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July 24, 2019

12:00 p.m. - Mueller on Special Counsel Report: House Select Committee on Intelligence

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

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.

July 9, 2019

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak to reporters.

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

April 10, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the Mueller investigation, federal spending, and the GOP agenda.

April 10, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about pending nominations, balancing the federal budget, and the Mueller investigation.

April 10, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 12:00 p.m. 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. 4921 - STB Information Security Improvement Act, as amended (Rep. Mitchell / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 4925 - FRA Safety Data Improvement Act (Rep. Gottheimer / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 4203 - Combat Online Predators Act, as amended (Rep. Fitzpatrick / Judiciary) // H.Res. 128 - Supporting respect for human rights and encouraging inclusive governance in Ethiopia, as amended (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2219 - End Banking for Human Traffickers Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Royce / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

April 10, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session and complete consideration of the nomination of Claria Horn Boom, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, 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 the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of John F. Ring, of the to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Ring nomination.

April 9, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Claria Horn Boom, to be U.S. District Judge for the Eastern and Western Districts of Kentucky, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate.

April 9, 2018

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

April 5, 2018

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

April 5, 2018

11:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

April 2, 2018

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

April 2, 2018

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

March 29, 2018

3:45 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

March 29, 2018

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

March 26, 2018

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

March 26, 2018

11:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

March 23, 2018

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

March 22, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is joined the House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) to discuss features of the omnibus spending bill.

March 22, 2018

10:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, thereafter resuming consideration of House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 1625 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018.

March 22, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 1625 - Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2018 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // H.R. 4061 - Financial Stability Oversight Council Improvement Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Ross / Financial Services) // Postponed Suspension Votes (4): H.R. 4227 - Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Latta / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5131 - Surface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Watson Coleman / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4467 - Strengthening Aviation Security Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Hice / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5089 - Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Barragán / Homeland Security) // Special Orders

March 22, 2018

9:00 a.m. - Tariff Actions: House Ways and Means Committee

March 21, 2018

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 1865, Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017, debating Wyden amendments #2212 and #2213 concurrently, voting on adoption of the amendments, with a 60 vote threshold required for adoption; and on passage of the bill, as amended, if amended.

March 21, 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 Votes (4): H.R. 4227 - Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Latta / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5131 - Surface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Watson Coleman / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4467 - Strengthening Aviation Security Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Hice / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5089 - Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Barragán / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5247 - Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Fitzpatrick / Energy and Commerce) // 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

March 20, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about an omnibus spending bill, the opioid epidemic and protecting special counsel Robert Mueller.

March 20, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about an omnibus spending bill, special counsel Robert Mueller and action in Yemen.

March 20, 2018

12:15 p.m. - Senate Intel on Election Security: Members of the Senate Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence discuss the panel’s findings on Russia’s hacks of state election systems and subsequent cybersecurity recommendations.

March 20, 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. 4566 - Alleviating Stress Test Burdens to Help Investors Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Poliquin / Financial Services) // The Rule provides one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Rep. Waters Amendment (10 minutes) // Postponed Suspension Votes (2): H.R. 4227 - Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Latta / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5131 - Surface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Watson Coleman / Homeland Security) // Special Orders

March 20, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 1865, Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017, then considering the 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, for up to 4 hours prior to a roll call vote in relation to a motion to table the motion to discharge.  The Senate recesses from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

March 19, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 1865, Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill; and on confirmation of the nomination of Kevin K. McAleenan to be Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection, post-cloture; then resuming consideration of the motion.

March 19, 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 (11): S. 2030 - Ceiling Fan Energy Conservation Harmonization Act (Sen. Tillis / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 5074 - DHS Cyber Incident Response Teams Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. McCaul / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4176 - Air Cargo Security Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Thompson (MS) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5099 - Enhancing DHS’ Fusion Center Technical Assistance Program Act (Rep. Estes / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4227 - Vehicular Terrorism Prevention Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Latta / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5079 - DHS Field Engagement Accountability Act, as amended (Rep. Bacon / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5131 - Surface Transportation Security Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Watson Coleman / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4467 - Strengthening Aviation Security Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Hice / Homeland Security) // H.R. 5089 - Strengthening Local Transportation Security Capabilities Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Barragán / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4851 - Kennedy-King National Commemorative Site Act, as amended (Rep. Carson / Natural Resources) // H.R. 835 - To update the map of, and modify the maximum acreage available for inclusion in, the Florissant Fossil Beds National Monument (Rep. Lamborn / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

March 15, 2018

11:00 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about a special election in Pennsylvania 18, midterm messaging, omnibus negotiations and the school safety movement.

March 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. One Minutes // H.R. 4545 - Financial Institutions Examination Fairness and Reform Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Tipton / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Rep. Waters Amendment (10 minutes) // H.R. 4263 - Regulation A+ Improvement Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. MacArthur / Financial Services) // Special Orders

March 15, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to H.R. 1865, Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017.

March 14, 2018

3:15 p.m. - House GOP on School Safety: House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) is joined by Reps. Steve Scalise (R-LA), Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), John Rutherford (R-FL) and others to discuss passage of the STOP School Violence Act of 2018.

March 14, 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, school safety legislation, and a funding bill.

March 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 // Suspensions (4): H.R. 4909 - STOP School Violence Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Rutherford / Judiciary) // H.R. 3996 - Protecting Access to the Courts for Taxpayers Act (Rep. Issa / Judiciary) // H.R. 506 - Preventing Crimes Against Veterans Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Tom Rooney (FL) / Judiciary) // H.R. 3249 - Project Safe Neighborhoods Grant Program Authorization Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Comstock / Judiciary) // H.R. 1116 - TAILOR Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Tipton / Financial Services) // Special Orders

March 14, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the substitute amendment #2151 to S. 2155 - Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, post-cloture, voting on adoption of the amendment, then on the motion to invoke cloture on the bill, as amended, passage of the bill; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Kevin K. McAleenan to be Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection.

March 13, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters about the GOP's posture towards Russia, the House Intelligence Committee inquiry, Trump foreign policy, gun safety and cybersecurity.

March 13, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters about banking deregulation, gun safety, the economy, and confirming CIA Director Mike Pompeo as Secretary of State.

