the legislative agenda and the Save the Internet Act.

April 9, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (2): H.R. 1759 - BRIDGE for Workers Act (Rep. Murphy / Ways and Means) // H.R. 1957 - Taxpayer First Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Lewis (GA) / Ways and Means) // Begin Consideration of H.R. 1644 - Save the Internet Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Doyle / Energy and Commerce) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Burgess Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Latta Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Waters Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Delgado Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Porter Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Wexton Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Davids Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Stanton Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Trone Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Brindisi Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Spanberger Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. McAdams Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

April 9, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Daniel Desmond Domenico, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Colorado, on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to two hours of debate, recessing from 12:30 a.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting on confirmation of the Domenico nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Patrick R. Wyrick, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, when invoked, proceeding to two hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Wyrick nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Cheryl Marie Stanton, to be Administrator of the Wage and Hour Division, Department of Labor, when invoked, proceeding to two hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Stanton nomination.

April 9, 2019

9:30 a.m. - FY 2020: Justice Dept: House Appropriations Committee, Commerce Justice and Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee

April 9, 2019

9:00 a.m. - House Democrats on Health Care Litigation: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY) and Energy and Commerce Committee Chairman Frank Pallone (D-NJ) are joined by freshmen members to discuss their letter to the administration regarding a court challenge to the Affordable Care Act.

April 8, 2019

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business.

April 8, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (6): H.Con.Res. 16 - Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the National Peace Officers Memorial Service and the National Honor Guard and Pipe Band Exhibition (Rep. Titus / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.Con.Res. 19 - Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby (Rep. Hoyer / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 1331 - Local Water Protection Act (Rep. Craig / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 639 - To amend section 327 of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to clarify that National Urban Search and Rescue Response System task forces may include Federal employees (Rep. Hartzler / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 559 - Northern Mariana Islands Long-Term Legal Residents Relief Act, as amended (Rep. Sablan / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2030 - Colorado River Drought Contingency Plan Authorization Act (Rep. Grijalva / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

April 4, 2019

12:15 p.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks with reporters about a demand for President Trump's tax returns, budgeting, the USMCA trade deal, and relations with Israel.

April 4, 2019

11:00 a.m. - Senators Introduce Opioids Legislation: Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) is joined by Senators Tom Cotton (R-AR), Sherrod Brown (D-OH), Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH) to discuss the bipartisan Fentanyl Sanction Act aimed at combating the illegal rug importation from China and Mexico.

April 4, 2019

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Mark Anthony Calabria, to be Director of the Federal Housing Finance Agency, voting on confirmation of the nomination of Roy Kalman Altman, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida; and the motion to invoke cloture on the Calabria nomination, later voting on confirmation of the Calabria nomination.

April 4, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about the 70th anniversary of NATO, border security, the For the People agenda, health care litigation, the Special Counsel's report and a demand for years of President Trump's tax returns.

April 4, 2019

9:30 a.m. - FY 2020: FBI: House Appropriations Committee, Commerce Justice and Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee

April 4, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 1585 - Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Bass / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: A list of the 40 amendments made in order can be found here. // S.J.Res. 7 - A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 829 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1450 Montauk Highway in Mastic, New York, as the "Army Specialist Thomas J. Wilwerth Post Office Building" (Rep. Zeldin / Oversight and Reform) // Special Orders

April 3, 2019

12:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Jeffrey Kessler, to be an Assistant Secretary of Commerce, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination. The Senate later votes to appeal a ruling of the Chair that all nominees but for Level One require 30 hours post-cloture; confirmation of the Kessler nomination; and on cloture of the nomination of Roy Kalman Altman, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Florida, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Altman nomination.

April 3, 2019

11:00 a.m. - Stoltenberg Addresses Congress: His Excellency Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, speaks to a Joint Meeting of Congress.

April 3, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House recesses immediately to reconvene at 11:00 a.m. for a Joint Meeting of Congress to receive His Excellency Jens Stoltenberg, Secretary General of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization. One Minutes // Postponed Vote: H.Res. 271 - Condemning the Trump Administration's Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans' Health Care (Closed Rule) (Rep. Allred / Energy and Commerce / Judiciary) // Begin Consideration of H.R. 1585 - Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Bass / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: A list of the 40 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

April 2, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about a stalled disaster relief bill, post-cloture time on nominations and litigation against the Affordable Care Act.

April 2, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about a stalled disaster relief bill and cloture time on confirmations.

April 2, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.Res. 271 - Condemning the Trump Administration’s Legal Campaign to Take Away Americans’ Care (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Allred / Energy and Commerce / Judiciary) // Suspensions (3): H.R. 540 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in Fairport, New York, as the “Louise and Bob Slaughter Post Office" (Rep. Morelle / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 829 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1450 Montauk Highway in Mastic, New York, as the “Army Specialist Thomas J. Wilwerth Post Office Building” (Rep. Zeldin / Oversight and Reform) // S. 725 - A bill to change the address of the postal facility designated in honor of Captain Humayun Khan (Sen. Kaine / Oversight and Reform) // Special Orders

April 2, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to S.Res. 50, related to procedures for the consideration of nominations in the Senate, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the resolution.

April 1, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of Shelby amendment #201 to H.R. 268 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the amendment, if invoked, proceeding to debate, post-cloture.

April 1, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (4): H.R. 1433 - DHS MORALE Act, as amended (Rep. Thompson (MS) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1593 - CLASS Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Payne / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1590 - Terrorist and Foreign Fighter Travel Exercise Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Guest / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1589 - CBRN Intelligence and Information Sharing Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Walker / Homeland Security) // Special Orders

March 29, 2019

2:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

March 28, 2019

11:30 a.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks with reporters about the legislative agenda, the Attorney General's summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report and members' related actions, and health care.

March 28, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about the legislative agenda, and the Attorney General's summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report.

March 28, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 268 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019, post-cloture, adopting the motion and beginning consideration of the bill, later proceeding to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Nicole Nason, to be Administrator of the Federal Highway Administration, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

March 28, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.Res. 124 - Expressing opposition to banning service in the Armed Forces by openly transgender individuals (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Kennedy / Armed Services) // Special Orders

March 27, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 7 - Paycheck Fairness Act, Rule Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. DeLauro / Education and Labor) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Foxx Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Torres Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Torres / Harder Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Byrne Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Waters Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Vargas Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Beyer Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Lawrence Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Brown Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

March 27, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 268 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019, post-cloture.

March 26, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

March 26, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

March 26, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Consideration of the Veto Message on H.J.Res. 46 - Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019 (Rep. Castro / Transportation and Infrastructure) // Suspensions (2): H.R. 1388 - Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2019 (Rep. Huffman / Natural Resources) // H.R. 297 - Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2019 (Rep. Gianforte / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

March 26, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Bridget S. Bade, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m., then voting on confirmation of the Bade nomination; then resuming consideration of the motion to proceed to S.J.Res. 8joint resolution recognizing the duty of the Federal Government to create a Green New Deal; and on the motion to proceed to H.R. 268 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019.

March 25, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Bridget S. Bade, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate, post-cloture.

March 25, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (5): H.R. 920 - Venezuela Arms Restriction Act, as amended (Rep. Shalala / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 854 - Humanitarian Assistance to the Venezuelan People Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Mucarsel-Powell / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1616 - European Energy Security and Diversification Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Kinzinger / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1839 - Medicaid Services Investment and Accountability Act of 2019 (Rep. Ruiz / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1477 - Russia-Venezuelan Threat Mitigation Act, as amended (Rep. Wasserman Schultz / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

March 25, 2019

11:00 a.m. - Graham on Mueller Report: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) discusses a submitted report of the work of Special Counsel Robert Mueller to the Justice Department and its submitted summary to Congress.

March 21, 2019

2:10 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

March 21, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

March 19, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

March 18, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

March 15, 2019

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

March 14, 2019

3:45 p.m. - Schumer on Border Security National Emergency: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) discusses a vote to terminate the border security national emergency declared by President Trump and a House-passed resolution that Special Counsel Mueller's report be released to the public.

March 14, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

March 14, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to consideration of H.J.Res. 46 - Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019, voting on adoption of the joint resolution.

March 14, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.Con.Res. 24 - Expressing the sense of Congress that the report of Special Counsel Mueller should be made available to the public and to Congress (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Nadler / Judiciary) // Special Orders

March 13, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension: H.Res. 206 - Acknowledging that the lack of sunlight and transparency in financial transactions and corporate formation poses a threat to our national security and our economy’s security and supporting efforts to close related loopholes (Rep. Waters / Financial Services) // Special Orders

March 13, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Neomi J. Rao, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Rao nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of William Beach, to be Commissioner of Labor Statistics, Department of Labor; later on confirmation of the Beach nomination; and on adoption of S.J.Res. 7 - A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.

March 12, 2019

2:45 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about confirming nominees, the Green New Deal climate change plan, the border security national security emergency, and a planned joint session to hear from NATO Secretary General Jan Stoltenberg.

March 12, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the Trump Administration's proposed 2020 budget and the special counsel.

March 12, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (7): H.Res. 156 - Calling for accountability and justice for the assassination of Boris Nemtsov, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 596 - Crimea Annexation Non-recognition Act, as amended (Rep. Connolly / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1404 - Vladimir Putin Transparency Act, as amended (Rep. Demings / Intelligence / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1617 - KREMLIN Act (Rep. Krishnamoorthi / Intelligence / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1582 - Electronic Message Preservation Act (Rep. Cummings / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1608 - Federal Advisory Committee Act Amendments of 2019 (Rep. Clay / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1654 - Federal Register Modernization Act (Rep. Meadows / Oversight and Reform) // Special Orders

March 12, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Paul B. Matey, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, voting on confirmation of the Matey nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Neomi J. Rao, to  be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the Rao nomination.

March 11, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Paul B. Matey, of New Jersey, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate, post-cloture.

March 11, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (4): H.R. 1122 - Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2019 (Rep. Cleaver / Financial Services) // H.R. 974 - Federal Reserve Supervision Testimony Clarification Act (Rep. Gottheimer / Financial Services) // H.R. 1414 - FinCEN Improvement Act of 2019 (Rep. Wexton / Financial Services) // H.R. 758 - Cooperate with Law Enforcement Agencies and Watch Act of 2019 (Rep. Hill (AR) / Financial Services) // Special Orders

March 8, 2019

12:00 p.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks with reporters about anti-Semitism, the For the People Act, the procedural motion to recommit, and special counsel Robert Mueller's forthcoming report.

March 8, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 1 - For the People Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Sarbanes / House Administration) // Postponed amendment vote: Rep. Brindisi Amendment  // Special Orders

March 7, 2019

11:00 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about the For the People Act, perceived anti-Semitism expressed by a member, Trump Administration oversight and voting rights.

March 7, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Continue Consideration of H.R. 1 - For the People Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Sarbanes / House Administration) // The Rule makes in order 50 remaining amendments, here. // Postponed amendment votes: Rep. Raskin Amendment; Rep. Cole Amendment // H.Res. 183 - Condemning anti-Semitism as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contradictory to the values and aspirations that define the people of the United States and condemning anti-Muslim discrimination and bigotry against minorities as hateful expressions of intolerance that are contrary to the values and aspirations of the United States, as amended // Special Orders

March 7, 2019

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Eric E. Murphy, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, voting on confirmation of the Murphy nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of John Fleming, to be Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Economic Development, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Fleming nomination, post-cloture.

March 6, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Begin Consideration of H.R. 1 - For the People Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Sarbanes / House Administration) // The Rule provides for two hours of general debate and makes in order the following 72 amendments, here. // Special Orders

March 6, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Chad A. Readler, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, voting on confirmation of the Readler nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Eric E. Murphy, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Murphy nomination, post-cloture.

March 5, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about judicial nominations, pre-existing conditions protections in the Affordable Care Act and the Green New Deal.

March 5, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the legislative agenda, the economy, the confirmation process and the Green New Deal.

March 5, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (6): H.R. 762 - Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2019 (Rep. Cartwright / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 347 - Responsible Disposal Reauthorization Act of 2019 (Rep. Tipton / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1138 - To reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project, and for other purposes (Rep. Reed / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1381 - Burn Pit Registry Enhancement Act (Rep. Ruiz / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 1271 - Vet HP Act (Rep. Kaptur / Veterans Affairs) // S. 49 - To designate the outstation of the Department of Veterans Affairs in North Ogden, Utah, as the Major Brent Taylor Vet Center Outstation (Sen. Lee / Veterans Affairs) // Special Orders

March 5, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Allison Rushing, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later voting on confirmation of the Rushing nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Chad A. Readler, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Readler nomination, post-cloture.

March 4, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session and resume consideration of the nomination of Allison Rushing, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate, post-cloture.

March 4, 2019

11:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

February 28, 2019

12:30 p.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks with reporters about the Hanoi Summit over North Korea denuclearization, a hearing with President Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen and an attempt to change the motion to recommit on legislation.

February 28, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Andrew Wheeler, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Wheeler nomination; and later on confirmation of the nomination of John L. Ryder, to be a Member of the Board of Directors of the Tennessee Valley Authority.

February 28, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1112 - Enhanced Background Checks Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Clyburn / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Rice (SC) Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Schneider / Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Levin (MI) Amendment (10 minutes of debate); Reps. Porter / Moore / Dean / Fletcher / Sherrill / Spanberger Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Van Drew / Cunningham Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

February 27, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Cohen on Trump Organization: House Oversight and Reform Committee

February 27, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 8 - Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Thompson (CA) / Judiciary ) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Lesko Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Dean Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Horn / Murphy Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Van Drew / Brindisi / Delgado Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

February 27, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Michael J. Desmond, to be Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service and an Assistant General Counsel in the Department of the Treasury, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Desmond nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Andrew Wheeler, to be Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Wheeler nomination.

February 26, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters a national emergency declaration regarding border security and the Green New Deal.

February 26, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about protecting abortion survivors, trade talks with China and a national emergency declaration regarding border security.

February 26, 2019

10:15 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Vice Chair Katherine Clark (D-MA) are joined by Reps. Lucy McBath (D-GA) and Mike Thompson (D-CA) to speak with reporters after a weekly caucus meeting about firearms background check legislation and terminating a border security national emergency declaration.

February 26, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.J.Res. 46 - Relating to a national emergency declared by the President on February 15, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Castro / Transportation and Infrastructure) // Suspension: S. 47 - Natural Resources Management Act (Sen. Lisa Murkowski / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

February 26, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Eric D. Miller, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later voting on confirmation of the Miller nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Michael J. Desmond, to be Chief Counsel for the Internal Revenue Service and an Assistant General Counsel in the Department of the Treasury, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Desmond nomination.

February 25, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and Senator Deb Fischer (R-NE) is recognized to deliver Washington's Farewell Address. The Senate then proceeds to consideration of the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 311 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, voting on the motion, if not invoked, then on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Eric D. Miller, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

February 25, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (7): H.R. 583 - PIRATE Act (Rep. Tonko / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 501 - Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2019 (Rep. Engel / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 525 - Strengthening the Health Care Fraud Prevention Task Force Act of 2019 (Rep. Walden / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 539 - Innovators to Entrepreneurs Act of 2019 (Rep. Lipinski / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 425 - Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act (Rep. Dunn / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 276 - Recognizing Achievement in Classified School Employees Act (Rep. Titus / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 1235 - MSPB Temporary Term Extension Act (Rep. Cummings / Oversight and Reform) // Special Orders

February 22, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

February 21, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

February 19, 2019

2:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

February 19, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

February 15, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

February 15, 2019

7:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

February 14, 2019

3:30 p.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about a funding package voted on by the Senate, Democrats' "For the People" agenda, and Trump administration oversight.

February 14, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Conference Report to Accompany H.J.Res. 31 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // Special Orders

February 14, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of William Barr, to be Attorney General, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

February 13, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.J.Res. 37 - Directing the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Khanna / Foreign Affairs) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. McGovern / Massie / Lee (CA) / Jayapal / Raskin / Pocan Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Buck Amendment (10 minutes) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 995 - Settlement Agreement Information Database Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Palmer / Oversight and Reform) // Special Orders

February 13, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of William Barr, to be Attorney General, post-cloture.

February 12, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about border security funding and a climate change plan.

February 12, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about a climate change plan, border security funding and processing nominations.

February 12, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 47 - Natural Resources Management Act, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later voting on amendments and passage of the bill, as amended; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of William Barr, to be Attorney General, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

February 12, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

February 11, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 47 - Natural Resources Management Act, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the bill.

February 11, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (5): H.R. 1063 - Presidential Library Donation Reform Act of 2019 (Rep. Cummings / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1065 - Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2019 (Rep. Lynch / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1064 - To amend title 5, United States Code, to allow whistleblowers to disclose information to certain recipients (Rep. Hill (CA) / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 995 - Settlement Agreement Information Database Act of 2019 (Rep. Palmer / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 1079 - CASES Act (Rep. Graves (LA) / Oversight and Reform) // Special Orders

February 8, 2019

12:00 p.m. - McCarthy Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) speaks with reporters about late Rep. John Dingell (D-MI), the Trump administration, appropriations and border security.

February 8, 2019

9:30 a.m. - Justice Dept Oversight: House Judiciary Committee

February 8, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 840 - Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Brownley / Veterans Affairs) // Postponed Amendment Vote: Rep. Bergman Amendment // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Allred / Sherrill / Torres Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Moore Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Kuster Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Delgado / Lawrence Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Delgado / Stefanik / Harder Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Golden / Kuster Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Golden / Brindisi Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Sherrill Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Sherrill / Kuster / Moore Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Slotkin Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

February 7, 2019

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 47 - Natural Resources Management Act, agreeing to the motion to proceed by voice vote.