March 13, 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 // Suspension (7): S. 324 - State Veterans Home Adult Day Health Care Improvement Act of 2017 (Sen. Hatch / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 4465 - Endangered Fish Recovery Programs Extension Act of 2017 (Rep. Curtis / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1800 - To direct the Secretary of Agriculture to transfer certain Federal land to facilitate scientific research supporting Federal space and defense programs, as amended (Rep. Bishop (UT) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 3469 - To designate the bridge located in Blount County, Tennessee, on the Foothills Parkway as the "Dean Stone Bridge" (Rep. Duncan (TN) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 4266 - Acadia National Park Boundary Clarification Act, as amended (Rep. Poliquin / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1350 - To modify the boundary of Voyageurs National Park in the State of Minnesota, and for other purposes (Rep. Nolan / Natural Resources) // H.R. 5247 - Trickett Wendler, Frank Mongiello, Jordan McLinn, and Matthew Bellina Right to Try Act of 2018 (Rep. Fitzpatrick / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

March 13, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the substitute amendment #2151 to S. 2155 - Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

March 12, 2018

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 2155 - Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the substitute amendment #2151.

March 9, 2018

10:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

March 8, 2018

11:00 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about banking deregulation, tax reform, firearms legislation and omnibus spending.

March 8, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 2155 - Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act.

March 8, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1119 - Satisfying Energy Needs and Saving the Environment Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Rothfus / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

March 7, 2018

2:00 p.m. - Rubio & Nelson on Gun Safety: Senators Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Bill Nelson (D-FL) discuss legislation to allow restraining orders against firearms possession.

March 7, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Senate Democrats on Infrastructure: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is joined by committee ranking members to discuss an infrastructure counterproposal to the Trump administration.

March 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. 1917 - Blocking Regulatory Interference from Closing Kilns Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Johnson (OH) / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

March 7, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 2155 - Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, post-cloture.

March 6, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders discuss economic impacts of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, tariff threats, and gun safety proposals.

March 6, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is joined by Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) and party leaders to discuss banking regulation and tariff threats.

March 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 // H.R. 4607 - Comprehensive Regulatory Review Act, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Loudermilk / Financial Services) // Suspensions (8): H.R. 2226 - Portfolio Lending and Mortgage Access Act, as amended (Rep. Barr / Financial Services) // H.R. 4725 - Community Bank Reporting Relief Act (Rep. Hultgren / Financial Services) // H.R. 4768 - National Strategy for Combating the Financing of Transnational Criminal Organizations Act, as amended (Rep. Kustoff / Financial Services) // H.R. 4986 - RAY BAUM’S Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Blackburn / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1132 - Political Appointee Burrowing Prevention Act, as amended (Rep. Buck / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3737 - Social Media Use in Clearance Investigations Act of 2017 (Rep. DeSantis / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4043 - Whistleblower Protection Extension Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Blum / Oversight and Government Reform) // S. 188 - EGO Act, as amended (Sen. Cassidy / Oversight and Government Reform) // Special Orders

March 6, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to motion to proceed to S. 2155 - Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed, then voting on confirmation of nomination of Terry Doughty, of Louisiana, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

March 5, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nominations of Karen Scholer, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas; and Eugene Self III, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia, voting on confirmation of the nominations.

March 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. 1209 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 901 N. Francisco Avenue, Mission, Texas, as the "Mission Veterans Post Office Building" (Rep. Cuellar / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2673 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 514 Broadway Street in Pekin, Illinois, as the "Lance Corporal Jordan S. Bastean Post Office" (Rep. Bustos / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3183 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 13683 James Madison Highway in Palmyra, Virginia, as the "U.S. Navy Seaman Dakota Kyle Rigsby Post Office" (Rep. Garrett / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4406 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 99 Macombs Place in New York, New York, as the "Tuskegee Airman Post Office Building" (Rep. Espaillat / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4646 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1900 Corporate Drive in Birmingham, Alabama, as the "Lance Corporal Thomas E. Rivers, Jr. Post Office Building" (Rep. Palmer / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4685 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 515 Hope Street in Bristol, Rhode Island, as the "First Sergeant P. Andrew McKenna Jr. Post Office" (Rep. Cicilline / Oversight and Government Reform) // S. 831 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 120 West Pike Street in Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, as the “Police Officer Scott Bashioum Post Office Building” (Sen. Toomey / Oversight and Government Reform) // Special Orders

March 1, 2018

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

March 1, 2018

12:45 p.m. - Schumer on Firearms: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) discusses legislative proposals put forward since a mass shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school.

March 1, 2018

11:00 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about firearms law, immigration reform, enacted tax cuts and the Trump administration.

March 1, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina, voting on motions to invoke cloture on the nominations of Karen Scholer, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas; Eugene Self III, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Georgia; and Terry Doughty, of Louisiana, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Louisiana, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nominations.

February 28, 2018

12:45 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of Russell Vought, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination, thereafter voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of A. Marvin Quattlebaum Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

February 28, 2018

11:15 a.m. - Graham Memorial Service: Dignitaries, family and guests gather inside the Capitol rotunda for a ceremony as the late Rev. Billy Graham lies in honor.

February 27, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

February 27, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

February 27, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Monetary Policy: House Financial Services Committee

February 27, 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 // Suspension: H.R. 5078 - TRID Improvement Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Hill / Financial Services) // H.R. 1865 - Allow States and Victims to Fight Online Sex Trafficking Act of 2017 (Rep. Wagner / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Goodlatte Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Walters Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes) // H.R. 4296 - To place requirements on operational risk capital requirements for banking organizations established by an appropriate Federal banking agency, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Luetkemeyer / Financial Services) // Special Orders

February 27, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Elizabeth Branch, 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, voting on confirmation of the Branch nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Russell Vought, to be Deputy Director of the Office of Management and Budget, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

February 26, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and Senator Gary Peters (D-MI) is recognized to deliver Washington’s Farewell Address. The Senate then proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Elizabeth Branch, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination.

February 26, 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 (7): S. 772 - AMBER Alert in Indian Country Act of 2017, as amended (Sen. McCain / Judiciary) // H.R. 767 - SOAR to Health and Wellness Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Cohen / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 880 - MISSION ZERO Act, as amended (Rep. Burgess / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1222 - Congenital Heart Futures Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Bilirakis / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2410 - Sickle Cell Disease Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2017 (Rep. Danny Davis (IL) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2422 - Action for Dental Health Act of 2017 (Rep. Kelly (IL) / Energy and Commerce) // H.Res. 443 - Recognizing the importance and effectiveness of trauma-informed care, as amended (Rep. Gallagher / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

February 23, 2018

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

February 23, 2018

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

February 20, 2018

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

February 20, 2018

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

February 16, 2018

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

February 16, 2018

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

February 15, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

February 15, 2018

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. Mike Thompson (D-CA) speak with reporters about gun violence prevention after a mass shooting in Parkland, FL.

February 15, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 2579 - legislative vehicle for immigration reform and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals.

February 15, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 620 - ADA Education and Reform Act of 2017 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Poe / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Denham Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Langevin Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Foster Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Speier / Schrader / Bera / Sinema Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Bera / Schrader / Peters / Sinema Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. McMorris Rodgers Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Hartzler Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

February 14, 2018

11:45 a.m. - House Democrats on Election Security: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) joins Reps. Bennie Thompson (D-MS), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA), Jim Langevin (D-RI), Cedric Richmond (D-LA) and Val Demings (D-FL) to discuss the final report of the Congressional Task Force on Election Security and recommendations for protecting the American election process.

February 14, 2018

11:00 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Democratic Caucus Chairman Joe Crowley (D-NY) and Vice Chair Linda Sánchez (D-CA) speak with reporters.

February 14, 2018

10:15 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Republican Conference leaders speak with reporters about economic benefits of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, and goals for immigration reform.

February 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. 3299 - Protecting Consumers’ Access to Credit Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. McHenry / Financial Services) // H.R. 3978 - TRID Improvement Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Hill / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Reps. Foster / Scott (GA) Amendment (10 minutes) // Postponed Suspension Votes: H.Res. 129 - Calling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States, as amended (Rep. Sam Johnson / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3542 - Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act, as amended (Rep. Joe Wilson / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

February 14, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 2579 - legislative vehicle for immigration reform and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, adopting the motion to proceed to the bill.

February 13, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

February 13, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

February 13, 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 (9): H.R. 4533 - To designate the health care system of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Lexington, Kentucky, as the "Lexington VA Health Care System" and to make certain other designations (Rep. Barr / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3542 - Hamas Human Shields Prevention Act, as amended (Rep. Wilson (SC) // / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 129 - Calling on the Department of Defense, other elements of the Federal Government, and foreign governments to intensify efforts to investigate, recover, and identify all missing and unaccounted-for personnel of the United States, as amended (Rep. Sam Johnson (TX) // / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 4675 - Low-Dose Radiation Research Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Marshall / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 4377 - Accelerating American Leadership in Science Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Hultgren / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 4378 - Nuclear Energy Research Infrastructure Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Weber / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 4376 - Department of Energy Research Infrastructure Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Knight / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 3397 - Building Blocks of STEM Act, as amended (Rep. Rosen / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 4979 - To extend the Generalized System of Preferences and to make technical changes to the competitive need limitations provision of the program, as amended (Rep. Reichert / Ways and Means) // Special Orders

February 13, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 2579 - legislative vehicle for immigration reform and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, post cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

February 12, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 2579 - legislative vehicle for immigration reform and Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill.

February 9, 2018

12:01 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House message to accompany H.R. 1892, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur; and on the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1892, with further amendment.

February 9, 2018

Continued - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House reconvenes for legislative business. Senate amendment to the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1892 - Bipartisan Budget Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations)

February 8, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is joined by House Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and Reps. Martha McSally (R-AZ) and Liz Cheney (R-WY) to discuss immigration, a bipartisan budget deal and defense spending.

February 8, 2018

9:15 a.m. - House Democrats on Infrastructure: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by members of the House Democratic Caucus to unveil their Better Deal to Rebuild America policy outline, answering a range of questions about the budget and immigration.

February 8, 2018

10:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House message to accompany H.R. 695, Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the legislation, later voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur in the House message to accompany H.R. 1892, and the motion to concur in the House amendment to the Senate amendment to H.R. 1892, with further amendment.

February 8, 2018

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 // Complete Consideration of H.R. 1153 - Mortgage Choice Act of 2017 (Closed Rule) (Rep. Huizenga / Financial Services) // H.R. 4771 - Small Bank Holding Company Relief Act of 2018, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Love / Financial Services) // Suspensions (2): S. 96 - Improving Rural Call Quality and Reliability Act of 2017 (Sen. Klobuchar / Energy and Commerce) // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 582 - Kari's Law Act of 2017 (Rep. Gohmert / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

February 7, 2018

11:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House message to accompany H.R. 695 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018.

February 7, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1153 - Mortgage Choice Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Huizenga / Financial Services) // Postponed Suspension Votes (4): H.R. 2371 - Western Area Power Administration Transparency Act (Rep. Gosar / Natural Resources) // S. 1438 - Gateway Arch National Park Designation Act (Sen. Blunt / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1997 - Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Boyle / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3851 - War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act, as amended (Rep. Foxx / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

February 6, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

February 6, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

February 6, 2018

10:00 a.m. - Virtual Currencies: Senate Banking Housing and Urban Affairs Committee

February 6, 2018

9:30 a.m. - Nuclear Posture Review: House Armed Services Committee

February 6, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

February 6, 2018

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 // Suspensions (2): H.R. 4924 - To amend the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995 to reform the procedures provided under such Act for the initiation, investigation, and resolution of claims alleging that employing offices of the legislative branch have violated the rights and protections provided to their employees under such Act, including protections against sexual harassment, and for other purposes (Rep. Harper / House Administration) // H.Res. 724 - Requiring each employing office of the House of Representatives to adopt an anti-harassment and anti-discrimination policy for the office’s workplace, establishing the Office of Employee Advocacy to provide legal assistance and consultation to employees of the House regarding procedures and proceedings under the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995, and for other purposes (Rep. Harper / House Administration) // H.R. 772 - Common Sense Nutrition Disclosure Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. McMorris Rodgers / Energy and Commerce) // House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 1892 - Further Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // Postponed Suspension Votes (3): H.R. 219 - Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project Boundary Correction Act (Rep. Young (AK) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2371 - Western Area Power Administration Transparency Act (Rep. Gosar / Natural Resources) // S. 1438 - Gateway Arch National Park Designation Act (Sen. Blunt / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

February 5, 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 Andrei Iancu to be Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

February 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 (9): H.R. 4547 - Strengthening Protections for Social Security Beneficiaries Act of 2018, as amended (Rep. Sam Johnson (TX) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 2371 - Western Area Power Administration Transparency Act (Rep. Gosar / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2888 - Ste. Genevieve National Historical Park Establishment Act (Rep. Smith (MO) / Natural Resources) // S. 1438 - Gateway Arch National Park Designation Act (Sen. Blunt / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2504 - To ensure fair treatment in licensing requirements for the export of certain echinoderms (Rep. Pingree / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2646 - United States-Jordan Defense Cooperation Extension Act, as amended (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1997 - Ukraine Cybersecurity Cooperation Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Boyle / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3851 - War Crimes Rewards Expansion Act, as amended (Rep. Foxx / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 219 - Swan Lake Hydroelectric Project Boundary Correction Act (Rep. Young (AK) / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

February 2, 2018

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

February 2, 2018

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

January 31, 2018

10:15 a.m. - House Democrats Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Reps. Joe Crowley (D-NY), Linda Sánchez (D-CA) and House Democratic Caucus leaders to speak with reporters.