February 7, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about the legislative agenda, the State of the Union, race issues in Virginia, tax returns of President Trump and administration oversight.

February 7, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (4): H.R. 494 - Tiffany Joslyn Juvenile Accountability Block Grant Program Reauthorization Act of 2019 (Rep. Jackson Lee / Judiciary) // H.R. 450 - Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2019 (Rep. Deutch / Judiciary) // H.R. 507 - Put Trafficking Victims First Act of 2019 (Rep. Bass / Judiciary) // H.R. 752 - Open Book on Equal Access to Justice Act (Rep. Collins (GA) / Judiciary) // Begin Consideration of H.R. 840 - Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Brownley / Veterans Affairs) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Brindisi / Kuster Amendment (10 minutes); Del. Amata Radewagen Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Max Rose Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Bergman Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Lee (NV) / Lesko Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Barr Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Cisneros / Welch Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Cisneros Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Davis (IL) / Panetta Amendment (10 minutes); Del. Sablan Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Cloud Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Allred / Sherrill / Torres Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Moore Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Kuster Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Delgado / Lawrence Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Delgado / Stefanik / Harder Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Golden / Kuster Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Golden / Brindisi Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Sherrill Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Sherrill / Kuster / Moore Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Slotkin Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

February 6, 2019

10:00 a.m. - Gun Violence Prevention: House Judiciary Committee

February 6, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (5): H.R. 876 - Pacific Northwest Earthquake Preparedness Act of 2019 (Rep. DeFazio / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 866 - Fairness for Breastfeeding Mothers Act of 2019 (Del. Norton / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 543 - To require the Federal Railroad Administration to provide appropriate congressional notice of comprehensive safety assessments conducted with respect to intercity or commuter rail passenger transportation. (Rep. Sires / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 831 - Reviving America’s Scenic Byways Act of 2019 (Rep. Cicilline / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 66 - Route 66 Centennial Commission Act (Rep. Rodney Davis (IL) / Transportation and Infrastructure) // Special Orders

February 6, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 47 - Natural Resources Management Act.

February 5, 2019

9:00 p.m. - State of the Union: President Donald Trump delivers his second State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress.

February 5, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the State of the Union address and appropriations amid a shutdown threat.

February 5, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the State of the Union address, confirming administration nominees, appropriations amid a shutdown threat, and the possibility of a national emergency declaration.

February 5, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, recessing to allow a security sweep of the House Chamber prior to the President's State of the Union address, reconvening at approximately 8:35 p.m. for the purpose of receiving, in a joint session with the Senate, the President of the United States.

February 5, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, later voting on passage of the bill, as amended; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 47 - Natural Resources Management Act.

February 4, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, voting on adoption of the Menendez second-degree amendment #96 to McConnell amendment #65; the amendment, as amended, if amended; and the motion to invoke cloture on the bill.

February 4, 2019

11:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

January 31, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

January 31, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about border security funding talks after a partial government shutdown and relations with President Trump.

January 31, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on McConnell amendment #65 (Sense of the Senate regarding withdrawal of U.S. forces from Syria and Afghanistan).

January 30, 2019

3:45 p.m. - House Democrats on DHS Appropriations: House Appropriations Committee Chair Nita Lowey (D-NY) and Homeland Security Subcommittee Chair Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) discuss a conference committee convened to finalize Homeland Security appropriations in H.J.RES. 31 after a public meeting.

January 30, 2019

2:15 p.m. - DHS Appropriations Conference: Bicameral Conference Committee

January 30, 2019

12:15 p.m. - War Powers Resolution on Yemen: Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Senator Mike Lee (R-UT), Rep. Ro Khanna (D-CA), Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT),  Rep. Ken Buck (R-CO) and Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA) discuss reintroducing a resolution to end U.S. support for Saudi-led coalition involvement with a civil war in Yemen.

January 30, 2019

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019.

January 30, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 790 - Federal Civilian Workforce Pay Raise Fairness Act of 2019 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Connolly / Oversight and Reform) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Trone Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Fletcher Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Trahan Amendment (10 minutes) // Suspension: H.Res. 79 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that Government shutdowns are detrimental to the Nation and should not occur, as amended (Rep. Wexton / Oversight and Reform) // Special Orders

January 29, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about a recent government shutdown, border security and the workforce.

January 29, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about Middle East policy and avoiding further government shutdowns.

January 29, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (7): H.R. 424 - Department of Homeland Security Clearance Management and Administration Act (Rep. Thompson (MS) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 495 - FIRST State and Local Law Enforcement Act (Rep. Jackson Lee / Homeland Security) // H.R. 428 - Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists’ Use of Virtual Currencies Act (Rep. Rice (NY) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 449 - Pathways to Improving Homeland Security at the Local Level Act (Rep. Demings / Homeland Security) // H.R. 504 - DHS Field Engagement Accountability Act (Rep. Bacon / Homeland Security) // H.R. 769 - Counterterrorism Advisory Board Act of 2019 (Rep. Katko / Homeland Security) // H.Res. 77 - Expressing the sense of Congress that financial institutions and other companies should work proactively with their customers affected by the shutdown of the Federal Government who may be facing short-term financial hardship and long-term damage to their creditworthiness through no fault of their own (Rep. Waters / Financial Services) // Special Orders

January 29, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes reconsideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

January 29, 2019

9:30 a.m. - Worldwide Threat Assessment: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

January 28, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes reconsideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion, upon reconsideration.

January 28, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (3): H.R. 624 - Promoting Transparent Standards for Corporate Insiders Act (Rep. Waters / Financial Services) // H.R. 502 - FIND Trafficking Act (Rep. Vargas / Financial Services) // H.R. 56 - Financial Technology Protection Act (Rep. Budd / Financial Services) // Special Orders

January 25, 2019

3:30 p.m. - Schumer, Pelosi on Ending Shutdown: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discuss a plan to reopen government for three weeks after five weeks of a partial government shutdown.

January 25, 2019

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets ostensibly in pro forma session, considering and passing H.J.Res. 28 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019, by unanimous consent, and a Motion to Conference on H.J.Res. 31 - Making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes.

January 25, 2019

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes reconsideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019, considering and passing H.J.Res. 28 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019, and H.J.Res. 31 - Making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes, by voice vote.

January 24, 2019

3:15 p.m. - House Democrats, Mayors on Shutdown: Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) and others are joined by mayors in Washington for the Conference of Mayors' winter meeting to discuss a partial government shutdown.

January 24, 2019

11:45 a.m. - House GOP on Shutdown: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is joined by Reps. Steve Scalise (R-LA) and Liz Cheney (R-WY) speak with reporters about government shutdown, border security and postponing the State of the Union address.

January 24, 2019

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of motions to invoke cloture on Shelby amendment #5 (preliminary immigration proposal) and Schumer amendment #6 (Emergency Supplemental, continuing resolution through February 8) to H.R. 268 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019, if invoked, proceeding to debate.

January 24, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about government shutdown, border security and postponing the State of the Union address.

January 24, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.J.Res. 31 - Making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Roybal-Allard / Appropriations) // Special Orders

January 23, 2019

2:00 p.m. - Creating a PFAS Task Force: Reps. Dan Kildee (D-MI) and Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA) are joined by colleagues to discuss a bipartisan task force established to address the hazards of perfluoroalkyl and polyfluoroalkyl compounds in drinking water.

January 23, 2019

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resume consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act of 2019.

January 23, 2019

10:15 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Democratic Caucus Chair Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) and Rep. Katherine Clark (D-MA) speak with reporters after meeting about the partial government shutdown, the State of the Union and border security.

January 23, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Postponed Vote: H.J.Res. 28 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // H.R. 648 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // Special Orders

January 22, 2019

3:30 p.m. - House Democrats on Bipartisan NATO Support Act: House Majority Leader Steny H. Hoyer (D-MD) is joined by Rep. Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Eliot Engel (D-NY), Rep. Tom Malinowski (D-NJ) and Crissy Houlahan (D-PA) to discuss legislation on the floor and implications of a partial government shutdown.

January 22, 2019

1:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes reconsideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act, beginning consideration of amendments to H.R. 268 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019.

January 22, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (5): H.R. 439 - National FFA Organization’s Federal Charter Amendments Act (Rep. Langevin / Judiciary) // H.R. 498 - Clean Up the Code Act of 2019 (Rep. Chabot / Judiciary) // H.R. 31 - Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 353 - To direct the Secretary of State to develop a strategy to regain observer status for Taiwan in the World Health Organization, and for other purposes (Rep. Yoho / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 676 - NATO Support Act (Rep. Panetta / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 328 - Hack Your State Department Act (Rep. Lieu / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

January 19, 2019

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes reconsideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act.

January 18, 2019

10:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

January 18, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes reconsideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act.

January 17, 2019

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration the motion to proceed to S. 109 - to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion.

January 17, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters on day 27 of a partial government shutdown about relations with President Trump and border security.

January 17, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 150 - Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act of 2019 (Rep. Foxx / Oversight and Reform) // H.J.Res. 28 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // Suspensions (2): H.J.Res. 30 - Disapproving the President’s proposal to take an action relating to the application of certain sanctions with respect to the Russian Federation (Rep. Hoyer / Foreign Affairs) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 251 - Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Extension Act (Rep. Thompson (MS) / Homeland Security) // Special Orders

January 16, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour debate and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 190 - Expanding Contract Opportunities for Small Businesses Act (Rep. Marshall / Small Business) // H.R. 268 - Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2019 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Bishop (GA) / Scott (GA) / Aderholt / Dunn / Harder / Lawson Amendment (10 minutes); McGovern / Velazquez / Hastings / Torres / Jayapal / Pocan Amendment (10 minutes); Rice (SC) Amendment (10 minutes); Velazquez Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Velazquez Amendment #2 (10 minutes); Stewart Amendment (10 minutes); Thompson (CA) Amendment (10 minutes); Thompson (CA) / Torres Amendment (10 minutes); Graves (LA) / Richmond / Rouzer Amendment (10 minutes); Richmond / Graves (LA) / Rouzer Amendment (10 minutes); Westerman / Panetta Amendment (10 minutes); Jayapal Amendment (10 minutes); Sablan Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Sablan Amendment #2 (10 minutes); Radewagen Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

January 16, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S.J.Res. 2, disapproving application of certain sanctions with respect to the Russian Federation, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the joint resolution, later proceeding to consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 109 - to prohibit taxpayer funded abortions.

January 16, 2019

9:30 a.m. - Barr Nomination, Day Two: Senate Judiciary Committee

January 15, 2019

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 15, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 15, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour debate and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (8): H.J.Res. 27 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // H.R. 370 - Pipeline and LNG Facility Cybersecurity Preparedness Act (Rep. Upton / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 135 - Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2019 (Rep. Cummings / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 136 - Federal Intern Protection Act of 2019 (Rep. Cummings / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 202 - Inspector General Access Act of 2019 (Rep. Richmond / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 113 - All-American Flag Act (Rep. Bustos / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 247 - Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2019 (Rep. Hurd / Oversight and Reform) // H.R. 150 - Grant Reporting Efficiency and Agreements Transparency Act of 2019 (Rep. Foxx / Oversight and Reform) // H.Res. 41 - Resolution Rejecting White Nationalism and White Supremacy (Rep. Clyburn / Judiciary) // Special Orders

January 15, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration S.J.Res. 2, disapproving application of certain sanctions with respect to the Russian Federation, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, voting on a motion to table, if not tabled, on the motion to proceed the joint resolution.

January 15, 2019

9:30 a.m. - Barr Nomination, Day One: Senate Judiciary Committee

January 14, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes reconsideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion.

January 14, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour debate and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (5): H.R. 116 - Investing in Main Street Act of 2019 (Rep. Chu / Small Business) // H.R. 246 - Stimulating Innovation through Procurement Act (Rep. Finkenauer / Small Business) // H.R. 206 - Encouraging Small Business Innovators Act (Rep. Rouda / Small Business) // H.R. 190 - Expanding Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses Act of 2019 (Rep. Marshall / Small Business) // H.R. 430 - TANF Extension Act of 2019 (Rep. Neal / Ways and Means) // Special Orders

January 11, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes reconsideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act.

January 11, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 266 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. McCollum / Appropriations) // Suspension:  S. 24 - Government Employee Fair Treatment Act of 2019 (Sen. Cardin / Oversight and Reform) //  Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 221 - Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

January 10, 2019

11:30 a.m. - Democrats on Prescription Drug Prices: Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is joined by House and Senate Democrats to announce a legislative package that would reduce the price of prescription drugs.

January 10, 2019

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

January 10, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour debate and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 265 - Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Bishop (GA) / Appropriations) // H.R. 267 - Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Price / Appropriations) // Suspensions (5): H.R. 31 - Caesar Syria Civilian Protection Act of 2019 (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 115 - Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act (Rep. Castro / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 133 - United States-Mexico Economic Partnership Act (Rep. Cuellar / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 192 - Trans-Sahara Counter-terrorism Partnership Act (Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 221 - Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

January 10, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes reconsideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act, voting on the motion.

January 9, 2019

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour debate and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 246 - Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019 (Rep. Quigley / Appropriations) (Subject to a Rule) // Complete Consideration of H.Res. 6 - A resolution providing for the House Rules of the 116th Congress (Rep. Hoyer) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 226 - Clarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management (Rep. Velazquez / Small Business) // Special Orders

January 9, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes reconsideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

January 8, 2019

9:15 p.m. - Democrats Respond to Trump Address: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) rebut an Oval Office address by President Donald Trump on the 18th day of a partial government shutdown

January 8, 2019

9:00 p.m. - President Trump Addresses Nation: President Donald Trump delivers a broadcast statement on border security from the Oval Office on the 18th day of a partial government shutdown.

January 8, 2019

6:30 p.m. - House GOP on Border Security: House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) and House Republican Conference leaders discuss border security after a briefing by Vice President Mike Pence, Budget Director Mick Mulvaney and Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen.

January 8, 2019

4:45 p.m. - House Democrats on Firearms: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA), former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-AZ), Rep. Lucy McBath (D-GA) and activists to introduce legislation expanding background checks on sales and transfers of firearms.

January 8, 2019

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration  of S. 1 - Strengthening America's Security in the Middle East Act, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill.

January 8, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (6): H.R. 259 -  Medicaid Extenders Act of 2019 (Rep. Pallone - Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 269 -  Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2019 (Rep. Eshoo - Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 251 - Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards Program Extension Act (Rep. Thompson (MS) - Homeland Security) // H.R. 226 - Clarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management (Rep. Velazquez - Small Business) // H.R. 227 - Incentivizing Fairness in Subcontracting Act (Rep. Velazquez - Small Business) // H.R. 128 - Small Business Advocacy Improvements Act (Rep. Comer - Small Business) // Special Orders

January 4, 2019

11:00 a.m. - House Democrats on Ethics Reform: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Reps. John Sarbanes (D-MD), Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Jerry Nadler (D-NY), John Lewis (D-GA), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), David Price (D-NC), Veronica Escobar (D-TX) and others to discuss introduction of the For the People Act.

January 4, 2019

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business.

January 4, 2019

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Continue Consideration of H.Res. 6 - Adopting the Rules of the House for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress - Title II (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Hoyer) // Special Orders

January 3, 2019

6:45 p.m. - Pelosi, et al on Partial Shutdown: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), Appropriations Chair Nita Lowey (D-NY), Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee Chair Lucille Roybal-Allard (D-CA) and Majority Whip James Clyburn (D-SC) to discuss funding border security and a government shutdown with reporters.

January 3, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House convenes the First Session of the 115th Congress. Quorum Call // Election of the Speaker of the House // Swearing-in of Members and Delegates // Begin Consideration of H.Res. 6 - Adopting the Rules of the House for the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress - Title I (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Hoyer) // H.R. 21 - Making appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2019, and for other purposes (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations) // H.J.Res. 1 - Making further continuing appropriations for the Department of Homeland Security for fiscal year 2019, and for other purposes (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Lowey / Appropriations)

January 3, 2019

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes the First Session of the 116th Congress, proceeding to a period of morning business.

January 3, 2019

11:50 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session to adjourn the Second Session of the 115th Congress sine die.

January 3, 2019

11:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session to adjourn the Second Session of the 115th Congress sine die.

January 2, 2019

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R. 695 - Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018.

January 2, 2019

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

2018

December 31, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

December 31, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

December 27, 2018

4:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

December 27, 2018

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

December 24, 2018

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

December 24, 2018

10:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

December 22, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business.

December 22, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R. 695 - Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018.

December 21, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, voting on the motion to proceed to the House Message to accompany H.R. 695 - Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018, when adopted, proceeding to debate.