January 30, 2018

9:00 p.m. - State of the Union: President Donald Trump delivers his first State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress.

January 30, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 30, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 30, 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 // House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 695 - Department of Defense Appropriations Act, 2018 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Granger / Appropriations) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 4292 - Financial Institution Living Will Improvement Act of 2017 (Rep. Zeldin / Financial Services) // The House recesses no later than 5:00 p.m. to reconvene at approximately 8:35 p.m. for a Joint Session of Congress to receive the State of the Union Address.

January 30, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of David Ryan Stras, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit, post cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, voting on confirmation of the nomination. The Senate then gathers at 8:20 p.m. to proceed as a body to the Hall of the House for the State of the Union address to a Joint Session of Congress.

January 29, 2018

2:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 2311 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill; if not invoked, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of David Ryan Stras, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit.

January 29, 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. 3942 - Housing for Survivors of Sex Trafficking Act (Rep. Hartzler / Judiciary) // S. 534 - Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse and Safe Sport Authorization Act of 2017, as amended (Sen. Feinstein / Judiciary) // H.R. 1457 - To establish requirements for use of a driver’s license or personal identification card by certain financial institutions for opening an account or obtaining a financial product or service, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Tipton / Financial Services) // H.R. 1426 - Federal Savings Association Charter Flexibility Act of 2017 (Rep. Rothfus / Financial Services) // H.R. 2255 - To clarify that nonprofit organizations may accept donated mortgage appraisals, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Trott / Financial Services) // H.R. 4292 - Financial Institution Living Will Improvement Act of 2017 (Rep. Zeldin / Financial Services) // H.R. 4792 - Small Business Access to Capital After a Natural Disaster Act (Rep. Velázquez / Financial Services) // Special Orders

January 25, 2018

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

January 25, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of R.D. James, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

January 24, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of  Alex Michael Azar II, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services, voting on confirmation of the Azar nomination; then on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Sam Brownback, to be Ambassador at Large for International Religious Freedom, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate on the Brownback nomination; voting on confirmation of the nomination of R.D. James to be an Assistant Secretary of the Army.

January 23, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 23, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 23, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Jerome Powell, to be Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System for a term of four years, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings. The Senate later votes on confirmation of the Powell nomination and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Alex Michael Azar II, to be Secretary of Health and Human Services, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate on the nomination.

January 22, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Senate Amendment to House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 195 - Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations)

January 22, 2018

11:00 a.m. - House Democrats on National Security: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by House Democrats to discuss the national security implications of a government shutdown.

January 22, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the consideration of the motion to concur in the  House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 195 - Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur.

January 21, 2018

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business.

January 21, 2018

1:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the consideration of the motion to concur in the  House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 195 - Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018.

January 20, 2018

3:00 p.m. - House GOP on Ending Shutdown: House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) is joined by House Republicans to discuss reopening government.

January 20, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the consideration of the motion to concur in the  House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 195 - Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018.

January 20, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H. Res. 708 - Waiving a requirement of clause 6(a) of rule XIII with respect to consideration of certain resolutions reported from the Committee on Rules, and providing for consideration of motions to suspend the rules (Rep. Sessions / Rules)

January 19, 2018

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to concur in the House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 195 - Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018.

January 19, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 4712 - Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Blackburn / Judiciary) // Special Orders

January 18, 2018

1:00 p.m. - House Democrats on Censure Resolution: Reps. Cedric Richmond (D-LA) and Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) are joined by members of the Congressional Black Caucus the House Judiciary Committee to introduce a resolution to censure President Donald Trump for vulgar comments on Haiti and African countries.

January 18, 2018

12:15 p.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

January 18, 2018

11:30 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

January 18, 2018

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House message to accompany S. 139 - FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, post-cloture, voting on adoption of the motion to concur.

January 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. 2954 - Home Mortgage Disclosure Adjustment Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Emmer / Financial Services) // House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 195 - Extension of Continuing Appropriations Act, 2018 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 1660 - Global Health Innovation Act of 2017 (Rep. Sires / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

January 17, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 17, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 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 (3): H.R. 3445 - AGOA and MCA Modernization Act, as amended (Rep. Royce / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3776 - Cyber Diplomacy Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Royce / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1660 - Global Health Innovation Act of 2017 (Rep. Sires / Foreign Affairs) //  H.R. 3326 - World Bank Accountability Act of 2017 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Barr / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Norman Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Connolly Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Barr Amendment (10 minutes) // Postponed Suspension Votes: H.R. 4258 - Family Self-Sufficiency Act, as amended (Rep. Duffy / Financial Services) // H.R. 4279 - Expanding Investment Opportunities Act, as amended (Rep. Hollingsworth / Financial Services) // Special Orders

January 17, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Republican leaders speak with reporters.

January 17, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House message to accompany S. 139 - FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

January 16, 2018

4:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House message to accompany S. 139 - FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to concur, if invoked, proceeding to debate, post-cloture.

January 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 (8): H.R. 4258 - Family Self-Sufficiency Act, as amended (Rep. Duffy / Financial Services) // H.R. 770 - American Innovation $1 Coin Act, as amended (Rep. Himes / Financial Services) // H.R. 4279 - Expanding Investment Opportunities Act, as amended (Rep. Hollingsworth / Financial Services) // H.R. 4318 - Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Act, as amended (Rep. Brady (TX) / Ways and Means) // S. 117 - Alex Diekmann Peak Designation Act of 2017 (Sen. Daines / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1107 - Pershing County Economic Development and Conservation Act (Rep. Amodei / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1532 - Poarch Band of Creek Indians Land Reaffirmation Act (Rep. Byrne / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2897 - To authorize the Mayor of the District of Columbia and the Director of the National Park Service to enter into cooperative management agreements for the operation, maintenance, and management of units of the National Park System in the District of Columbia, and for other purposes (Del. Norton / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

January 12, 2018

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

January 12, 2018

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

January 11, 2018

12:30 p.m. - Pelosi Weekly Briefing: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

January 11, 2018

11:45 a.m. - Ryan Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

January 11, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Michael Lawrence Brown, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, post cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Walter David Counts III, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas, later voting on confirmation of the Counts nomination.

January 11, 2018

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // S. 139 - FISA Amendments Reauthorization Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Nunes / Intelligence / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate with 40 minutes of debate controlled by the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, 20 minutes of debate controlled by the Judiciary Committee, and makes in order the following amendment: Reps. Amash / Lofgren Amendment (20 minutes) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 4578 - Counter Terrorist Network Act (Rep. Vela / Homeland Security) // Special Orders

January 10, 2018

3:30 p.m. - House GOP on Immigration: Reps. Bob Goodlatte (R-VA), Michael McCaul (R-TX), Raul Labrador (R-ID), and Martha McSally (R-AZ) discuss immigration legislation introduced to deal with border security, the visa lottery and chain migration

January 10, 2018

12:00 p.m. - Opioid Crisis Update: Reps. Ann McLane Kuster (D-NH), Tom MacArthur (R-NJ), Brian Fitzpatrick (R-PA), Donald Norcross (D-NJ) and others discuss the revised legislative agenda of the Bipartisan Heroin Task Force.

January 10, 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 // S. 140 - To amend the White Mountain Apache Tribe Water Rights Quantification Act of 2010 to clarify the use of amounts in the WMAT Settlement Fund, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sen. Flake / Natural Resources / Education and the Workforce) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 4567 - DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Katko / Homeland Security) // Special Orders

January 10, 2018

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Thomas Lee Robinson Parker, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Michael Lawrence Brown, to be U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Georgia, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Brown nomination.

January 9, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 9, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 9, 2018

10:00 a.m. - House GOP Weekly Briefing: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Republican leaders speak with reporters.

January 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 // Suspensions (15): H.R. 4577 - Domestic Explosives Detection Canine Capacity Building Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Rogers (AL) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4567 - DHS Overseas Personnel Enhancement Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Katko / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4561 - SAFE TECH Act, as amended (Rep. Bilirakis / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1486 - Securing American Non-Profit Organizations Against Terrorism Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Thompson (MS) //  / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4578 - Counter Terrorist Network Act (Rep. Vela / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4559 - Global Aviation System Security Reform Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Estes / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3202 - Cyber Vulnerability Disclosure Reporting Act (Rep. Jackson Lee / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4555 - DHS Interagency Counterterrorism Task Force Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Rutherford / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4564 - Post-Caliphate Threat Assessment Act of 2017 (Rep. Higgins (LA) //  / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4569 - Counterterrorism Information Sharing Improvement Act of 2017 (Rep. Gallagher / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4581 - Screening and Vetting Passenger Exchange Act of 2017 (Rep. Fitzpatrick / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4433 - Securing DHS Firearms Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Correa / Homeland Security) // H.Res. 676 - Supporting the rights of the people of Iran to free expression, condemning the Iranian regime for its crackdown on legitimate protests, and for other purposes (Rep. Royce / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 535 - Taiwan Travel Act (Rep. Chabot / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3320 - 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) // Special Orders

January 9, 2018

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of William L. Campbell, Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, voting on confirmation of the Campbell nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Thomas Lee Robinson Parker, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Tennessee when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Parker nomination.

January 8, 2018

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of William L. Campbell, Jr., of Tennessee, to be U.S. District Judge for the Middle District of Tennessee, 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.

January 8, 2018

2:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House convenes for the Second Session of the 115th Congress, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. Quorum Call - Establishing a quorum in the House of Representatives for the Second Session of the 115th Congress // Special Orders

January 5, 2018

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

January 4, 2018

2:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats Weekly Briefing: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 4, 2018

2:15 p.m. - Senate GOP Weekly Briefing: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

January 4, 2018

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Walter David Counts III, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Texas, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

January 3, 2018

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session to convene the Second Session of the 115th Congress.

January 3, 2018

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes for the Second Session of the 115th Congress, proceeding to a period of morning business, thereafter resuming Executive Session to consider the nomination of John C. Rood, to be Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

January 3, 2018

11:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session to adjourn the First Session of the 115th Congress sine die.

January 2, 2018

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

January 2, 2018

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

January 1, 2018

12:00 p.m. - News Events: Washington News Coverage

2017

December 29, 2017

11:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

December 29, 2017

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

December 27, 2017

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

December 26, 2017

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

December 23, 2017

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

December 22, 2017

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

December 22, 2017

10:30 a.m. - McConnell on 2017 Accomplishments: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) discusses legislative activity in the 115th Congress, First Session.

December 21, 2017

12:30 p.m. - House Democrats on Mueller Probe: Reps. Jerrold Nadler (R-NY), Maxine Waters (D-CA) and others express support for special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigation.

December 21, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan, Hatch Sign Tax Bill: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is joined by Congressional Republicans at an enrollment ceremony as he and Senator Orrin Hatch (R-UT) sign the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

December 21, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, later proceeding to consideration of H.R. 4667 - Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, and for other purposes, and the House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 1370 - Further Continuing Resolution, voting on passage of the legislation.

December 21, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 4667 - Making further supplemental appropriations for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2018, for disaster assistance for Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria, and calendar year 2017 wildfires, and for other purposes (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 1370 - Further Continuing Resolution (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // Suspension: S. 1766 - SAFER Act of 2017 (Sen. Cornyn / Judiciary) // Postponed Suspension Votes: S. 1393 - Jobs for Our Heroes Act (Sen. Cornyn / Transportation and Infrastructure) // S. 1532 - No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act (Sen. Thune / Transportation and Infrastructure) // Special Orders

December 20, 2017

2:00 p.m. - Schumer & Pelosi on Tax Reform: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) discuss possible political implications of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

December 20, 2017

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business.