December 21, 2018

9:00 a.m. - Housing Finance Reform: House Financial Services Committee

December 21, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (21): H.Res. 1063 - Designating room H-226 of the United States Capitol as the "Lincoln Room” (Rep. LaHood / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 7318 - To amend the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 to ensure that the Public Buildings Reform Board has adequate time to carry out the responsibilities of the Board, and for other purposes (Rep. Barletta / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 7319 - To amend the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 to provide flexibility with respect to the leaseback of certain Federal real property, and for other purposes  (Rep. Barletta / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 7329 - To make technical corrections to provisions of law enacted by the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, and for other purposes (Rep. Shuster / Transportation and Infrastructure) // S. 3367 - Department of Transportation Reports Harmonization Act (Sen. Thune / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 7293 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in Fairport, New York, as the “Louise and Bob Slaughter Post Office” (Rep. Morelle / Oversight and Government Reform) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 4174 - Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2017 (Rep. Ryan (WI) / Oversight and Government Reform) // S. 2276 - GAO-IG Act (Sen. Young / Oversight and Government Reform) // S. 3031 - Federal Personal Property Management Act of 2018 (Sen. Peters / Oversight and Government Reform) // S. 3191 - Civil Rights Cold Case Records Collection Act of 2018 (Sen. Jones / Oversight and Government Reform) // House Amendment to S. 3661 - 75th Anniversary of World War II Commemoration Act (Sen. Inhofe / Armed Services) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2200 - Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // S. 1023 - Tropical Forest Conservation Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Rep. Portman / Foreign Affairs) // S. 1158 - Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018 (Sen. Cardin / Foreign Affairs) // S. 1580 - Protecting Girls' Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act (Sen. Rubio / Foreign Affairs) // S. 1862 - Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Sen. Corker / Foreign Affairs) // S. 3247 - Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act of 2018 (Sen. Boozman / Foreign Affairs) // S. 512 - Nuclear Energy Innovation and Modernization Act (Sen. Barrasso / Energy and Commerce) // S. 1934 - Alaska Remote Generator Reliability and Protection Act (Sen. Sullivan / Energy and Commerce) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6287 - 9/11 Memorial Act (Rep. MacArthur / Natural Resources) // S. 3456 - To redesignate Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge as the Nathaniel P. Reed Hobe Sound National Wildlife Refuge, and for other purposes (Sen. Nelson / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

December 20, 2018

6:30 p.m. - Pelosi, Schumer on Funding Talks: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) discuss fiscal 2019 government funding talks and the resignation of Defense Secretary Jim Mattis.

December 20, 2018

3:30 p.m. - House Judiciary Members on First Step Act: House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) is joined by incoming Chairman Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), Doug Collins (R-GA) and others to discuss final passage of a criminal justice reform bill.

December 20, 2018

11:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business.

December 20, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters as fiscal 2019 spending talks were underway, the 115th Congress set to adjourn.

December 20, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension Votes: H.R. 2606 - Stigler Act Amendments of 2018, as amended (Rep. Cole / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6602 - To reauthorize the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route, and for other purposes (Rep. LoBiondo / Natural Resources) // Suspensions (35): Concurring in the Senate Amendment to the House Amendment to S. 756 - First Step Act of 2018 (Sen. Grassley / Judiciary) // House Amendment to S. 3661 - 75th Anniversary of World War II Commemoration Act (Sen. Inhofe / Armed Services) // S. 2679 - Veterans Small Business Enhancement Act (Sen. Duckworth / Small Business) // H.R. 7227 - Taxpayer First Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Jenkins (KS) / Ways and Means) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 4227 - Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2019 (Rep. Latta / Homeland Security) // S. 2652 - Stephen Michael Gleason Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sen. Cassidy / Financial Services) // S. 2765 - RBIC Advisers Relief Act of 2018 (Sen. Kennedy / Financial Services) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 5509 - Innovations in Mentoring, Training, and Apprenticeships Act (Rep. McCarthy / Science, Space, and Technology) // S. 7 - NASA Enhanced Use Leasing Extension Act of 2018 (Sen. Wicker / Science, Space, and Technology) // S. 2200 - National Integrated Drought Information System Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Sen. Thune / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 7328 - Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018 (Rep. Brooks / Energy and Commerce) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 767 - SOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2018 (Rep. Cohen / Energy and Commerce) // S. 2322 - Codifying Useful Regulatory Definitions Act (Sen. Johnson / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 6418 - VA Website Accessibility Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Esty / Veterans Affairs) // S. 3444 - To designate the community-based outpatient clinic of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Lake Charles, Louisiana, as the Douglas Fournet Department of Veterans Affairs Clinic. (Sen. Cassidy / Veterans Affairs) // S. 3777 - Forever GI Bill Housing Payment Fulfillment Act of 2018 (Sen. Boozman / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 7293 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 770 Ayrault Road in Fairport, New York, as the Louise and Bob Slaughter Post Office. (Rep. Morelle / Oversight and Government Reform) // S. 2276 - GAO-IG Act (Sen. Young / Oversight and Government Reform) // S. 3031 - Federal Personal Property Management Act of 2018 (Sen. Peters / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3191 - No Cyber Cooperation with Russia Act (Rep. Boyle / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 1063 - Designating room H-226 of the United States Capitol as the "Lincoln Room" (Rep. LaHood / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. ____ - To make technical corrections to provisions of law enacted by the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, and for other purposes (Rep. Shuster / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 7318 - To amend the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 to ensure that the Public Buildings Reform Board has adequate time to carry out the responsibilities of the Board, and for other purposes (Rep. Barletta / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 7319 - To amend the Federal Assets Sale and Transfer Act of 2016 to provide flexibility with respect to the leaseback of certain Federal real property, and for other purposes (Rep. Barletta / Transportation and Infrastructure) // S. 3367 - Department of Transportation Reports Harmonization Act (Sen. Thune / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 5075 - Ashanti Alert Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Taylor / Judiciary) // H.R. 7093 - Clean Up the Code Act of 2018 (Rep. Chabot / Judiciary) // S. 2896 - JACK Act (Sen. Kennedy / Judiciary) // S. 2961 - Victims of Child Abuse Act Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Sen. Blunt / Judiciary) // S. 3461 - AMBER Alert Nationwide Act of 2018 (Sen. Schatz / Judiciary) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2200 - Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // S. 1158 - Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018 (Sen. Cardin / Foreign Affairs) // S. 1580 - Protecting Girls’ Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act (Sen. Rubio / Foreign Affairs) // S. 1862 - Trafficking Victims Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Sen. Corker / Foreign Affairs) // S. 3247 - Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act of 2018 (Sen. Boozman / Foreign Affairs) // House Amendment to the Senate Amendment to H.R. 88 - Retirement, Savings, and Other Tax Relief Act of 2018 and the Taxpayer First Act of 2018, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Brady (TX) / Ways and Means) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 695 - Further Additional Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (Sen. Shelby / Appropriations) // Special Orders

December 19, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (12): Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 1222 - Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Rep. Bilirakis / Energy and Commerce) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6615 - Traumatic Brain Injury Program Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Rep. Pascrell / Energy and Commerce) // S. 2076 - BOLD Infrastructure for Alzheimer’s Act (Sen. Collins / Energy and Commerce) // S. 2278 - State Offices of Rural Health Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Sen. Roberts / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 7279 - Water Infrastructure Improvement Act (Rep. Gibbs / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 7327 - SECURE Technology Act (Rep. Hurd / Homeland Security) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 6227 - National Quantum Initiative Act (Rep. Smith (TX) / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 6602 - To reauthorize the New Jersey Coastal Heritage Trail Route, and for other purposes (Rep. LoBiondo / Natural Resources) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2606 - Stigler Act Amendments of 2018 (Rep. Cole / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6652 - To direct the Secretary of the Interior to convey certain facilities, easements, and rights-of-way to the Kennewick Irrigation District, and for other purposes (Rep. Newhouse / Natural Resources) // S. 1520 - Modernizing Recreational Fisheries Management Act of 2018 (Sen. Wicker / Natural Resources) // S. 3530 - Museum and Library Services Act of 2018 (Sen. Reed / Education and the Workforce) // Special Orders

December 19, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Senators on Criminal Justice Reform: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley (R-IA) is joined by Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Mike Lee (R-UT), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Tim Scott (R-SC) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) to discuss passage of the First Step Act.

December 19, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Joseph Maguire, to be Director of the National Counterterrorism Center, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, later voting on confirmation of the nomination.

December 18, 2018

2:45 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about funding government and a proposed border wall, the Affordable Care Act since a federal court found it unconstitutional, and criminal justice reform.

December 18, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about criminal justice reform, funding government and a proposed border wall.

December 18, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment with a further amendment to S. 756, legislative vehicle for the First Step Act, recessing from 12:30 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. for weekly party luncheons.

December 17, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment with a further amendment to S. 756, legislative vehicle for the First Step Act.

December 17, 2018

11:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

December 13, 2018

11:00 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about funding government and a proposed border wall, President Trump's tax returns, trade and Democrats' agenda for the 116th Congress.

December 13, 2018

10:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.Res. 1091 - Calling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by Burma’s military and security forces, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Chabot / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

December 13, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S.J.Res. 54 - A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress, voting on amendments and adoption of the joint resolution, as amended, if amended.

December 12, 2018

5:15 p.m. - Senators on Saudi Arabia: Senators from both parties discuss legislative activity by the Senate regarding relations with Gulf ally, civil war in Yemen and the death of Jamal Khashoggi.

December 12, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (2): Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2454 - Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Hurd / Homeland Security) // House Amendment to S. 2736 - Asia Reassurance Initiative Act of 2018 (Sen. Gardner / Foreign Affairs) // Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 2 - Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 // Special Orders

December 12, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S.J.Res. 64, A joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Department of the Treasury relating to "Returns by Exempt Organizations and Returns by Certain Non-Exempt Organizations," voting on adoption of the joint resolution, later voting to proceed to S.J.Res. 54 - A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress, setting a germaneness precedent on War Powers legislation, proceeding to consideration of the joint resolution.

December 12, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Navy, Marine Corps Readiness: Senate Armed Services Committee

December 11, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the lame duck agenda and funding government.

December 11, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about funding government, prison reform, the farm bill and the economy.

December 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and leaders of the House Republican Conference speak with reporters about funding border security, the economy and jobs, and the farm bill.

December 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Google Data Collection: House Judiciary Committee

December 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension Vote: S. 825 - Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 (Sen. Murkowski / Natural Resources) // Suspensions (12): S. 943 - Johnson-O'Malley Supplemental Indian Education Program Modernization Act (Sen. Heitkamp / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 6140 - Advanced Nuclear Fuel Availability Act, as amended (Rep. Flores / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 7217 - IMPROVE Act (Rep. Barton / Energy and Commerce) // S. 2465 - Sickle Cell Disease and Other Heritable Blood Disorders Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2018 (Sen. Scott / Energy and Commerce) // S. 3029 - PREEMIE Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Sen. Alexander / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1318 - Preventing Maternal Deaths Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Herrera Beutler / Energy and Commerce) // H.Res. 1091 - Calling on the Government of Burma to release Burmese journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to seven years imprisonment after investigating attacks against civilians by Burma’s military and security forces, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Chabot / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 1149 - Recognizing that the United States-Republic of Korea alliance serves as a linchpin of regional stability and bilateral security, and exemplifies the broad and deep military, diplomatic, economic, and cultural ties shared between the United States and the Republic of Korea (Rep. Royce / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 1157 - Reaffirming the strong commitment of the United States to the countries and territories of the Pacific Islands region (Rep. Bordallo / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 1165 - Condemning the Assad regime and its backers for their continued support of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Syria (Rep. Mast / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 1035 - Expressing opposition to the completion of Nord Stream II, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Conaway / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 1162 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to Ukraine, and for other purposes (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

December 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Justin Muzinich, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting on confirmation of the nomination of Jonathan A. Kobes, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit.

December 10, 2018

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Justin Muzinich, to be Deputy Secretary of the Treasury, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

December 10, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (11): H.R. 5513 - Big Bear Land Exchange Act, as amended (Rep. Cook / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6108 - Preserving America’s Battlefields Act, as amended (Rep. Hice / Natural Resources) // H.R. 3008 - George W. Bush Childhood Home Study Act (Rep. Conaway / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6118 - To direct the Secretary of the Interior to annually designate at least one city in the United States as an American World War II Heritage City, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Rouzer / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6665 - Offshore Wind for Territories Act, as amended (Rep. Bordallo / Natural Resources) // H.Res. 792 - Urging the Secretary of the Interior to recognize the historical significance of Roberto Clemente’s place of death near Piñones in Loíza, Puerto Rico, by adding it to the National Register of Historic Places, as amended (Rep. Serrano / Natural Resources) // S. 245 - Indian Tribal Energy Development and Self-Determination Act Amendments of 2017 (Sen. Hoeven / Natural Resources) // S. 825 - Southeast Alaska Regional Health Consortium Land Transfer Act of 2017 (Sen. Murkowski / Natural Resources) // S. 2511 - CENOTE Act of 2018, as amended (Sen. Wicker / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6893 - Secret Service Overtime Pay Extension Act, as amended (Rep. Russell / Oversight and Government Reform) // House Amendment to S. 2248 - Veterans Benefit and Transition Act of 2018 (Rep. Roe / Veterans Affairs) // Special Orders

December 6, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

December 6, 2018

10:30 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about late President George H.W. Bush, border wall funding, seating a North Carolina member-elect, a continuing resolution and US-Saudi relations after the directed murder of Jamal Khashoggi.

December 6, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Democrats on Gun Violence: Senators Christopher Murphy (D-CT) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) are joined by Reps. Elizabeth Esty (D-CT), Mike Thompson (D-CA) and advocates to discuss gun violence.

December 6, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Bernard L. McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, voting on confirmation of the nomination, and on confirmation of the nomination of Kathleen Laura Kraninger, to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

December 5, 2018

2:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Bernard L. McNamee, to be a Member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

December 5, 2018

11:00 a.m. - State Funeral for President George H.W. Bush: Members of the Bush family, historian Jon Meacham, former Sen. Alan Simpson (R-WY), former Canadian Prime Minister Brian Mulroney and son, former President George W. Bush speak at memorial service held at the National Cathedral, invited dignitaries, former presidents, family and guests in attendance.

December 4, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Foreign Service Nominations: Senate Foreign Relations Committee

December 4, 2018

2:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business.

December 3, 2018

5:00 p.m. - Bush Memorial Service: Congressional leaders and Vice President Mike Pence speak and lay wreaths for late President George H.W. Bush before the 41st President lies in state.

December 3, 2018

3:45 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, proceeding to the Rotunda for a ceremony before late President George H.W. Bush lies in state.

December 3, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to the Rotunda for a ceremony before late President George H.W. Bush lies in state.

November 30, 2018

4:45 p.m. - Alaska Delegation on Anchorage Earthquake: Rep. Don Young (R-AK) is joined by senators Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Dan Sullivan (R-AK) to discuss early assessment and recovery efforts after a 7.0 earthquake by Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson.

November 30, 2018

11:00 a.m. - Democracy Reform Task Force: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. John Sarbanes (D-MD) are joined by freshmen members-elect to discuss priority legislation early in the 116th Congress.

November 30, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 6901 - Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Hurd / Oversight and Government Reform) // Special Orders

November 29, 2018

12:30 p.m. - Bustos After DCCC Election: Rep. Cheri Bustos (D-IL) speaks with reporters after her election to chair the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee.

November 29, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (7): H.R. 7187 - National Flood Insurance Program Further Extension Act of 2018 (Rep. MacArthur / Financial Services) // H.R. 2846 - Federal Agency Customer Experience Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Fitzpatrick / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3121 - All-American Flag Act, as amended (Rep. Bustos / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3154 - Inspector General Access Act of 2017 (Rep. Richmond / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 5759 - 21st Century IDEA, as amended (Rep. Khanna / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 6777 - Settlement Agreement Information Database Act of 2018 (Rep. Palmer / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 6901 - Federal CIO Authorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Hurd / Oversight and Government Reform) // Special Orders

November 29, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Thomas Alvin Farr, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, voting on motions to invoke cloture on the nomination of Jonathan A. Kobes, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit; and later on the nomination of Kathleen Laura Kraninger, to be Director, Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection.

November 28, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Pelosi After Organizing Conference: Presumptive House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters alongside incoming Democratic Caucus leaders after electing leaders for the 116th Congress.

November 28, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (4): H.R. 6753 - Strengthening the Health Care Fraud Prevention Task Force Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Walden / Energy and Commerce) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2422 - Action for Dental Health Act of 2018 (Rep. Kelly (IL) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 6032 - State of Modern Application, Research, and Trends of IoT Act (Rep. Latta / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 7164 - To add Ireland to the E–3 nonimmigrant visa program, as amended (Rep. Sensenbrenner / Judiciary) // Special Orders

November 28, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and leaders of the House Republican Conference speak with reporters about appropriations, border security and Saudi Arabia.

November 28, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Karen Dunn Kelley, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce, recessing from 11:00 a.m. until noon for a classified briefing, then voting on confirmation of the Kelley nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Thomas Alvin Farr, of North Carolina, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina, later considering a motion to discharge S.J.Res. 54 - A joint resolution to direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from hostilities in the Republic of Yemen that have not been authorized by Congress.

November 27, 2018

2:45 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the lame duck agenda, issues raised by a migrant caravan at Tijuana, Saudi Arabia, a Mississippi runoff election and remaining appropriations.

November 27, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and others speak with reporters in strident opposition to the nomination of Thomas Alvin Farr, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of North Carolina.

November 27, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (8): Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 4254 - Women in Aerospace Education Act (Rep. Knight / Science, Space, and Technology) // S. 1768 - National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Sen. Feinstein / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 5273 - Global Fragility and Violence Reduction Act of 2018 (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1567 - United States-Mexico Economic Partnership Act, as amended (Rep. Cuellar / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 4591 - Preventing Destabilization of Iraq Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Kinzinger / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 6207 - Democratic Republic of the Congo Democracy and Accountability Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 390 - Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to the House Amendment to S. 140 - Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 (Sen. Flake / Transportation and Infrastructure) // Special Orders

November 27, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Stephen Alexander Vaden, to be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture, voting on confirmation of the nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Karen Dunn Kelley, to be Deputy Secretary of Commerce, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Kelley nomination, recessing until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

November 26, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Stephen Alexander Vaden, to be General Counsel of the Department of Agriculture, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

November 23, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 23, 2018

9:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

November 20, 2018

10:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

November 20, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 16, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 16, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 6784 - Manage our Wolves Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Duffy / Natural Resources) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 5787 - Strengthening Coastal Communities Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Dunn / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

November 15, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about deadly California wildfires, legislating in the lame duck and the 116th Congress, and challengers to her bid to again be Speaker.