December 20, 2017

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 // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1 - Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (20 Minutes of Debate) (Rep. Brady (TX) / Ways and Means) //  H.R. 4015 - Corporate Governance Reform and Transparency Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Duffy / Financial Services) // Postponed Suspension Votes: H.R. 1159 - United States and Israel Space Cooperation Act, as amended (Rep. Kilmer / Science, Space, and Technology) // S. 1393 - Jobs for Our Heroes Act (Sen. Cornyn / Transportation and Infrastructure) // S. 1532 - No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act (Sen. Thune / Transportation and Infrastructure) // Special Orders

December 20, 2017

1:00 a.m. - Senate GOP After Tax Reform Passage: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders mark passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

December 19, 2017

2:45 p.m. - House GOP After Tax Reform Passage: House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) is joined by Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and Republican leaders to mark passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

December 19, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

December 19, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

December 19, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, then resuming Executive Session to consider the nomination of Jennifer Gillian Newstead, to be Legal Adviser of the Department of State, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings. The Senate later proceeds to consideration of the Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1 - Tax Cuts & Jobs Act for up to ten hours prior to a vote on passage of the bill.

December 19, 2017

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 // Conference Report to Accompany H.R. 1 - Tax Cuts & Jobs Act (One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Brady (TX) / Ways and Means) // Suspensions (3): S. 1393 - Jobs for Our Heroes Act (Sen. Cornyn / Transportation and Infrastructure) // S. 1532 - No Human Trafficking on Our Roads Act (Sen. Thune / Transportation and Infrastructure) // S. 1536 - Combating Human Trafficking in Commercial Vehicles Act (Sen. Klobuchar / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 3312 - Systemic Risk Designation Improvement Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Luetkemeyer / Financial Services) // Postponed Suspension Votes: H.R. 4254 - Women in Aerospace Education Act, as amended (Rep. Knight / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 4323 - Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act, as amended (Rep. Dunn / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 1159 - United States and Israel Space Cooperation Act, as amended (Rep. Kilmer / Science, Space, and Technology) // Special Orders

December 18, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nominations of J. Paul Compton, Jr., to be General Counsel of the Department of Housing and Urban Development; and Owen West, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, voting on confirmation of the nominations.

December 18, 2017

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. 3759 - RAISE Family Caregivers Act, as amended (Rep. Harper / Education and the Workforce) // H.Con.Res. 95 - Expressing support for the use of public-private partnerships to bring computer science education to more K–12 classrooms, as amended (Rep. Taylor / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 3979 - Keep America’s Refuges Operational Act, as amended (Rep. Jeffries / Natural Resources) // H.R. 4661 - United States Fire Administration, AFG, and SAFER Program Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Rep. Comstock / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 4375 - STEM Research and Education Effectiveness and Transparency Act, as amended (Rep. Comstock / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 4254 - Women in Aerospace Education Act, as amended (Rep. Knight / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 4323 - Supporting Veterans in STEM Careers Act, as amended (Rep. Dunn / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 1159 - United States and Israel Space Cooperation Act, as amended (Rep. Kilmer / Science, Space, and Technology) // Special Orders

December 15, 2017

5:30 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

December 14, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

December 14, 2017

10:30 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

December 14, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the the nomination of James C. Ho, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, post-cloture.

December 14, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 2396 - Privacy Notification Technical Clarification Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Trott / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Reps. Clay / Trott Amendment (10 minutes) // Complete Consideration of H.R. 4324 - Strengthening Oversight of Iran’s Access to Finance Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Williams / Financial Services) // Postponed Suspension Votes: H.R. 4042 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1415 West Oak Street, in Kissimmee, Florida, as the "Borinqueneers Post Office Building" (Rep. Soto / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2815 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 30 East Somerset Street in Raritan, New Jersey, as the "Gunnery Sergeant John Basilone Post Office", as amended (Rep. Lance / Oversight and Government Reform) // Special Orders

December 13, 2017

2:00 p.m. - Tax Reform Conference: Bicameral Conference Committee

December 13, 2017

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Don Willett, to be U.S. Circuit Court Judge for the Fifth Circuit, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Willett then on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of James C. Ho, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Ho nomination, post-cloture.

December 13, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Mueller Investigation: House Judiciary Committee

December 13, 2017

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. 1638 - Iranian Leadership Asset Transparency Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Poliquin / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Schneider / Poe Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Meng Amendment (10 minutes) // H.R. 4324 - Strengthening Oversight of Iran’s Access to Finance Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Williams / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Rep. Gaetz Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

December 12, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

December 12, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

December 12, 2017

10:15 a.m. - House GOP After Meeting: Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and leaders of the House Republican Conference speak with reporters.

December 12, 2017

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. 3971 - Community Institution Mortgage Relief Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Tenney / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Rep. Sherman Amendment (10 minutes) // Suspensions (13): H.R. 1733 - To direct the Secretary of Energy to review and update a report on the energy and environmental benefits of the re-refining of used lubricating oil (Rep. Brooks (IN) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2872 - Promoting Hydropower Development at Existing Nonpowered Dams Act, as amended (Rep. Bucshon / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2880 - Promoting Closed-Loop Pumped Storage Hydropower Act, as amended (Rep. Griffith / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 4171 - To amend title 5, United States Code, to extend the authority to conduct telework travel expenses test programs, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Gianforte / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 1208 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 9155 Schaefer Road, Converse, Texas, as the "Converse Veterans Post Office Building" (Rep. Cuellar / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2815 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 30 East Somerset Street in Raritan, New Jersey, as the "Sergeant John Basilone Post Office" (Rep. Lance / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3638 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1100 Kings Road in Jacksonville, Florida, as the "Rutledge Pearson Post Office Building" (Rep. Lawson / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3655 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1300 Main Street in Belmar, New Jersey, as the "Dr. Walter S. McAfee Post Office Building" (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4042 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1415 West Oak Street, in Kissimmee, Florida, as the "Borinqueneers Post Office Building" (Rep. Soto / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4285 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 123 Bridgeton Pike in Mullica Hill, New Jersey, as the "James C. Billy Johnson Post Office Building" (Rep. LoBiondo / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.Res. 407 - Condemning the persecution of Christians around the world, as amended (Rep. Grothman / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 336 - Reaffirming a strong commitment to the United States-Mexico partnership (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 357 - Reaffirming the strategic partnership between the United States and Canada, recognizing bilateral cooperation that advances United States national interests, and urging increased bilateral cooperation on security, economic issues, and energy, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Duncan / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

December 12, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Leonard Steven Grasz, of Nebraska, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.  The Senate later considers the nomination of Don R. Willett, to be a U.S. Circuit Judge for the Fifth Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture vote on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on the confirmation of the Willett nomination.