November 15, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business.

November 15, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, then considering a motion to discharge S.J.Res. 65, a joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Bahrain of certain defense articles and services, voting in relation to the motion to discharge; then proceeding to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Michelle Bowman, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, later voting on confirmation of the Bowman nomination.

November 14, 2018

4:30 p.m. - Flake, Coons on Special Counsel Bill: Senators Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Chris Coons (D-DE) discuss their bipartisan Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act and the appointment of acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker.

November 14, 2018

3:00 p.m. - House GOP After Organizing Conference: House Republican Conference members speak with the press after adopting conference rules and electing leaders for the 116th Congress.

November 14, 2018

2:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House Message to accompany S. 140 - legislative vehicle for Coast Guard Reauthorization, with amendment #4054, as modified, post-cloture, voting on the motion to concur, then on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Michelle Bowman, to be a member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

November 14, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.Res. 1142 - Providing for consideration of H.R. 6784 - Manage our Wolves Act, and providing for proceedings during the period from November 19, 2018, through November 26, 2018 (Rep. Newhouse / Rules) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 6666 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant to States and local governments easements and rights-of-way over Federal land within Gateway National Recreation Area for construction, operation, and maintenance of projects for control and prevention of flooding and shoreline erosion (Rep. Donovan / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

November 14, 2018

12:00 p.m. - Senate GOP After Organizing Conference: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and incoming party leaders speak with reporters after the caucus selected leadership for the 116th Congress.

November 14, 2018

11:00 a.m. - Senate Democrats After Organizing Conference: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) speaks with reporters after the caucus selected leadership for the 116th Congress.

November 13, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House Message to accompany S. 140 - legislative vehicle for Coast Guard Reauthorization, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur with further amendment.

November 13, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Schumer, Nelson on Florida Recount: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Bill Nelson (D-FL) discuss a ballot recount on Nelson's and other state races.

November 13, 2018

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (15): H.R. 2740 - Rabbi Michoel Ber Weissmandl Congressional Gold Medal Act of 2017 (Rep. Velázquez / Financial Services) // H.R. 4033 - National Geologic Mapping Act Reauthorization Act (Rep. Lamborn / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5787 - Strengthening Coastal Communities Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Dunn / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6064 - To rename the Oyster Bay National Wildlife Refuge as the Congressman Lester Wolff National Wildlife Refuge (Rep. Suozzi / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5636 - Flatside Wilderness Enhancement Act, as amended (Rep. Hill / Natural Resources) // S. 440 - To establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain federal property around the Dickinson Reservoir in the State of North Dakota (Sen. Hoeven / Natural Resources) // S. 2074 - To establish a procedure for the conveyance of certain Federal property around the Jamestown Reservoir in the State of North Dakota, and for other purposes (Sen. Hoeven / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6146 - Cottonwood Land Exchange Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Gosar / Natural Resources) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2615 - Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act (Rep. Palazzo / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5706 - World War II Pacific Sites Establishment Act (Rep. Hanabusa / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6666 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to grant to States and local governments easements and rights-of-way over Federal land within Gateway National Recreation Area for construction, operation, and maintenance of projects for control and prevention of flooding and shoreline erosion (Rep. Donovan / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6651 - PEPFAR Extension Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 1055 - To affirm strong United States-Liberia ties and support for democratic principles, and call for full implementation of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission recommendations, including the establishment of an Extraordinary Criminal Tribunal for Liberia (Rep. Donovan / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 1052 - Affirming United States-Australia cooperation on space research, exploration, and utilization (Rep. Castro / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 6018 - Trans-Sahara Counterterrorism Partnership Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

November 9, 2018

10:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

November 9, 2018

9:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 7, 2018

2:45 p.m. - Schumer on Midterm Election: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) discusses results of the midterm election and governing in the 116th Congress.

November 7, 2018

12:00 p.m. - Pelosi on Midterm Election: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discusses results of the midterm election and governing in the 116th Congress.

November 7, 2018

10:30 a.m. - McConnell on Midterm Election: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) discusses results of the midterm election and governing in the 116th Congress.

November 6, 2018

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 6, 2018

2:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

November 2, 2018

2:45 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 2, 2018

11:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 30, 2018

1:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 30, 2018

1:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

October 26, 2018

5:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

October 26, 2018

4:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 23, 2018

4:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

October 23, 2018

9:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 19, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

October 19, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 16, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

October 16, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 12, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

October 12, 2018

9:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Jeffrey Bossert Clark, to be an Assistant Attorney General, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Clark nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Eric S. Dreiband, to be an Assistant Attorney General, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Dreiband nomination, post-cloture, later voting on confirmation of the Dreiband nomination; and on confirmation of the nominations of David James Porter, of Pennsylvania, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit; Ryan Douglas Nelson, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit; Richard J. Sullivan, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Second Circuit; William M. Ray II, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia; Liles Clifton Burke, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama; Michael Joseph Juneau, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana; Mark Saalfield Norris, Sr., to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee; Eli Jeremy Richardson, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee; Thomas S. Kleeh, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of West Virginia; Peter J. Phipps, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; Susan Brnovich, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Arizona; Chad F. Kenney, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania; Jeremy D. Kernodle, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Texas; James Patrick Hanlon, to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Indiana; and Lance E. Walker, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Maine.

October 10, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about health insurance regulations, relations with Saudi Arabia and President Donald Trump's tax returns.

October 10, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about incivility throughout the Justice Brett Kavanaugh nomination process, a water bill passed, and the economy.

October 10, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate considers the motion to proceed to S.J.Res. 63, providing for congressional disapproval relating to "Short-Term, Limited Duration Insurance", then voting on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany S. 3021 - Water Resources Development Act of 2018; and on passage the joint resolution, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Jeffrey Bossert Clark, to be an Assistant Attorney General, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination, post-cloture.

October 9, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House message to accompany S. 3021 - Water Resources Development Act of 2018, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the motion to concur, post-cloture.

October 9, 2018

11:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 6, 2018

4:30 p.m. - McConnell on Kavanaugh Confirmation: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) discusses the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

October 6, 2018

Continued - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

October 5, 2018

9:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 5, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination, post-cloture.

October 4, 2018

2:45 p.m. - Senate GOP on FBI Inquiry of Kavanaugh: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and others discuss the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh after reviewing a supplemental background check by the FBI.

October 4, 2018

11:00 a.m. - Senate Democrats on FBI Inquiry of Kavanaugh: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) discuss their review of a supplemental background check by the FBI.

October 4, 2018

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.

October 3, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House message to accompany H.R. 302 - FAA Extension, post-cloture, voting on the motion to concur, later voting on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R. 6 - SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, then resuming Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Judge Brett M. Kavanaugh, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court.

October 2, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders discuss the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to make demands of a supplemental FBI background check already underway.

October 2, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders discuss the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh as a supplemental FBI background check was underway and an FAA bill.

October 2, 2018

12:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 2, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House message to accompany H.R. 302 - FAA Extension, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

October 1, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Brett M. Kavanaugh, to be an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, later considering the House message to accompany H.R. 302 - FAA Extension, conducting a roll call vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur with an amendment, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the motion.

September 28, 2018

2:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business.

September 28, 2018

10:30 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the Republican legislative agenda and upcoming midterm elections.

September 28, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Kavanaugh Business Meeting: Senate Judiciary Committee

September 28, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 6760 - Protecting Family and Small Business Tax Cuts Act of 2018 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Rodney Davis (IL) / Ways and Means) // Suspension: House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 6 - SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act (Rep. Walden / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

September 27, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive session to consider the nomination of Lisa Porter, to be a Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

September 27, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Kavanaugh Confirmation, Day Five: Senate Judiciary Committee

September 27, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 6757 - Family Savings Act of 2018 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Kelly (PA) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 6756 - American Innovation Act of 2018 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Buchanan / Ways and Means) // Special Orders

September 26, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Republican Conference leaders speaks with reporters.

September 26, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 5420 - FDR Historic Preservation Act, as amended (Rep. Faso / Natural Resources) // Suspensions (16): H.R. 302 - FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Shuster / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 6332 - Improving Strategies to Counter Weapons Proliferation Act (Rep. Tipton / Financial Services) // H.R. 4753 - Federal Reserve Supervision Testimony Clarification Act, as amended (Rep. Lucas / Financial Services) // H.R. 5036 - Financial Technology Protection Act, as amended (Rep. Budd / Financial Services) // H.R. 6729 - Empowering Financial Institutions to Fight Human Trafficking Act of 2018 (Rep. Wagner / Financial Services) // H.R. 6737 - Protect Affordable Mortgages for Veterans Act of 2018 (Rep. Zeldin / Financial Services) // H.R. 6751 - Banking Transparency for Sanctioned Persons Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Love / Financial Services) // H.R. 3834 - 9/11 Heroes Medal of Valor Act of 2017 (Rep. Crowley / Financial Services) // H.R. 754 - Anwar Sadat Centennial Celebration Act (Rep. Stewart / Financial Services) // H.R. 4809 - GOOD Act, as amended (Rep. Walker / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3398 - REAL ID Act Modification for Freely Associated States Act (Rep. Young (AK) / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4887 - GREAT Act, as amended (Rep. Foxx / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4431 - Correcting Miscalculations in Veterans’ Pensions Act, as amended (Rep. Carter (GA) / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4917 - IG Subpoena Authority Act (Rep. Russell / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 5896 - Border Patrol Agent Pay Reform Amendments Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Hurd / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 6846 - To require the United States Postal Services to establish new ZIP codes, and for other purposes (Rep. Diaz-Balart / Oversight and Government Reform) // Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act, 2019 and Continuing Appropriations Act, 2019 (One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Granger / Appropriations) // H.Res. 1071 - Recognizing that allowing illegal immigrants the right to vote devalues the franchise and diminishes the voting power of United States citizens (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. McCarthy / Judiciary) // Special Orders

September 26, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resume Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of Peter A. Feldman, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the full term of seven years from October 27, 2019, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

September 25, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about handling the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh amid sexual assault allegations.

September 25, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about a planned hearing with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and a sexual assault accuser.

September 25, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (38): H.R. 6735 - Public-Private Cybersecurity Cooperation Act, as amended (Rep. McCarthy / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6740 - Border Tunnel Task Force Act (Rep. Sessions / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6620 - Protecting Critical Infrastructure Against Drones and Emerging Threats Act (Rep. Richmond / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6742 - Secure Border Communications Act (Rep. Mast / Homeland Security) // S. 3479 - Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2018 (Sen. Isakson / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 6378 - Pandemic and All-Hazards Preparedness and Advancing Innovation Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Brooks (IN) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2278 - Responsible Disposal Reauthorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Tipton / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2389 - To reauthorize the West Valley demonstration project, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Reed / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1320 - Nuclear Utilization of Keynote Energy Act, as amended (Rep. Kinzinger / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 6511 - Strategic Petroleum Reserve Reform Act, as amended (Rep. Barton / Energy and Commerce) // S. 2554 - Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act (Sen. Collins / Energy and Commerce) // S. 2553 - Know the Lowest Price Act of 2018 (Sen. Stabenow / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 6580 - Kerrie Orozco First Responders Family Support Act, as amended (Rep. Bacon / Judiciary) // H.R. 1872 - Reciprocal Access to Tibet Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. McGovern / Judiciary) // H.R. 6758 - SUCCESS Act, as amended (Rep. Chabot / Judiciary) // H.R. 6847 - Preventing Child Exploitation Act of 2018 (Rep. Roby / Judiciary) // H.Con.Res. 72 - Expressing the sense of Congress that child safety is the first priority of custody and visitation adjudications, and that State courts should improve adjudications of custody where family violence is alleged. (Rep. Sessions / Judiciary) // H.R. 5075 - Ashanti Alert Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Taylor / Judiciary) // H.R. 6013 - Migratory Bird Framework and Hunting Opportunities for Veterans Act (Rep. Bishop (UT) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6299 - Nevada Lands Bill Technical Corrections Act of 2018 (Rep. Amodei / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6687 - To direct the Secretary of the Interior to manage the Point Reyes National Seashore in the State of California consistent with Congress' longstanding intent to maintain working dairies and ranches on agricultural property as part of the seashore's unique historic, cultural, scenic and natural values, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Huffman / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5420 - FDR Historic Preservation Act, as amended (Rep. Faso / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6599 - To modify the application of temporary limited appointment regulations to the National Park Service, and for other purposes (Rep. Knight / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5585 - To extend the authorization for the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission (Rep. Keating / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6348 - Small Business ACE Act (Rep. Curtis / Small Business) // H.R. 6347 - 7(a) Real Estate Appraisal Harmonization Act (Rep. Evans / Small Business) // H.R. 6316 - Small Business Advocacy Improvements Act of 2018 (Rep. Comer / Small Business) // H.R. 6330 - Small Business Runway Extension Act of 2018 (Rep. Knight / Small Business) // H.R. 6367 - Incentivizing Fairness in Subcontracting Act, as amended (Rep. Lawson / Small Business) // H.R. 6368 - Encouraging Small Business Innovators (Rep. Espaillat / Small Business) // H.R. 6369 - Expanding Contracting Opportunities for Small Businesses Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Marshall / Small Business) // H.R. 6382 - Clarity on Small Business Participation in Category Management Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Adams / Small Business) // S. 791 - Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017 (Sen. Peters / Small Business) // H.R. 5509 - Innovations in Mentoring, Training, and Apprenticeships Act, as amended (Rep. McCarthy / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 6229 - National Institute of Standards and Technology Reauthorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Comstock / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 6398 - Department of Energy Veterans’ Health Initiative Act, as amended (Rep. Norman / Science, Space, and Technology) // S. 1595 - Hizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2018, as amended (Sen. Rubio / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 5433 - Hack Your State Department Act, as amended (Rep. Lieu / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

September 25, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Peter A. Feldman, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the remainder of the term expiring October 26, 2019, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, voting on confirmation of the nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the Feldman nomination to serve for the full term of seven years from October 27, 2019, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the second Feldman nomination.

September 24, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, thereafter proceeding to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Jackie Wolcott, to be U.S. Representative to the International Atomic Energy Agency, and to be U.S. Representative to the Vienna Office of the United Nations, with the rank of Ambassador, voting on confirmation of the Wolcott nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Peter A. Feldman, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission for the remainder of the term expiring October 26, 2019, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Feldman nomination.

September 24, 2018

10:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

September 20, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

September 20, 2018

9:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

September 18, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders discuss the Kavanaugh nomination amid a sex abuse allegation.

September 18, 2018

1:45 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senator Patty Murray (D-WA) is joined by Senators Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) to discuss the Kavanaugh nomination amid a sex abuse allegation.

September 18, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the conference report to accompany H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense and Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education Appropriations Act with December 7 Continuing Resolution,  voting on the conference report, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

September 17, 2018

2:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to debate on S. 2554 - Patient Right to Know Drug Prices Act; and H.R. 6 - SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, voting on the Lee amendment #4011 to S. 2554; passage of the bill, as amended, if amended; and passage of H.R. 6.

September 17, 2018

1:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

September 14, 2018

10:15 a.m. - House Democrats on 2017 Hurricane Recovery: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Reps. Nydia Velasquez (D-NY), Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) and Del. Stacey Plaskett (D-VI) to discuss hurricane recovery in Puerto Rico & U.S. Virgin Islands as Hurricane Florence landed in the Carolinas.

September 13, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Republican Conference leaders speak with reporters about the economy, appropriating, Hurricane Florence and the midterm elections.

September 13, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Kavanaugh Business Meeting: Senate Judiciary Committee

September 13, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 1911 - Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Chris Smith / Foreign Affairs) // Suspensions (4): House Amendment to S. 3021 - America's Water Infrastructure Act of 2018 (Rep. Shuster / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 6227 - National Quantum Initiative Act, as amended (Rep. Smith (TX) / Science, Space, and Technology) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 589 - Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act (Rep. Lamar Smith / Science, Space, and Technology) // S. 97 - Nuclear Energy Innovation Capabilities Act of 2017 (Sen. Crapo / Science, Space, and Technology) // Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Simpson / Appropriations) // Special Orders

September 13, 2018

9:45 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

September 12, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Charles P. Rettig, to be Commissioner of Internal Revenue, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination.

September 12, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (21): H.R. 6198 - Countering Weapons of Mass Destruction Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Donovan / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6720 - Dog and Cat Meat Trade Prohibition Act of 2018 (Rep. Buchanan / Agriculture) // H.R. 6690 - Fighting Fraud to Protect Care for Seniors Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Roskam / Ways and Means) // H.R. 6662 - Empowering Seniors’ Enrollment Decision Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Paulsen / Ways and Means) // H.R. 6561 - Comprehensive Care for Seniors Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Walorski / Ways and Means) // H.R. 3635 - Local Coverage Determination Clarification Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Jenkins (KS) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5059 - State Insurance Regulation Preservation Act, as amended (Rep. Rothfus / Financial Services) // H.R. 6411 - FinCEN Improvement Act of 2018 (Rep. Perlmutter / Financial Services) // H.R. 3764 - Little Shell Tribe of Chippewa Indians Restoration Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Gianforte / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5923 - Walnut Grove Land Exchange Act, as amended (Rep. Westerman / Natural Resources) // H.R. 4824 - Rural Broadband Permitting Efficiency Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Curtis / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2591 - To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act to modernize the funding of wildlife conservation, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Austin Scott (GA) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2606 - Stigler Act Amendments of 2018, as amended (Rep. Cole / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6287 - 9/11 Memorial Act, as amended (Rep. MacArthur / Natural Resources) // H.R. 3186 - Every Kid Outdoors Act (Rep. Tsongas / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5532 - Reconstruction Era National Historical Park Act (Rep. Clyburn / Natural Resources) // H.R. 660 - Bureau of Reclamation Transparency Act (Rep. Gosar / Natural Resources) // H.R. 4689 - To authorize early repayment of obligations to the Bureau of Reclamation within the Northport Irrigation District in the State of Nebraska (Rep. Smith (NE) / Natural Resources) // House Amendment to S. 2497 - Ileana Ros-Lehtinen United States-Israel Security Assistance Authorization Act of 2018 (Sen. Rubio / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1911 - Special Envoy to Monitor and Combat Anti-Semitism Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 401 - Urging China, South Korea, Vietnam, Thailand, the Philippines, Indonesia, Cambodia, Laos, India, and all nations to outlaw the dog and cat meat trade and to enforce existing laws against the trade, as amended (Rep. Hastings / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 6197 - RAWR Act (Rep. Donovan / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 5317 - To repeal section 2141 of the Revised Statutes to remove the prohibition on certain alcohol manufacturing on Indian lands, as amended (Rep. Herrera Beutler / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6040 - Contra Costa Canal Transfer Act, as amended (Rep. DeSaulnier / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

September 11, 2018

5:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

September 10, 2018

3:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

September 7, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Kavanaugh Confirmation, Day Four: Senate Judiciary Committee

September 7, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minute // H.R. 6691 - Community Security and Safety Act of 2018 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Handel / Judiciary) // Special Orders

September 7, 2018

9:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

September 6, 2018

12:45 p.m. - House GOP on FISA Applications: Reps. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), Mark Meadows (R-NC), Jim Jordan (R-OH), Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Andy Biggs (R-AZ), Keith Rothfus (R-PA) and Louie Gohmert (R-TX) discuss surveillance of Trump associate Carter Page throughout 2016.

September 6, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, thereafter voting on confirmation of the following nominations: Marilyn Jean Horan, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania; William F. Jung, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Florida; Kari A. Dooley, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Connecticut; Dominic W. Lanza, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Arizona; Charles J. Williams, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Iowa; Robert R. Summerhays, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana; Eric C. Tostrud, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Minnesota; and Alan D. Albright, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas.

September 6, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters about job and wage growth, appropriations, renegotiating NAFTA, the farm bill and the Trump administration.

September 6, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about appropriations, Affordable Care Act litigation, ethics of Republicans, the Trump administration, midterm primaries, and legislating.

September 6, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 4606 - Ensuring Small Scale LNG Certainty and Access Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Johnson (OH) / Energy and Commerce) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Pallone Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. DeGette Amendment (10 minutes) // Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 6147 - Interior, Environment, Financial Services, and General Government Appropriations Act, 2019 and Democrat Motion to Instruct Conferees // Special Orders

September 6, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Kavanaugh Confirmation, Day Three: Senate Judiciary Committee

September 5, 2018

3:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats on ACA, Kavanaugh: Senators Ron Wyden (D-OR), Tina Smith (D-MN) and Chris Murphy (D-CT) discuss a court challenge to pre-existing conditions protections in the Affordable Care Act and the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

September 5, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, appropriating and the Trump administration.

September 5, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about health care litigation and the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

September 5, 2018

1:30 p.m. - Transparency by Twitter: House Energy and Commerce Committee

September 5, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Elad L. Roisman, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then swearing in Senator Jon Kyl (R-AZ) to replace late Senator John McCain (R-AZ).

September 5, 2018

11:00 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: Reps. Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Linda Sanchez (D-CA) discuss midterm election primaries, the Affordable Care Act and appropriations.

September 5, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (3): H.R. 4969 - Embassy Security Authorization Act, Fiscal Year 2019, as amended (Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 5576 - Cyber Deterrence and Response Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Yoho / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 5274 - Global Electoral Exchange Act (Rep. Castro / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1635 - Empowering Students Through Enhanced Financial Counseling Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Guthrie / Education and the Workforce) // The Rules provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Stefanik Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Murphy (FL) Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. O'Halleran / Bera Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Lewis (MN) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Allen Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Hartzler Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Jayapal Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

September 5, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Republican Conference leaders discuss social media, the August recess, tax reform, the economy and appropriations.

September 5, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Foreign Influence on Social Media: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

September 5, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Kavanaugh Confirmation, Day Two: Senate Judiciary Committee

September 4, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Elad L. Roisman, to be a Member of the Securities and Exchange Commission, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

September 4, 2018

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (12): Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 4318 - Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act, as amended (Rep. Brady (TX) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 6439 - Biometric Identification Transnational Migration Alert Program Authorization Act of 2018 (Rep. McCaul / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6459 - TSA OPEN for Business Act (Rep. Thompson (MS) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6430 - Securing the Homeland Security Supply Chain Act of 2018 (Rep. King (NY) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6443 - Advancing Cybersecurity Diagnostics and Mitigation Act, as amended (Rep. Ratcliffe / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5869 - Maritime Border Security Review Act (Rep. Gonzalez-Colon/ Homeland Security) // H.R. 6374 - FIT Act, as amended (Rep. Perry / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6438 - DHS Countering Unmanned Aircraft Systems Coordinator Act, as amended (Rep. Perry / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6447 - Department of Homeland Security Chief Data Officer Authorization Act, as amended (Rep. Carter (TX) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6265 - PreCheck is PreCheck Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Katko / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6461 - TSA National Deployment Force Act (Rep. Watson Coleman / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6400 - United States Ports of Entry Threat and Operational Review Act (Rep. Lesko / Homeland Security) // Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019 and Democrat Motion to Instruct Conferees // Special Orders

September 4, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Kavanaugh Confirmation, Day One: Senate Judiciary Committee

August 31, 2018

10:30 a.m. - McCain Lies in State: Dignitaries and Members of Congress mark the passing of Senator John McCain (R-AZ).

August 31, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 31, 2018

9:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 28, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the economy and late Senator John McCain (R-AZ).

August 28, 2018

2:00 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the economy, the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, and late Senator John McCain (R-AZ).

August 28, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 28, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE:

The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Lynn A. Johnson to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support of the Department of Health and Human Services, post-cloture. At 10:40am, the Senate votes on confirmation of the Johnson nomination. Immediately upon disposition of the nomination, the Senate votes on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Richard Clarida to be Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. The Senate will recesses from 12:30pm until 2:15pm to allow for the weekly caucus meetings. Additional roll call votes are possible during Tuesday’s session.

August 27, 2018

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Lynn A. Johnson to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support of the Department of Health and Human Services, proceeding to vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nominations of: Richard Clarida to be Vice Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Richard Clarida to be Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Joseph H. Hunt to be an Assistant Attorney General, Isabel Marie Keenan Patelunas to be Assistant Secretary for Intelligence and Analysis of the Department of the Treasury, Terry Fitzgerald Moorer to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Alabama, R. Stan Baker to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Georgia, Charles Barnes Goodwin to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, Barry W. Ashe to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Louisiana, James R. Sweeney II to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Indiana, Susan Paradise Baxter to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, Marilyn Jean Horan to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Pennsylvania, William F. Jung to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Florida, Dominic W. Lanza to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Arizona, Charles J. Williams to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Iowa, Robert R. Summerhays to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, and Alan D. Albright to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas.

August 24, 2018

11:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 23, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE:

The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Lynn A. Johnson to be Assistant Secretary for Family Support, Department of Health and Human Services. One hour after the Senate convenes there will be a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the Shelby substitute amendment #3695 to H.R.6157 (Minibus Appropriations). Upon the use or yielding back of time, any pending amendments are disposed of and the Senate votes on adoption of the substitute. Then, there is a cloture vote on the underlying bill and another 30 hours of post-cloture debate prior to voting on passage of the minibus.

August 22, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE:

The Senate resumes consideration of H.R.6157, Defense-Labor-Health and Human Services-Education Appropriations Act of 2019. The Senate recesses from 3:30pm until 4:30pm.

August 21, 2018

5:15 p.m. - Schumer on Meeting Judge Kavanaugh: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) discusses his meeting with Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

August 21, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

August 21, 2018

2:00 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about a combined spending bill and the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

August 21, 2018

12:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 21, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R.6157, Defense-Labor-Health and Human Services-Education Appropriations Act of 2019. At 12:10pm, the Senate votes in relation to Nelson-Capito SA #3773 and Kennedy-Reed SA #3703. Upon disposition of the amendments, the Senate recesses until 2:15pm to allow for weekly caucus meetings.

August 20, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the Shelby substitute amendment to H.R. 6157 - Defense-Labor-HHS-Education Minibus Appropriations Act, voting on amendments to the bill.

August 17, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 16, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is joined by Senators Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) and Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) to discuss forcing further document releases for the Kavanaugh Supreme Court nomination.

August 16, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of A. Marvin Quattlebaum, Jr., to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Julius Ness Richardson, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination, voting on confirmation of the Richardson nomination, thereafter resuming consideration of the Shelby substitute amendment to H.R. 6157 - Defense-Labor-HHS-Education Minibus Appropriations Act.

August 15, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of A. Marvin Quattlebaum, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fourth Circuit, recessing until 2:15 p.m., later voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

August 14, 2018

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 14, 2018

1:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 10, 2018

10:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 10, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 7, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 7, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 3, 2018

10:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 3, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

August 2, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Paid Family Leave: Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Rep. Ann Wagner (R-MO) discuss their Economic Security for New Parents Act.

August 2, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Senate GOP on Kavanaugh Nomination: Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee discuss document review for the nomination process of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

August 1, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 6147 -  Interior-Environment / Financial Services and General Government / Transportation-HUD / Agriculture Minibus Appropriations, voting on amendments, and passage of the bill, as amended.

August 1, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Foreign Influence on Social Media: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

July 31, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) speak with reporters about reviewing records for the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, appropriations and immigration.

July 31, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, appropriations and President Trump's border security stance.

July 31, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Immigrant Family Reunification: Senate Judiciary Committee

July 31, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

July 31, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of Britt Grant, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, post-cloture, voting on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany S.1182 - National Flood Insurance Program extension, recessing until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting on confirmation of the Grant nomination; and the motion to invoke cloture on Shelby substitute amendment to H.R. 6147 -  Interior-Environment / Financial Services and General Government / Transportation-HUD / Agriculture Minibus Appropriations, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the amendment, post-cloture.

July 30, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Britt Grant, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, voting on the motion, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

July 27, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

July 26, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) signs a technical education bill, speaks with reporters about the GOP agenda, an impeachment attempt on the Deputy Attorney General, and appropriating.

July 26, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about the GOP agenda, President Trump, immigrant family separation and upcoming midterm prospects.

July 26, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 6147 -  Interior-Environment / Financial Services and General Government / Transportation-HUD / Agriculture Minibus Appropriations.

July 26, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 5515 - John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Thornberry / Armed Services) // Special Orders

July 25, 2018

3:00 p.m. - Pompeo on Foreign Policy: Senate Foreign Relations Committee

July 25, 2018

11:15 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: Reps. Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Linda Sanchez (D-CA) discuss immigrant family separation, a meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Crowley's midterm primary defeat and gun violence.

July 25, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (9): H.R. 5693 - Long-Term Care Veterans Choice Act, as amended (Rep. Higgins (LA) / Veterans Affairs) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 2353 - Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Rep. Thompson (PA) / Education and the Workforce) // H.Res. 981 - Condemning the violence, persecution, intimidation, and murders committed by the Government of Nicaragua against its citizens, as amended (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 5535 - Energy Diplomacy Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 6414 - To amend title 23, United States Code, to extend the deadline for promulgation of regulations under the tribal transportation self-governance program (Rep. DeFazio / Transportation and Infrastructure) // House Amendment to S. 756 - Save Our Seas Act of 2018 (Sen. Sullivan / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.Res. 1009 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the lack of timely and predictable funding unnecessarily undermines the mission of the United States Special Operations Command and jeopardizes the security of the United States (Rep. Hudson / Armed Services) // H.Res. 1010 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Air Force faces significant readiness challenges due to insufficient personnel levels, a shrinking and depleted aircraft fleet, and maintenance deferrals, all of which are affected by budgetary uncertainty and impede the Air Force’s ability to meet ongoing and unexpected national security threats, putting United States national security at risk (Rep. Arrington / Armed Services) // H.Res. 1007 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that not fully resourcing the United States Army in a timely manner erodes the Army’s ability to maintain readiness and poses risk to the Army’s ability to conduct military operations (Rep. Russell / Armed Services) // H.R. 6199 - Restoring Access to Medication and Modernizing Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Jenkins (KS) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 6311 - Increasing Access to Lower Premium Plans and Expanding Health Savings Accounts Act of 2018, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Roskam / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

July 25, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 6147 -  Interior-Environment / Financial Services and General Government / Transportation-HUD / Agriculture Minibus Appropriations, voting on amendments to the bill.

July 25, 2018

9:15 a.m. - Democrats on Family Separation: Reps. Joaquin Castro (D-TX), Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) and Judy Chu (D-CA) are joined by Senator Richard Durbin (D-IL) and others to discuss a court-ordered deadline to reunify families separated by the Trump administration at the southern border.

July 24, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats on Kavanaugh Nomination: Senators Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is joined by Bernie Sanders (I-VT), Cory Booker (D-NJ) and faith leaders to discuss the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

July 24, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about review in the Kavanaugh confirmation process and a meeting between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

July 24, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the Supreme Court nomination of Brett Kavanaugh, foreign policy and the economy.

July 24, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and leaders of the House Republican Conference speak with reporters about the economy, health care bills and defense programs.

July 24, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (17): H.R. 1201 - EACH Act, as amended (Rep. Rodney Davis (IL) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 1476 - Native American Health Savings Improvement Act (Rep. Moolenaar / Ways and Means) // H.R. 519 - Water and Agriculture Tax Reform Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Buck / Ways and Means) // H.R. 3500 - Ensuring Integrity in the IRS Workforce Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Noem / Ways and Means) // H.R. 6084 - Improving Social Security’s Service to Victims of Identity Theft Act, as amended (Rep. Bishop (MI) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 4952 - Improving Seniors Access to Quality Benefits Act (Rep. Kelly (PA) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 6138 - ASC Payment Transparency Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Nunes / Ways and Means) // H.R. 6124 - Tribal Social Security Fairness Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Reichert / Ways and Means) // House Amendment to S. 1182 - National Flood Insurance Program Extension Act of 2018 (Rep. MacArthur / Financial Services) // H.R. 2409 - To allow servicemembers to terminate their cable, satellite television, and Internet access service contracts while deployed, as amended (Rep. Costello / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2787 - VET MD Act, as amended (Rep. Kaptur / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 5538 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for the inclusion of certain additional periods of active duty service for purposes of suspending charges to veterans’ entitlement to educational assistance under the laws administered by the Secretary of Veterans Affairs during periods of suspended participation in vocational rehabilitation programs (Rep. Peters / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 5649 - Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer William ‘Bill’ Mulder (Ret.) Transition Improvements Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Arrington / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 5882 - Gold Star Spouses Leasing Relief Act, as amended (Rep. Bustos / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 5864 - VA Hospitals Establishing Leadership Performance Act, as amended (Rep. Bost / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 5938 - Veterans Serving Veterans Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Gonzalez / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 5974 - VA COST SAVINGS Enhancements Act, as amended (Rep. Denham / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 184 - Protect Medical Innovation Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Paulsen / Ways and Means) // Special Orders

July 24, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 6147 -  Interior-Environment / Financial Services and General Government / Transportation-HUD / Agriculture Minibus Appropriations, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, voting on amendments to the bill.

July 23, 2018

6:00 p.m. - House Democrats on Trump-Putin Meeting: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Reps. Eliot Engel (D-NY) and Adam Schiff (D-CA) to discuss a resolution introduced condemning statements by President Donald Trump after a meeting in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

July 23, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Robert L. Wilkie, to be Secretary of Veterans Affairs, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then proceeding to consideration of H.R. 6147 -  Interior-Environment / Financial Services and General Government / Transportation-HUD / Agriculture Minibus Appropriations.