December 11, 2017

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Leonard Steven Grasz, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination, post-cloture.

December 11, 2017

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. 3359 - Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. McCaul / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3669 - Securing General Aviation and Commercial Charter Air Carrier Service Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Estes / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2706 - Financial Institution Customer Protection Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Luetkemeyer / Financial Services) // H.R. 3093 - Investor Clarity and Bank Parity Act (Rep. Capuano / Financial Services) // H.R. 1730 - Protecting Religiously Affiliated Institutions Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Kustoff / Judiciary) // Special Orders

December 7, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

December 7, 2017

10:30 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

December 7, 2017

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

December 7, 2017

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.123 - Making further continuing appropriations for fiscal year 2018, and for other purposes (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Frelinghuysen // Appropriations) // H.R. 477 - Small Business Mergers, Acquisitions, Sales, and Brokerage Simplification Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Huizenga / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Reps. Sherman / Huizenga Amendment (10 minutes) // Postponed Suspension Votes (2): H.R. 2658 - Venezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 259 - Expressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, as amended (Rep. DeSantis / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

December 7, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, recognizing Senator Strange for his farewell address, then proceeding to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Joseph Balash, to be an Assistant Secretary of the Interior, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

December 6, 2017

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. 38 - Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Hudson / Judiciary) // Postponed Suspension Votes (2): S. 1266 - Enhancing Veteran Care Act (Sen. Inhofe / Veterans Affairs) // H.Con.Res. 90 - Condemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine in Burma, as amended (Rep. Crowley / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

December 6, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business.

December 5, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

December 5, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

December 5, 2017

10:30 a.m. - House Democrats on Russian Threats: Reps. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY), David Cicilline (D-RI), Zoe Lofgren (D-CA) and others discuss a new report by the Election Security Task Force on Russian threats to U.S. national security, learning that Rep. John Conyers (D-MI) had resigned.

December 5, 2017

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. 3731 - Secret Service Recruitment and Retention Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Katko / Judiciary) // H.R. 3317 - SAFE Act (Rep. Trott / Judiciary) // S. 1266 - Enhancing Veteran Care Act (Sen. Inhofe / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2658 - Venezuela Humanitarian Assistance and Defense of Democratic Governance Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.Con.Res. 90 - Condemning ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya and calling for an end to the attacks in and an immediate restoration of humanitarian access to the state of Rakhine in Burma, as amended (Rep. Crowley / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1164 - Taylor Force Act, as amended (Rep. Lamborn / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 259 - Expressing concern and condemnation over the political, economic, social, and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela, as amended (Rep. DeSantis / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

December 5, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen, to be Secretary of Homeland Security, post-cloture, recessing subject to the call of the chair at 12:30 p.m., reconvening after the official Senate photograph of the 115th Congress taken in the chamber.

December 4, 2017

6:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Motion to Go to Conference on H.R. 1 – Tax Cuts and Jobs Act // Democrat Motion to Instruct Conferees // Special Orders

December 4, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Kirstjen Nielsen, to be Secretary of Homeland Security, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, when invoked, proceeding to debate on the Nielsen nomination.

December 2, 2017

2:00 a.m. - Senate GOP on Passing Tax Reform Bill: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT), Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and others discuss passage of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

December 2, 2017

Continued - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate considers H.R.1 -  Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, debating the reconciliation vehicle prior to debate and votes on amendments and on passage of the bill as amended, if amended.

December 1, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R.1 -  Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, debating the reconciliation vehicle prior to debate and votes on amendments and on passage of the bill as amended, if amended.

December 1, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1699 - Preserving Access to Manufactured Housing Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Barr / Financial Services) // Special Orders

November 30, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

November 30, 2017

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

November 30, 2017

10:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R.1 -  Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, debating the reconciliation vehicle prior to debate and votes on amendments and on passage of the bill as amended, if amended.

November 30, 2017

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. 3017 - Brownfields Enhancement, Economic Redevelopment, and Reauthorization Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. McKinley / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 4182 - Ensuring a Qualified Civil Service Act of 2017 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Comer / Oversight and Government Reform) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Hastings Amendment (10 minutes); Johnson Amendment (10 minutes); Gianforte Amendment (10 minutes); Connolly Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

November 29, 2017

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate moves to consideration of the motion to proceed to S.1519 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, later resuming consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R.1 -  Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, conducting a roll call vote on the motion, if agreed to, debating the reconciliation vehicle for up to 20 hours prior to debate and votes on amendments and on passage of the bill as amended, if amended.

November 29, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Economic Outlook: Joint Economic Committee

November 29, 2017

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. 630 - Requiring each Member, officer, and employee of the House of Representatives to complete a program of training in workplace rights and responsibilities each session of each Congress, and for other purposes (Rep. Comstock / House Administration) // H.R. 3905 - Minnesota’s Economic Rights in the Superior National Forest Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Emmer / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Rep. Grijalva Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

November 28, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

November 28, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

November 28, 2017

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. 2768 - Fowler and Boskoff Peaks Designation Act (Rep. Tipton / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2615 - Gulf Islands National Seashore Land Exchange Act of 2017 (Rep. Palazzo / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1491 - Santa Ynez Band of Chumash Indians Land Affirmation Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. LaMalfa / Natural Resources) // H.R. 3115 - Superior National Forest Land Exchange Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Nolan / Natural Resources) // H.R. 995 - 21st Century Respect Act, as amended (Rep. Jeffries / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2228 - Law Enforcement Mental Health and Wellness Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Brooks (IN) / Judiciary) // Special Orders

November 28, 2017

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of Gregory Katsas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, post-cloture, recessing until 4:00 p.m., then resuming debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Katsas nomination.

November 28, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Powell Nomination: Senate Banking Housing and Urban Affairs Committee

November 27, 2017

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of Dabney Langhorne Freidrich, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Freidrich nomination and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Gregory Katsas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the District of Columbia Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate on the Katsas nomination.

November 24, 2017

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 24, 2017

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

November 21, 2017

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

November 21, 2017

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 17, 2017

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

November 17, 2017

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

November 16, 2017

1:30 p.m. - House GOP on Tax Reform: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) and House Republicans discuss the vote on the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

November 16, 2017

10:45 a.m. - Democrats on Pensions: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) and others join retired Teamsters and miners to unveil their “Better Deal” pensions proposal.