July 23, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (20): H.R. 2345 - National Suicide Hotline Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Stewart / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 4881 - Precision Agriculture Connectivity Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Latta / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5709 - PIRATE Act, as amended (Rep. Lance / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 3994 - ACCESS BROADBAND Act, as amended (Rep. Tonko / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 959 - Title VIII Nursing Workforce Reauthorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Joyce / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1676 - Palliative Care and Hospice Education and Training Act, as amended (Rep. Engel / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 3728 - EMPOWER Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Burgess / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5385 - Dr. Benjy Frances Brooks Children’s Hospital GME Support Reauthorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Gene Green (TX) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5954 - Anti-terrorism Clarification Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Goodlatte / Judiciary) // H.R. 1689 - Private Property Rights Protection Act of 2017 (Rep. Sensenbrenner / Judiciary) // H.R. 4100 - Foundation of the Federal Bar Association Charter Amendments Act of 2017 (Rep. Chabot / Judiciary) // S. 2245 - KIWI Act (Sen. Hirono / Judiciary) // H.R. 2630 - La Paz County Land Conveyance Act, as amended (Rep. Gosar / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1220 - To establish the Adams Memorial Commission to carry out the provisions of Public Law 107-62, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Lynch / Natural Resources) // H.R. 3045 - Eastern Legacy Extension Act, as amended (Rep. Messer / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5875 - To amend the Pittman-Robertson Wildlife Restoration Act and the Dingell-Johnson Federal Aid in Sport Fish Restoration Act, to provide parity for United States territories and the District of Columbia, to make technical corrections to such Acts and related laws, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Bordallo / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5979 - Mill Springs Battlefield National Monument Act, as amended (Rep. Rogers (KY) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6077 - National Comedy Center Recognition Act, as amended (Rep. Reed / Natural Resources) // S. 2850 - To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund (Sen. Flake / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5613 - Quindaro Townsite National Historic Landmark Act, as amended (Rep. Yoder / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

July 19, 2018

3:30 p.m. - Poe on College Sexual Assault: Rep. Ted Poe (R-TX) and current and former Texas A&M survivors to discuss sexual harassment on college campuses.

July 19, 2018

12:30 p.m. - House Democrats on Russian Meddling: House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and Democrats to introduce the Secure America from Russian Interference Act.

July 19, 2018

12:00 p.m. - Flake & Coons Introduce Russia Resolution: Senators Jeff Flake (R-AZ) and Chris Coons (D-DE) discuss a bipartisan resolution commending the Justice Department for its 2016 investigation of Russia and reaffirming the Federation be held accountable with mandatory sanctions.

July 19, 2018

10:30 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) delivers a statement regarding a meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki.

July 19, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Ryan Wesley Bounds, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture, the nomination withdrawn, later voting on S.RES. 584, resolution regarding the questioning of U.S. officials by the government of Russia.

July 19, 2018

9:15 a.m. - Tariffs’ Effects on Auto Industry: Reps. Drew Ferguson (R-GA), Jackie Walorski (R-IN) and Terri Sewell (D-AL) are joined by Senator Doug Jones (D-AL) and automotive manufacturers to discuss tariff's impact on the industry.

July 19, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.Con.Res. 119 - Expressing the sense of Congress that a carbon tax would be detrimental to the United States economy (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Scalise / Ways and Means) // Complete Consideration of H.R. 6147 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Calvert / Appropriations) // Special Orders

July 19, 2018

8:30 a.m. - Chinese Technology Transfer: House Select Committee on Intelligence

July 18, 2018

2:00 p.m. - House Democrats on Trump-Putin Meeting: Reps. Mike Thompson (D-CA), Peter DeFazio (D-OR), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Jimmy Panetta (D-CA), Ted Lieu (D-CA) and Anthony Brown (D-MD) discuss a meeting in Helsinki between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

July 18, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Shark Research: Senate Commerce Science and Transportation Committee

July 18, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Monetary Policy: House Financial Services Committee

July 18, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 1037 - To authorize the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Lynch / Natural Resources) // Suspension: H.Res. 990 - Supporting the officers and personnel who carry out the important mission of the United States Immigration and Customs Enforcement, as amended (Rep. Clay Higgins / Judiciary) // Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 2 – Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, and Democrat Motion to Instruct Conferees // Continue Consideration of H.R. 6147 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Calvert / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments: A list of the remaining 46 amendments made in order can be found here. // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Biggs Amendment; Rep. Grijalva Amendment; Rep. O'Halleran Amendment; Rep. Adams Amendment; Rep. Grothman Amendment // Special Orders

July 18, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Andrew S. Oldham, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

July 17, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about a meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

July 17, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the NATO alliance, Russian meddling and the Kavanaugh nomination process.

July 17, 2018

10:15 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and leaders of the House Republican Conference speak with reporters about the economy and a meeting between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

July 17, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (14): House Amendment to S. 717 - POWER Act, as amended (Sen. Sullivan / Judiciary) // H.Res. 995 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the Nation now faces a more complex and grave set of threats than at any time since the end of World War II, and that the lack of full, on-time funding related to defense activities puts servicemen and servicewomen at risk, harms national security, and aids the adversaries of the United States (Rep. Cheney / Armed Services) // H.Res. 998 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Marine Corps faces significant readiness challenges and that budgetary uncertainty impedes the Corps’ ability to meet ongoing and unexpected national security threats, putting United States national security at risk (Rep. Gallagher / Armed Services) // H.Res. 994 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives that the United States Navy’s total readiness remains in a perilous state due to high operational demands, increased deployment lengths, shortened training periods, and deferred maintenance all while the Navy is asked to “do more with less” as financial support for critical areas waned in the era of sequestration and without consistent Congressional funding (Rep. Wittman / Armed Services) // House Amendment to S. 488 - JOBS and Investor Confidence Act of 2018, as amended (Sen. Toomey / Financial Services) // H.R. 4819 - DELTA Act, as amended (Rep. Fortenberry / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3030 - Elie Wiesel Genocide and Atrocities Prevention Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Wagner / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 4989 - Protecting Diplomats from Surveillance Through Consumer Devices Act (Rep. Castro / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 5105 - BUILD Act, as amended (Rep. Yoho / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 5480 - Women’s Entrepreneurship and Economic Empowerment Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Royce / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1037 - To authorize the National Emergency Medical Services Memorial Foundation to establish a commemorative work in the District of Columbia and its environs, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Lynch / Natural Resources) // H.R. 3777 - Juab County Conveyance Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Love / Natural Resources) // H.R. 4032 - Gila River Indian Community Federal Rights-of-Way, Easements and Boundary Clarification Act, as amended (Rep. O'Halleran / Natural Resources) // H.R. 4645 - East Rosebud Wild and Scenic Rivers Act (Rep. Gianforte / Natural Resources) // H.R. 6147 - Department of the Interior, Environment, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Calvert / Appropriations) // The Rule will provide for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: A list of the 87 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

July 17, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of James Blew, to be Assistant Secretary for Planning, Evaluation, and Policy Development, Department of Education, voting on confirmation of the Blew nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Randal Quarles, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Quarles nomination, recessing until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting to confirm Quarles, and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Andrew S. Oldham, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Oldham nomination.

July 16, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Scott Stump, to be Assistant Secretary of Education for Career, Technical, and Adult Education, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

July 16, 2018

2:45 p.m. - Schumer on Trump-Putin Meeting: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) discusses a meeting in Helsinki between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin.

July 16, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for morning hour and legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (24): H.R. 1376 - Electronic Message Preservation Act of 2017 (Rep. Cummings / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 5415 - GAO-IG Act, as amended (Rep. Walker / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4446 - To amend the Virgin Islands of the United States Centennial Commission Act to extend the expiration date of the Commission, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Plaskett / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4890 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9801 Apollo Drive in Upper Marlboro, Maryland, as the "Wayne K. Curry Post Office Building" (Rep. Brown / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 5238 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1234 Saint Johns Place in Brooklyn, New York, as the "Major Robert Odell Owens Post Office" (Rep. Clarke / Oversight and Government Reform) // S. 2692 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4558 Broadway in New York, New York, as the "Stanley Michels Post Office Building" (Sen. Gillibrand / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4407 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 3s101 Rockwell Street in Warrenville, Illinois, as the "Corporal Jeffery Allen Williams Post Office Building" (Rep. Hultgren / Oversight and Government Reform) // S. 931 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4910 Brighton Boulevard in Denver, Colorado, as the "George Sakato Post Office" (Sen. Gardner / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2979 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 390 West 5th Street in San Bernardino, California, as the "Jack H. Brown Post Office Building' (Rep. Aguilar / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4946 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1075 North Tustin Street in Orange, California, as the "Specialist Trevor A. Win’E Post Office" (Rep. Correa / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 5504 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4801 West Van Giesen Street in West Richland, Washington, as the "Sergeant Dietrich Schmieman Post Office Building" (Rep. Newhouse / Oversight and Government Reform) // House Amendment to S. 899 - Veterans Providing Healthcare Transition Improvement Act, as amended (Sen. Hirono / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3076 - CASES for Constituents Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Graves (LA) / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4960 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 511 East Walnut Street in Columbia, Missouri, as the "Spc. Sterling William Wyatt Post Office Building" (Rep. Hartzler / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3230 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 915 Center Avenue in Payette, Idaho, as the "Harmon Killebrew Post Office Building" (Rep. Labrador / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 66 - Route 66 Centennial Commission Act, as amended (Rep. Rodney Davis (IL) / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 3906 - Innovative Stormwater Infrastructure Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Heck / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 5772 - To designate the J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and Courthouse in Amarillo, Texas, as the "J. Marvin Jones Federal Building and Mary Lou Robinson United States Courthouse" (Rep. Thornberry / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 3460 - To designate the United States courthouse located at 323 East Chapel Hill Street in Durham, North Carolina, as the "John Hervey Wheeler United States Courthouse", as amended (Rep. Butterfield / Transportation and Infrastructure) // S. 2734 - To designate the Federal building and United States courthouse located at 1300 Victoria Street in Laredo, Texas, as the "George P. Kazen Federal Building and United States Courthouse" (Sen. Cornyn / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 5846 - Promoting Flood Risk Mitigation Act, as amended (Rep. Blumenauer / Transportation and Infrastructure) // S. 490 - To reinstate and extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving the Gibson Dam (Sen. Daines / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5333 - Over-the-Counter Monograph Safety, Innovation, and Reform Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Latta / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5554 - Animal Drug and Animal Generic Drug User Fee Amendments of 2018, as amended (Rep. Mullin / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

July 13, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 50 - Unfunded Mandates Information and Transparency Act of 2017 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Foxx / Oversight and Government Reform) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Watson Coleman Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Raskin / Foxx Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Vargas Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Connolly Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

July 12, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

July 12, 2018

10:30 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

July 12, 2018

10:00 a.m. - 2016 Investigations Review: House Judiciary Committee / Oversight and Government Reform Committee

July 12, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 6237 - Matthew Young Pollard Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Nunes / Intelligence) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Keating Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Schneider Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Vargas Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Torres / Wagner Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Hastings Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Schneider / Meadows / Torres / Sinema Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Bera / Connolly / Garamendi / Larsen Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Joe Kennedy Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Rice / King (NY) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Lipinski Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Davidson Amendment (10 minutes)  // H.R. 3281 - Reclamation Title Transfer and Non-Federal Infrastructure Incentivization Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Lamborn / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

July 12, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Paul C. Ney, to be Counsel of the Department of Defense, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

July 11, 2018

10:30 a.m. - Senate Democrats on Kavanaugh, Health Care: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is joined by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA), Ron Wyden (D-OR), Chris Murphy (D-CT) and Chris Van Hollen (D-MD) to discuss health care litigation and the Supreme Court nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh.

July 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and leaders of the House Republican Conference speak with reporters about the economy since tax reform, President Trump at a NATO summit and an FBI lawyer's refusal to be deposed.

July 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension: H.R. 2075 - Crooked River Ranch Fire Protection Act (Rep. Walden / Natural Resources) // H.R. 200 - Strengthening Fishing Communities and Increasing Flexibility in Fisheries Management Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Young (AK) / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Young (AK) / Graves (LA) Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Courtney / Zeldin Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Langevin / Cicilline Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Huffman / Hastings Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Frankel / Webster Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Garrett Graves Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Keating Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Rep. Poliquin Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Lee Zeldin Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Keating Amendment # 2 (10 minutes); Rep. Matt Gaetz Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

July 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Brian Allen Benczkowski, to be an Assistant Attorney General, post-cloture, proceeding to legislative session to consider the House message accompanying H.R. 5895, minibus appropriations, voting on the compound motion to go to conference with respect to the bill and possible motions to instruct conferees, then resuming Executive Session to vote on confirmation of the Benczkowski nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Paul C. Ney, to be Counsel of the Department of Defense, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Ney nomination.

July 10, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and the Mueller probe.

July 10, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court.

July 10, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (16): H.R. 5729 - Transportation Worker Identification Credential Accountability Act of 2018 (Rep. Katko / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 6139 - Improving Investment Research for Small and Emerging Issuers Act (Rep. Huizenga / Financial Services) // H.R. 1861 - The Larry Doby Congressional Gold Medal Act (Rep. Renacci / Financial Services) // H.R. 5749 - Options Markets Stability Act, as amended (Rep. Hultgren / Financial Services) // H.R. 5877 - Main Street Growth Act, as amended (Rep. Emmer / Financial Services) // H.R. 5953 - BUILD Act (Rep. Loudermilk / Financial Services) // H.R. 5970 - Modernizing Disclosures for Investors Act, as amended (Rep. Wagner / Financial Services) // H.R. 4537 - International Insurance Standards Act of 2018 (Rep. Duffy / Financial Services) // H.R. 5793 - Housing Choice Voucher Mobility Demonstration Act of 2018 (Rep. Duffy / Financial Services) // H.R. 5626 - Intercountry Adoption Information Act of 2018 (Rep. Collins (GA) / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2259 - Sam Farr and Nick Castle Peace Corps Enhancement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Poe / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 644 - Strongly condemning the slave auctions of migrants and refugees in Libya, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Bass / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1700 - SCORE for Small Business Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Adams / Small Business) // H.R. 2655 - Small Business Innovation Protection Act of 2017 (Rep. Evans / Small Business) // Special Orders

July 10, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Mark Jeremy Bennett, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting on confirmation of the nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Brian Allen Benczkowski, to be an Assistant Attorney General, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the motion.

July 9, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Mark Jeremy Bennett, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Ninth Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate.

July 6, 2018

10:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

July 5, 2018

1:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

July 3, 2018

11:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

July 3, 2018

9:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

June 29, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

June 29, 2018

8:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

June 28, 2018

10:30 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

June 28, 2018

9:45 a.m. - House Democrats on Immigration: Rep. Karen Bass (D-CA) and others discuss immigrant family reunification.

June 28, 2018

9:30 a.m. - 2016 Investigations Review: House Judiciary Committee

June 28, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 2 - Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, considering the substitute amendment and motions to invoke cloture on the amendment and the underlying bill.

June 28, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Motion to Conference on H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2019 // H.Res. 970 - Insisting that the Department of Justice fully comply with the requests, including subpoenas, of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence and the subpoena issued by the Committee on the Judiciary relating to potential violations of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act by personnel of the Department of Justice and related matters (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Meadows / Judiciary) // Complete Consideration of H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Granger / Appropriations) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Gallagher Amendment #1; Rep. Gallagher Amendment #2; Rep. Clark Amendment; Rep. Foster Amendment; Rep. Courtney Amendment // Special Orders

June 27, 2018

2:30 p.m. - State Dept Budget: Senate Appropriations Committee, State Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee

June 27, 2018

2:00 p.m. - House GOP on Immigration Reform: Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA) is joined by House Republicans to discuss immigration reform bills defeated by the House.

June 27, 2018

12:00 p.m. - Senate Democrats on Immigrant Family Separation: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Senators Dick Durbin (D-IL), Tom Carper (D-DE), Bob Menendez (D-NJ), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) introduce a bill to address the Central American migrant crisis.

June 27, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by House Democrats and activists to discuss protecting those with pre-existing conditions.

June 27, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (5): H.R. 5345 - ALSTAR Act (Rep. Brooks (AL) / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 5346 - Commercial Space Support Vehicle Act (Rep. Posey / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 5905 - Department of Energy Science and Innovation Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Weber / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 5906 - ARPA-E Act of 2018 (Rep. Lucas / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 5907 - NIMBLE Act (Rep. Hultgren / Science, Space, and Technology) // Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 5515 – National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 / Democrat Motion to Instruct Conferees // Complete Consideration of H.R. 6136 - Border Security and Immigration Reform Act (Closed Rule) (Rep. Goodlatte / Judiciary / Homeland Security) // Complete Consideration of H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Granger / Appropriations) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Langevin Amendment; Rep. Poe Amendment // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order remaining amendments, here. // Special Orders

June 27, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 2 - Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, adopting the motion, debating pending amendments to the bill.

June 26, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

June 26, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about a Supreme Court decision on the travel ban, appropriations success and immigration reform.

June 26, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Republican Conference leaders speak with reporters about tax reform and the economy, defense spending, immigration reform and family separation, and civility in political discourse.

June 26, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension: H.R. 5841 - Foreign Investment Risk Review Modernization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Robert Pittenger / Foreign Affairs / Financial Services) // H.R. 2083 - Endangered Salmon and Fisheries Predation Prevention Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Kilmer / Heck Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Huffman Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Vargas Amendment (10 minutes) // Begin Consideration of H.R. 6157 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Granger / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order amendments, seen here. Further amendments will be considered pursuant to an additional Rule later this week. // Special Orders

June 26, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 2 - Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

June 26, 2018

8:00 a.m. - Former Members Day: The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress gathers for its 48th Annual Meeting.

June 25, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019, voting on passage of the bill, as amended; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 2 - Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the motion.

June 25, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (20): H.R. 5783 - Cooperate with Law Enforcement Agencies and Watch Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Hill / Financial Services) // H.R. 435 - Credit Access and Inclusion Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Ellison / Financial Services) // H.R. 4294 - Prevention of Private Information Dissemination Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Kustoff / Financial Services) // H.R. 6069 - FIND Trafficking Act, as amended (Rep. Vargas / Financial Services) // H.R. 5094 - Enhancing Suspicious Activity Reporting Initiative Act, as amended (Rep. King (NY) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5081 - Surface Transportation Security and Technology Accountability Act of 2018 (Rep. Katko / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5730 - Transportation Security Technology Innovation Reform Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Katko / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5766 - Securing Public Areas of Transportation Facilities Act of 2018 (Rep. Payne / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5733 - DHS Industrial Control Systems Capabilities Enhancement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Bacon / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5206 - OBIM Authorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. McSally / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5207 - IAP Authorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. McSally / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5751 - To redesignate Golden Spike National Historic Site and to establish the Transcontinental Railroad Network, as amended (Rep. Bishop (UT) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 221 - Hydrographic Services Improvement Amendments Act, as amended (Rep. Young (AK) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 805 - Tulare Youth Recreation and Women’s History Enhancement Act (Rep. Nunes / Natural Resources) // H.R. 857 - California Off-Road Recreation and Conservation Act, as amended (Rep. Cook / Natural Resources) // H.R. 3392 - Lake Bistineau Land Title Stability Act, as amended (Rep. Johnson (LA) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 4257 - Advancing Conservation and Education Act, as amended (Rep. Stewart / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1791 - Mountains to Sound Greenway National Heritage Act, as amended (Rep. Reichert / Natural Resources) // H.R. 299 - Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Valadao / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 4528 - To make technical amendments to certain marine fish conservation statutes, and for other purposes (Rep. Soto / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

June 22, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 6 - SUPPORT for Patients and Communities Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Walden / Energy and Commerce / Ways and Means) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Walden / Pallone / Brady / Neal Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Dunn / Marshall / Harris / Roe Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Barton / Meadows / Kuster Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Curtis Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Keating / Rothfus Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Meadows Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Waters Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Turner / Kuster Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

June 21, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters about the economy, immigration reform and family separation, and oversight requests from the Justice Department.

June 21, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about immigration reform, family separation and the individual health insurance mandate.

June 21, 2018

9:45 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019, voting on amendments pending to the bill.

June 21, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 9:00 a.m. for morning and 10:00 a.m. for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 4760 - Securing America's Future Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Goodlatte / Judiciary / Homeland Security) // H.R. 6136 - Border Security and Immigration Reform Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Goodlatte / Judiciary / Homeland Security) // Complete Consideration of H.R. 2 - Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Conaway / Agriculture) // Special Orders

June 20, 2018

3:00 p.m. - House Democrats on Tax Reform: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by House Democrats to discuss the fiscal 2019 budget resolution and six months since passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

June 20, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Republican Conference leaders speak with reporters about immigration reform, family separation, tax reform and the economy.

June 20, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019, voting on amendments pending to the bill.

June 20, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 9:00 a.m. for morning and 10:00 a.m. for legislative business. One Minutes //  Suspension: H.R. 5925 - CRISIS Act, as amended (Rep. Gowdy / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 6082 - Overdose Prevention and Patient Safety Act, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Mullin / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5797 - IMD CARE Act (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Mimi Walters / Energy and Commerce) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Rush Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Kildee Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Fitzpatrick Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

June 19, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about ending immigrant family separation.

June 19, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about addressing immigrant family separation.

June 19, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (18): H.R. 3192 - CHIP Mental Health Parity Act, as amended (Rep. Kennedy / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 4005 - Medicaid Reentry Act, as amended (Rep. Tonko / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5687 - SOUND Disposal and Packaging Act, as amended (Rep. Hudson / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5796 - REACH OUT Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Fitzpatrick / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5605 - Advancing High Quality Treatment for Opioid Use Disorders in Medicare Act, as amended (Rep. Ruiz / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5801 - Medicaid PARTNERSHIP Act, as amended (Rep. Griffith / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5811 - To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to post approval study requirements for certain controlled substances, and for other purposes (Rep. McNerney / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 6042 - To amend title XIX of the Social Security Act to delay the reduction in Federal medical assistance percentage for Medicaid personal care services furnished without an electronic visit verification system, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Guthrie / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5590 - Opioid Addiction Action Plan Act (Rep. Kinzinger / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 6110 - Dr. Todd Graham Pain Management, Treatment, and Recovery Act of 2018 (Rep. Walorski / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5774 - COACH Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Curbelo / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5775 - PROPER Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Paulsen / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5773 - PASS Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Roskam / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5676 - SENIOR Communities Protection Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. MacArthur / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5723 - Expanding Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Payment Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Tenney / Ways and Means) // H.R. 4991 - Supporting Research and Development for First Responders Act, as amended (Rep. Donovan / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5762 - Joint Task Force to Combat Opioid Trafficking Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Langevin / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4627 - Shielding Public Spaces from Vehicular Terrorism Act, as amended (Rep. Donovan / Homeland Security) // Special Orders

June 19, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Justice IG Report on 2016 Investigations: House Judiciary Committee / Oversight and Government Reform Committee

June 19, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

June 18, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 5515 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, post-cloture, entertaining a budget point of order against amendment #2822, as amended, voting on the motion to waive the point of order, passage of the bill, as amended, and on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019.

June 18, 2018

2:00 p.m. - Justice IG Report on 2016 Investigations: Senate Judiciary Committee

June 15, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Russia Policy Briefing: Helsinki Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe

June 15, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 2851 - Stop the Importation and Trafficking of Synthetic Analogues Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Katko / Judiciary Committee / Energy  and Commerce) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Griffith / Raskin / Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Thornberry Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

June 14, 2018

4:15 p.m. - Democrats on Justice IG Report: Senators Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) are joined by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House committee leaders to discuss a report by the Justice Department’s Inspector General on 2016 investigations.

June 14, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about pre-existing conditions protections, immigrant family separation and a reform effort by Republicans.

June 14, 2018

10:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters about a legislative package to address opioid drug abuse and immigration bills set for consideration.

June 14, 2018

10:15 a.m. - Digital Advertising: House Energy and Commerce Committee, Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee

June 14, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 5788 - Securing the International Mail Against Opioids Act of 2018 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Bishop (MI) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5735 - Transitional Housing for Recovery in Viable Environments Demonstration Program Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Barr / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Barr Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Rohrabacher / Barr Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Moore Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Biggs Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

June 14, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 5515 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the Toomey amendment #2700 (Congressional review of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States), if not invoked, immediately proceeding to a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on Inhofe substitute amendment #2282, as modified, if invoked, proceeding to debate, post-cloture on the substitute amendment.

June 13, 2018

12:00 p.m. - House Democrats on Health Care: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Rep. Steny Hoyer (D-MD) and others to discuss protecting patients with pre-existing conditions.

June 13, 2018

11:30 a.m. - House Democrats on Immigration Reform: Reps. Judy Chu (D-CA), Jim Costa (D-CA), Jimmy Gomez (D-CA) and Barbara Lee (D-CA) discuss immigration reform and preserving DACA.

June 13, 2018

11:15 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Vice Chair Linda Sanchez (D-CA) speak with reporters after a weekly meeting about immigration bills expected on the floor, healthcare and Trump foreign policy.

June 13, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Republican Conference leaders speak with reporters after a weekly meeting about legislation to combat the nation's opioid crisis and an immigration reform effort.

June 13, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (11): H.R. 5294 - Treating Barriers to Prosperity Act of 2018 (Rep. Barletta / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 5752 - Stop Illicit Drug Importation Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Blackburn / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 4655 - CREEPER Act of 2017 (Rep. Donovan / Judiciary) // H.R. 6902 - REGROUP Act of 2018 (Rep. Rothfus / Judiciary) // H.R. 5889 - Recognizing Early Childhood Trauma Related to Substance Abuse Act of 2018 (Rep. Brat / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 5890 - Assisting States’ Implementation of Plans of Safe Care Act (Rep. Garrett / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 5891 - Improving the Federal Response to Families Impacted by Substance Use Disorder Act (Rep. Grothman / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 5892 - To establish an Advisory Committee on Opioids and the Workplace to advise the Secretary of Labor on actions the Department of Labor can take to address the impact of opioid abuse on the workplace (Rep. Lewis (MN) / Education and the Workforce) // House Amendment to S. 1091 - Supporting Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Act (Sen. Collins / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 2147 - Veterans Treatment Court Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Coffman / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 4635 - To direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to increase the number of peer-to-peer counselors providing counseling for women veterans, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Coffman / Veterans Affairs) // Special Orders

June 13, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 5515National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019.

June 12, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about health care and an agreement between the United States and North Korea.

June 12, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about health care and an agreement between the United States and North Korea.

June 12, 2018

12:00 p.m. - Senate Democrats on Family Separation: Senators Dianne Feinstein (D-CA), Richard Durbin (D-IL), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), and Jeff Merkley (D-OR) introduce the Keep Families Together Act.

June 12, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (26): H.R. 449 - Synthetic Drug Awareness Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Jeffries / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 3331 - To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to promote testing of incentive payments for behavioral health providers for adoption and use of certified electronic health record technology, as amended (Rep. Jenkins (KS) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 4284 - INFO Act, as amended (Rep. Latta / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 4684 - Ensuring Access to Quality Sober Living Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Chu / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5002 - ACE Research Act (Rep. Dingell / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5009 - Jessie's Law, as amended (Rep. Walberg / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5041 - Safe Disposal of Unused Medication Act, as amended (Rep. Walberg / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5102 - Substance Use Disorder Workforce Loan Repayment Act of 2018 (Rep. Clark / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5176 - Preventing Overdoses While in Emergency Rooms Act, as amended (Rep. McKinley / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5197 - ALTO Act, as amended (Rep. Pascrell / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5202 - Ensuring Patient Access to Substance Use Disorder Treatments Act of 2018 (Rep. Costello / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5228 - SCREEN Act, as amended (Rep. Pallone / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5261 - TEACH to Combat Addiction Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Johnson (OH) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5272 - To ensure that programs and activities that are funded by a grant, cooperative agreement, loan, or loan guarantee from the Department of Health and Human Services, and whose purpose is to prevent or treat a mental health or substance use disorder, are evidence-based, as amended (Rep. Stivers / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5327 - Comprehensive Opioid Recovery Centers Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Guthrie / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5329 - Poison Center Network Enhancement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Brooks (IN) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5353 - Eliminating Opioid Related Infectious Diseases Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Lance / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5473 - Better Pain Management Through Better Data Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Comstock / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5483 - Special Registration for Telemedicine Clarification Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Carter (GA) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5582 - Abuse Deterrent Access Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Carter (GA) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5583 - To amend title XI of the Social Security Act to require States to annually report on certain adult health quality measures, and for other purposes (Rep. Clarke / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5587 - Peer Support Communities of Recovery Act, as amended (Rep. Luján / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5685 - Medicare Opioid Safety Education Act of 2018 (Rep. Faso / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5800 - Medicaid IMD ADDITIONAL INFO Act (Rep. Upton / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5812 - CONNECTIONS Act (Rep. Griffith / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 4275 - Empowering Pharmacists in the Fight Against Opioid Abuse Act, as amended (Rep. DeSaulnier / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

June 12, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 5515National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

June 11, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 5515National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, post-cloture, voting on the motion.

June 8, 2018

9:00 a.m. - 2020 Census & Citizenship: House Judiciary Committee, Constitution and Civil Justice Subcommittee

June 8, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Simpson / Appropriations) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Gohmert Amendment; Rep. Meadows Amendment; Rep. Takano Amendment // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following 12 remaining amendments, found here. // Special Orders

June 7, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) criticizes a discharge petition to force immigration reform, expresses optimism concern for finding a lasting solution, and scolds the Justice Department over document production.

June 7, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discusses an immigration effort by the GOP, Trump administration policy towards China and the president himself.

June 7, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes //  H.R. 3 - Spending Cuts to Expired and Unnecessary Programs Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. McCarthy / Appropriations) // Begin Consideration of H.R. 5895 - Energy and Water, Legislative Branch, and Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following 78 amendments made in order can be found here and here. // Special Orders

June 7, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Kenneth L. Marcus, to be Assistant Secretary for Civil Rights, Department of Education, voting on confirmation of the nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 5515National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, when invoked, resuming consideration of the motion to proceed to the bill, post-cloture.

June 6, 2018

1:00 p.m. - Maloney, Speier, Milano on Women’s Rights: Reps. Carolyn Maloney (D-NY) and Jackie Speier (D-CA) are joined by actress Alyssa Milano and others to discuss a proposed amendment to the Constitution.

June 6, 2018

1:00 p.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: Rep. Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Congressional Hispanic Caucus Vice Chair Joaquin Castro (D-TX) and others speak with reporters after a weekly meeting.

June 6, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is joined by House Republican Conference leaders to speak with reporters after a weekly meeting.

June 6, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 3249 - Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Comstock / Judiciary) // H.R. 8 - Water Resources Development Act of 2018, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Shuster / Transportation and Infrastructure) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: A list of the 52 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

June 6, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of  Annemarie Carney Axon, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then proceeding to consideration of H.R. 5515 - National Defense Authorization Act.

June 6, 2018

9:30 a.m. - House Democrats on Puerto Rico: Reps. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY), Jose Serrano (D-NY), Ruben Gallego (D-AZ), Adriano Espaillat (D-NY), Darren Soto (D-FL), and others discuss mortality rates since Hurricane Maria and the recovery effort in Puerto Rico.

June 5, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the August break cancelled, health care and prescription drug prices.

June 5, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about cancelling the annual August break, the economy and the defense authorization.

June 5, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (7): H.R. 5956 - Northern Mariana Islands U.S. Workforce Act of 2018 (Rep. Bishop (UT) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1026 - North Country National Scenic Trail Route Adjustment Act (Rep. Nolan / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2991 - Susquehanna National Heritage Area Act, as amended (Rep. Smucker / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5005 - To direct the Secretary of the Interior to conduct a special resource study to determine the suitability and feasibility of establishing the birthplace of James Weldon Johnson in Jacksonville, Florida, as a unit of the National Park System (Rep. Lawson / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5655 - Camp Nelson Heritage National Monument Act (Rep. Barr / Natural Resources) // H.R. 801 - Route 66 National Historic Trail Designation Act, as amended (Rep. LaHood / Natural Resources) // H.R. 3997 - Free Veterans from Fees Act, as amended (Rep. Rothfus / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

June 5, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Robert Earl Wier, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Wier nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Fernando Rodriguez, Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the Southern District of Texas, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting on confirmation of the Rodriguez nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Annemarie Carney Axon, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Alabama, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Axon nomination.

June 4, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Robert Earl Wier, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

June 1, 2018

9:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

May 31, 2018

11:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

May 29, 2018

1:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

May 29, 2018

9:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

May 25, 2018

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

May 25, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

May 24, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about President Trump canceling a Singapore Summit with North Korea, a classified briefing with GOP members, financial regulatory reform and an immigration reform effort.

May 24, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Pompeo on State Dept Budget: Senate Foreign Relations Committee

May 24, 2018

9:45 a.m. - House Democrats on Second Special Counsel: Members of the Judiciary Committee respond to Republican calls for a second special counsel to counter the Mueller investigation, refocusing attention on President Trump's ethics.

May 24, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nominations of Jelena McWilliams, to be Chairperson and Member of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, voting on confirmation of the McWilliams nominations; the motion to invoke cloture on the James Rudolph Evans, to be Ambassador to Luxembourg, later voting on confirmation of the Evans nomination.

May 24, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 5515 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Thornberry / Armed Services) // The Rule provides for no further general debate, makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rule, and allows for the Chairman to offer amendments en bloc. // A list of the 75 remaining amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

May 23, 2018

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Brian D. Montgomery, to be an Assistant Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, voting on confirmation of the nomination; a motion to waive a budget point of order against the House amendment to S. 2372 - VA MISSION Act; the motion to concur with amendment; and cloture motions on the nominations of Jelena McWilliams, to be Member and Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Corporation, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the McWilliams nominations.

May 23, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Continue Consideration of H.R. 5515 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Thornberry / Armed Services) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Nolan Amendment; Rep. Gabbard Amendment; Rep. Aguilar Amendment; Rep. Garamendi Amendment // The Rule provides for no further general debate, makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rule, and allows for the Chairman to offer amendments en bloc. // A list of the 168 amendments made in order can be found here. // Special Orders

May 23, 2018

9:00 a.m. - Pompeo on State Dept Budget: House Foreign Affairs Committee

May 22, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about sanctioning ZTE, teacher salaries, sexual harassment accountability and the Trump administration.

May 22, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

May 22, 2018

11:00 a.m. - House GOP on Second Special Counsel: Reps. Lee Zeldin (R-NY), Mark Meadows (R-NC), Jim Jordan (R-OH), Ron DeSantis (R-FL), Matt Gaetz (R-FL), and others call for a second special counsel to counter the Mueller investigation.

May 22, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and 11:00 a.m. for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (3): H.Con.Res. 113 - Authorizing the use of the Capitol Grounds for the Greater Washington Soap Box Derby (Rep. Hoyer / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 5682 - FIRST STEP Act (Rep. Collins (GA) / Judiciary) // S. 292 - Childhood Cancer Survivorship, Treatment, Access, and Research Act of 2018 (Sen. Reed / Energy and Commerce) // S. 2155 - Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sen. Crapo / Financial Services) // S. 204 - Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sen. Johnson / Energy and Commerce) // Begin Consideration of H.R. 5515 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Thornberry / Armed Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate, makes in order only those following amendments printed in the Rule, and allows for the Chairman to offer amendments en bloc. A list of the 103 amendments made in order by this Rule can be found here. // Special Orders

May 22, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Dana Baiocco, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Baiocco nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the House Message to accompany S. 2372 - VA MISSION Act, then recessing until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

May 21, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Dana Baiocco, to be a Commissioner of the Consumer Product Safety Commission, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

May 21, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (14): H.R. 1972 - VA Billing Accountability Act, as amended (Rep. Smucker / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3642 - Military SAVE Act, as amended (Rep. Barr / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3832 - Veterans Opioid Abuse Prevention Act, as amended (Rep. Dunn / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3946 - To name the Department of Veterans Affairs community-based outpatient clinic in Statesboro, Georgia, the "Ray Hendrix Veterans Clinic" (Rep. Allen / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 4245 - Veterans’ Electronic Health Record Modernization Oversight Act of 2017 (Rep. Walz / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 4830 - SIT-REP Act, as amended (Rep. Bilirakis / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 4958 - Veterans’ Compensation Cost-of-Living Adjustment Act of 2018 (Rep. Bost / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 5044 - Service-Disabled Veterans Small Business Continuation Act (Rep. Chabot / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 5215 - Veterans Affairs Purchase Card Misuse Mitigation Act (Rep. Bergman / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 5418 - Veterans Affairs Medical-Surgical Purchasing Stabilization Act, as amended (Rep. Bergman / Veterans Affairs) // S. 1282 - To redesignate certain clinics of the Department of Veterans Affairs located in Montana (Sen. Daines / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 4334 - Improving Oversight of Women Veterans’ Care Act of 2017 (Rep. Correa / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3663 - To designate the medical center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Huntington, West Virginia, as the Hershel "Woody" Williams VA Medical Center (Rep. Jenkins (WV) / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 4451 - Homeless Veterans’ Reintegration Programs Reauthorization Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Wenstrup / Veterans Affairs) // Special Orders

May 18, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 2 - Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Conaway / Agriculture) // Postponed Amendment Vote: Rep. Russell Amendment  // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Pearce Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Stefanik Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Faso Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Brat / Blumenauer / Titus  Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Massie / Rohrabacher / Polis Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Costello / Emmer Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Noem Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Roskam / Blumenauer / Faso / Knight Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Johnson (LA) / Gosar Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Hollingsworth / Goodlatte / Womack / Palazzo / Comer Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Banks / Gosar / Pearce / Smith (MO) / Cramer Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

May 17, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) conducts a press conference, discussing jobs and the economy, law enforcement bills on Police Week, SNAP and other reforms in the farm bill, Republicans’ Better Way Agenda, the Mueller investigation at one year and an attempt to put immigration reform before the House.

May 17, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) holds a weekly press briefing with reporters about discharge petitions to force votes on net neutrality and immigration reform, changes and cuts to broadband, SNAP and other programs in a farm bill before the House.

May 17, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Continue Consideration of H.R. 2 - Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Conaway / Agriculture) // The Rule provides for no further general debate and makes in order the following 42 amendments here. // Special Orders

May 17, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate considers a motion to proceed to S.CON.RES. 36 (5-year balanced budget), voting in relation to the concurrent resolution, later resuming Executive Session to consider the nomination of Gina Haspel, to be Director of the Central Intelligence Agency, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

May 16, 2018

11:00 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by House Democratic Caucus leaders after a weekly meeting.

May 16, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is joined by House Republican Conference leaders after a weekly meeting.

May 16, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Postponed Suspension Vote: S. 35 - Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act (Sen. Thune / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5698 - Protect and Serve Act of 2018 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Rutherford / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Rep. Goodlatte Amendment (10 minutes) // S. 2372 - VA MISSION Act of 2018 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate);  (Rep. Roe / Veterans Affairs) // Begin Consideration of H.R. 2 - Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Conaway / Agriculture) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments. Further amendments will be considered pursuant to an additional Rule. // Rep. King (IA) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Gibbs Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Marino / Burgess Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Rogers Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Bergman Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Arrington Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Jones Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Latta / Loebsack Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Thompson (PA) Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Herrera Beutler / Westerman Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Gosar / Gianforte / Stewart Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Gianforte Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Westerman / Bishop (UT) / Gosar Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Young (AK) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Pearce Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Reps. LaMalfa / Gosar / Smith (MO) / Pearce Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Westerman Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Pearce Amendment #2 (10 minutes); Reps. Tipton / Gosar Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Thornberry Amendment (10 minutes); Special Orders

May 16, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Mitchell Zais, to be Deputy Secretary of Education, then considering a motion to proceed to S.J.Res. 52, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by the Federal Communications Commission relating to "Restoring Internet Freedom", if invoked, proceeding to debate on the joint resolution, voting on passage of the resolution and confirmation of the Zais nomination.

May 15, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about President Trump's record on infrastructure, prescription drug prices, health care and foreign affairs.

May 15, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about confirming judges, the Haspel nomination, meeting with President Trump and the economy.

May 15, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (8): H.R. 613 - Lieutenant Osvaldo Albarati Correctional Officer Self-Protection Act of 2017 (Rep. McKinley / Judiciary) // H.R. 4854 - Justice Served Act of 2018 (Rep. Carter (TX) / Judiciary) // H.Res. 285 - Expressing the sense of the United States House of Representatives that Congress and the President should empower the creation of police and community alliances designed to enhance and improve communication and collaboration between members of the law enforcement community and the public they serve (Rep. Taylor / Judiciary) // H.R. 5242 - School Resource Officer Assessment Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Higgins (LA) / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 4895 - Medgar Evers National Monument Act, as amended (Rep. Thompson (MS) / Natural Resources) // S. 35 - Black Hills National Cemetery Boundary Expansion Act (Sen. Thune / Natural Resources) // S. 1285 - Oregon Tribal Economic Development Act (Sen. Merkley / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1417 - National Law Enforcement Museum Exhibits Act (Rep. Young (AK) / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

May 15, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of Joel Carson III, to be a Judge for the Tenth Circuit, voting on confirmation of the Carson nomination; of John Nalbandian, to be a Judge for the Sixth Circuit; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Mitchell Zais, to be Deputy Secretary of Education.

May 14, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nominations of Michael Scudder, to be a Judge for the Seventh Circuit; and Amy St. Eve, to be a Judge for the Seventh Circuit, voting on confirmation of the nominations.

May 11, 2018

11:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

May 10, 2018

12:00 p.m. - Democrats on Prescription Drugs: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by House and Senate Democrats to discuss pricing of prescription drugs ahead of a speech by President Trump.

May 10, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters about historically low unemployment, a hostage release by North Korea, and an attempt at immigration reform.

May 10, 2018

10:30 a.m. - House Democrats on Iran Deal: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by ranking Democrats on the Intelligence, Financial Services, Foreign Affairs and other committees to criticize a decision by President Trump to pull the US out of 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action.

May 10, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of Michael Brennan, to be a Judge for the Seventh Circuit, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Brennan nomination and on the motion to invoke cloture vote on the nomination of Joel Carson III, to be a Judge for the Tenth Circuit, later voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of John Nalbandian, to be a Judge for the Sixth Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Nalbandian nomination.

May 10, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 3053 - Nuclear Waste Policy Amendments Act of 2018, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Shimkus / Energy and Commerce) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Keating Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Schneider / Lowey Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Titus Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

May 9, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 5645 - Standard Merger and Acquisition Reviews Through Equal Rules Act of 2018 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Handel / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Rep. Goodlatte Amendment (10 minutes) // H.R. 2152 - Citizens’ Right to Know Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Poe / Judiciary) // Special Orders

May 9, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Kurt Engelhardt, to be a Judge for the Fifth Circuit, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Engelhardt nomination and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Michael Brennan, to be a Judge for the Seventh Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Brennan nomination.

May 9, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Haspel Nomination: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

May 8, 2018

2:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Kurt Engelhardt, to be Judge for the Fifth Circuit, post-cloture.

May 8, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

May 8, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about

May 8, 2018

11:15 a.m. - Senate Democrats on Health Care: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is joined by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) to discuss health care insurance rate increases and Republican legislation.

May 8, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (7): H.R. 3170 - Small Business Development Center Cyber Training Act of 2017 (Rep. Chabot / Small Business) //  H.R. 4754 - Change Order Transparency for Federal Contractors Act (Rep. Bacon / Small Business) //  H.R. 1680 - Women’s Business Centers Improvements Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Knight / Small Business) //  H.R. 1702 - Small Business Development Centers Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Evans / Small Business) //  H.R. 4111 - Spurring Business in Communities Act of 2017 (Rep. McMorris Rodgers / Small Business) //  H.R. 5236 - Main Street Employee Ownership Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Velázquez / Small Business) //  H.R. 4743 - Small Business 7(a) Lending Oversight Reform Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Chabot / Small Business) //  S.J.Res. 57 - Providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act" (as engrossed) (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sen. Moran / Financial Services) // Special Orders

May 7, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Kurt Engelhardt, to be Judge for the Fifth Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the nomination.

May 7, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (7): H.R. 4910 - Veterans Cemetery Benefit Correction Act, as amended (Rep. Austin Scott (GA) / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 4335 - Servicemember Family Burial Act, as amended (Rep. Correa / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 1496 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4040 West Washington Boulevard in Los Angeles, California, as the "Marvin Gaye Post Office", as amended (Rep. Bass / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4301 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 201 Tom Hall Street in Fort Mill, South Carolina, as the "J. Elliott Williams Post Office Building" (Rep. Norman / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4574 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 108 West Schick Road in Bloomingdale, Illinois, as the "Bloomingdale Veterans Memorial Post Office Building" (Rep. Krishnamoorthi / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4722 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 111 Market Street in Saugerties, New York, as the "Maurice D. Hinchey Post Office Building" (Rep. Faso / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4840 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 567 East Franklin Street in Oviedo, Florida, as the "Sergeant First Class Alwyn Crendall Cashe Post Office Building" (Rep. Murphy / Oversight and Government Reform) // Special Orders

May 3, 2018

10:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

May 3, 2018

9:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

May 1, 2018

9:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

April 30, 2018

2:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

April 27, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 4 - FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Shuster / Transportation and Infrastructure) // The Rule provides for no further general debate, makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rule, and allows for the Chairman to offer amendments en bloc. //  A list of the remaining amendments made in order by the Rule can be found here. // Special Orders

April 26, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters on 'Take Our Daughters and Sons to Work Day'.

April 26, 2018

10:00 a.m. - FY 2019: EPA: House Energy and Commerce Committee, Environment Subcommittee

April 26, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 4 - FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Shuster / Transportation and Infrastructure) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate, makes in order only those amendments printed in the Rule, and allows for the Chairman to offer amendments en bloc. A list of the 116 amendments made in order by the Rule can be found here. // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 4744 - Iran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act, as amended (Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

April 26, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Mike Pompeo, to be Secretary of State, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to vote on confirmation of the Pompeo nomination and the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Richard Grenell, to be Ambassador to Germany, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination prior to a vote on confirmation of the Grenell nomination.

April 25, 2018

2:30 p.m. - FY 2019: Justice Dept: Senate Appropriations Committee, Commerce Justice and Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee

April 25, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Mike Pompeo, to be Secretary of State.

April 25, 2018

10:30 a.m. - Macron Addresses Congress: His Excellency Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic, speaks to a Joint Meeting of Congress.

April 25, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, recessing immediately, then reconvening at approximately 10:30 a.m. for a Joint Meeting of Congress to receive His Excellency Emmanuel Macron, President of the French Republic. One Minutes // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 4744 Iran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act, as amended (Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs Committee) // Suspension (1): H.R. 5447 - Music Modernization Act, as amended (Rep. Goodlatte / Judiciary) // H.R. 3144 - To provide for operations of the Federal Columbia River Power System pursuant to a certain operation plan for a specified period of time, and for other purposes (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. McMorris Rodgers / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

April 24, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about Trump administration nominees and cabinet officials' propriety.

April 24, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the nominations of Mike Pompeo for Secretary of State and Ronny Jackson for VA Secretary.

April 24, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (6): S. 447 - Justice for Uncompensated Survivors Today (JUST) Act of 2017 (Sen. Baldwin / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 4744 - Iran Human Rights and Hostage-Taking Accountability Act, as amended (Rep. McCaul / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 4681 - No Assistance for Assad Act, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.Con.Res. 111 - Recognizing and supporting the efforts of the United Bid Committee to bring the 2026 Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup competition to Canada, Mexico, and the United States, as amended (Rep. LaHood / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 5086 - Innovators to Entrepreneurs Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Lipinski / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 2809 - American Space Commerce Free Enterprise Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Smith (TX) / Science, Space, and Technology) // Special Orders

April 24, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Stuart Kyle Duncan, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

April 23, 2018

5:00 p.m. - Pompeo Committee Vote: Senate Foreign Relations Committee

April 23, 2018

3:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

April 23, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Stuart Kyle Duncan, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, voting on the motion invoke on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

April 19, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about tax reform, the farm bill, the Mueller investigation, North Korea talks and Syria policy.

April 19, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of James Bridenstine, to be Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

April 19, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

April 18, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 5444 - Taxpayer First Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Jenkins (KS) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5445 - 21st Century IRS Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Bishop (MI) / Ways and Means) // Special Orders

April 18, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S.J.Res. 57, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act," voting on passage of the joint resolution, then voting on the motion to concur in the House amendment to S. 140 - WMAT Settlement Fund, with an amendment (Coast Guard Authorization), when not invoked, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of James Bridenstine, to be Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, later voting on confirmation of the nomination of Carlos Muniz, to be General Counsel, Department of Education.

April 17, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about Tax Day, corporate and pharmaceuticals profits, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, the Trump cabinet, Syria and Russia policy.

April 17, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about Tax Day, the economy, the cabinet and midterm prospects.

April 17, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (10): H.R. 2905 - Justice for Victims of IRS Scams and Identity Theft Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Young (IA) / Judiciary) // H.R. 4403 - Moving Americans Privacy Protection Act, as amended (Rep. Denham / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5440 - To require notice from the Secretary of the Treasury in the case of any closure of a Taxpayer Assistance Center. (Rep. Handel / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5446 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to restrict the immediate sale of seized property by the Secretary of the Treasury to perishable goods, as amended (Rep. Ferguson / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5438 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to allow officers and employees of the Department of the Treasury to provide to taxpayers information regarding low-income taxpayer clinics, as amended (Rep. Holding / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5437 - To require the Secretary of the Treasury to establish a program for the issuance of identity protection personal identification numbers, as amended (Rep. Paulsen / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5439 - To provide for a single point of contact at the Internal Revenue Service for the taxpayers who are victims of tax-related identity theft, as amended (Rep. Renacci / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5443 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to require electronic filing of the annual returns of exempt organizations and provide for making such returns available for public inspection, as amended (Rep. Kelly (PA) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 2901 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to make permanent Volunteer Income Tax Assistance matching grant program (Rep. Curbelo / Ways and Means) // H.R. 1512 - Social Security Child Protection Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Marchant / Ways and Means) // H.R. 5192 - Protecting Children from Identity Theft Act, as amended (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) // (Rep. Curbelo / Ways and Means) // Special Orders

April 17, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Carlos Muniz, to be General Counsel, Department of Education, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then voting on the motion to proceed to S.J.Res. 57, a joint resolution providing for congressional disapproval under chapter 8 of title 5, United States Code, of the rule submitted by Bureau of Consumer Financial Protection relating to "Indirect Auto Lending and Compliance with the Equal Credit Opportunity Act," proceeding to debate on the joint resolution.

April 16, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and resumes consideration of the House message to accompany S. 140 - A bill to amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House amendment.

April 16, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (6): H.R. 3607 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish fees for medical services provided in units of the National Park System, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. McClintock / Natural Resources) // H.R. 4609 - West Fork Fire Station Act of 2017 (Rep. Tipton / Natural Resources) // H.R. 3961 - Kissimmee River Wild and Scenic River Study Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Soto / Natural Resources) // H.R. 146 - Eastern Band Cherokee Historic Lands Reacquisition Act, as amended (Rep. Fleischmann / Natural Resources) // H.R. 443 - James K. Polk Presidential Home Study Act (Rep. DesJarlais / Natural Resources) // S. 167 - National Memorial to Fallen Educators Act (Sen. Moran / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

April 13, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 4790 - Volcker Rule Regulatory Harmonization Act, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Hill / Financial Services) // Special Orders

April 12, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters about the economy, energy industry, his pending retirement, action in Syria and the Mueller investigation.

April 12, 2018

10:30 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King's assassination, federal deficits, the GOP agenda and the Mueller investigation.

April 12, 2018

10:15 a.m. - Pompeo Nomination: Senate Foreign Relations Committee

April 12, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business.  One Minutes // Suspension: H.J.Res. 2 - Proposing a balanced budget amendment to the Constitution of the United States (Four Hours of Debate) (Rep. Goodlatte / Judiciary) // Special Orders

April 12, 2018

9:15 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of Patrick Pizzella, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor, voting on confirmation of the Pizzella nomination, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination, and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Andrew Wheeler, to be Deputy Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Wheeler nomination, later voting on confirmation and on the nominations of John W. Broomes, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Kansas; and Rebecca Grady Jennings, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Kentucky.

April 11, 2018

10:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of John F. Ring, of the to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, voting on confirmation of the Ring nomination, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination, and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Patrick Pizzella, to be Deputy Secretary of Labor, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Pizzella nomination.

April 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Ryan Retirement Announcement: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) formally announces his intention not to seek reelection after 20 years in Congress.

April 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 4293 - Stress Test Improvement Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Zeldin / Financial Services) // H.R. 4061 - Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Ross / Financial Services) // Special Orders

April 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Facebook Data Privacy: House Energy and Commerce Committee

April 10, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Facebook Data Privacy: Senate Judiciary Committee / Senate Commerce Science and Transportation Committee