November 16, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Joseph Otting, to be Comptroller of the Currency, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then voting on the pending cloture motions with respect to the following nominations: Donald C. Coggins Jr., to be U.S. District Judge for the District of South Carolina; and Dabney Langhorne Freidrich, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, later voting on confirmation of the Coggins and Freidrich nominations.

November 16, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 1 - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, Two Hours of General Debate) (Rep. Brady (TX) / Ways and Means) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 3109 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1114 North 2nd Street in Chillicothe, Illinois, as the "Sr. Chief Ryan Owens Post Office Building" (Rep. LaHood / Oversight and Government Reform) // Special Orders

November 15, 2017

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. 2331 - Connected Government Act, as amended (Rep. Kelly (IL) / Oversight and Government Reform) // Suspensions (9): H.R. 4174 - Foundations for Evidence-Based Policymaking Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Ryan (WI) / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3369 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 225 North Main Street in Spring Lake, North Carolina, as the "Howard B. Pate, Jr. Post Office" (Rep. Hudson / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 1207 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 306 River Street in Tilden, Texas, as the "Tilden Veterans Post Office" (Rep. Cuellar / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2873 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 207 Glenside Avenue in Wyncote, Pennsylvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Peter Taub Post Office Building" (Rep. Boyle / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3109 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1114 North 2nd Street in Chillicothe, Illinois, as the "Sr. Chief Ryan Owens Post Office Building" (Rep. LaHood / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3893 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 100 Mathe Avenue in Interlachen, Florida, as the "Robert H. Jenkins Post Office" (Rep. Yoho / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2672 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 520 Carter Street in Fairview, Illinois, as the "Sgt. Douglas J. Riney Post Office" (Rep. Bustos / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3821 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 430 Main Street in Clermont, Georgia, as the "Zachary Addington Post Office" (Rep. Collins (GA) / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 4374 - To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act to authorize additional emergency uses for medical products to reduce deaths and severity of injuries caused by agents of war, and for other purposes (Rep. Walden / Energy and Commerce) // Begin Consideration of H.R. 1 - Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, Rules Committee Print (Closed Rule, Four Hours of General Debate) (Rep. Brady (TX) / Ways and Means) // Special Orders

November 15, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of David G. Zatezalo, to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, post-cloture, debating on voting on confirmation of the nomination of Mark T. Esper, to be Secretary of the Army, on confirmation of the Zatezalo nomination, and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Joseph Otting, of Nevada, to be Comptroller of the Currency, when invoked, proceeding to up 30 hours of debate on the Otting nomination prior to a vote on confirmation.

November 14, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

November 14, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

November 14, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Sexual Harassment in Congress: House Administration Committee

November 14, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Justice Dept Oversight: House Judiciary Committee

November 14, 2017

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.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 (One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Thornberry / Armed Services) // H.R. 2874 - 21st Century Flood Reform Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Duffy / Financial Services) // Special Orders

November 14, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Stephen Gill Bradbury, to be General Counsel to the Department of Transportation, post-cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of David G. Zatezalo, to be Assistant Secretary of Labor for Mine Safety and Health, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate on the Zatezalo nomination.

November 13, 2017

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Derek Kan, to be Under Secretary of Transportation, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Kan nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Stephen Gill Bradbury, to be General Counsel to the Department of Transportation, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Bradbury nomination.

November 13, 2017

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. 3973 - Market Data Protection Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Davidson / Financial Services) // H.R. 2331 - Connected Government Act, as amended (Rep. Kelly (IL) / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3071 - Federal Acquisition Savings Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Carter (GA) / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3739 - Presidential Allowance Modernization Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Hice / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.Res. 599 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to United States policy towards Yemen, and for other purposes (One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Khanna / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

November 10, 2017

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

November 9, 2017

2:00 p.m. - Schumer, Wyden on Tax Reform: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Senate Finance Committee ranking Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) discuss the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

November 9, 2017

1:15 p.m. - Senate Democrats on ANWR: Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) and members of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee discuss drilling allowances for the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge expected in tax legislation.

November 9, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

November 9, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of William L. Wehrum, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the Wehrum nomination, thereafter recessing, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Derek Kan, to be Under Secretary of Transportation, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Kan nomination.

November 9, 2017

9:15 a.m. - House GOP on DACA Talks: Rep. Daniel Newhouse (R-WA) and House Republican members discuss developing legislation to extend the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

November 9, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 2201 - Micro Offering Safe Harbor Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. Emmer / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for one hour of debate and makes in order the following amendment: Rep. Emmer Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

November 8, 2017

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Postponed Suspension Votes: H.R. 4173 - Veterans Crisis Line Study Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Banks / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3705 - Veterans Fair Debt Notice Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Pingree / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3043 - Hydropower Policy Modernization Act of 2017 (Structured Rule) (Rep. McMorris Rodgers / Energy and Commerce) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Pocan / Grothman Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Babin Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Jenkins Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Rush (VA) Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

November 8, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Peter B. Robb, to be General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board, post-cloture, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of William L. Wehrum, to be an Assistant Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Wehrum nomination.

November 7, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

November 7, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

November 7, 2017

10:00 a.m. - House GOP on Tax Reform: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is joined by caucus leaders to discuss the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act.

November 7, 2017

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. 3911 - Risk-Based Credit Examination Act (Rep. Wagner / Financial Services) // H.R. 2148 - Clarifying Commercial Real Estate Loans, as amended (Rep. Pittenger / Financial Services) // H.R. 918 - Veteran Urgent Access to Mental Healthcare Act, as amended (Rep. Coffman / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 1133 - Veterans Transplant Coverage Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Carter (TX) / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 1900 - National Veterans Memorial and Museum Act (Rep. Stivers / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2123 - VETS Act of 2017 (Rep. Thompson (PA) / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2601 - VICTOR Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Dunn / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3634 - SERVE Act of 2017 (Rep. Himes / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3705 - Veterans Fair Debt Notice Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Pingree / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3949 - VALOR Act, as amended (Rep. Khanna / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 4173 - Veterans Crisis Line Study Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Banks / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3441 - Save Local Business Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Byrne / Education and the Workforce) // Special Orders

November 7, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, thereafter resuming Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of John H. Gibson, to be Deputy Chief Management Officer of the Department of Defense, voting on confirmation of the nomination, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then resuming consideration of the nomination Steven Andrew Engel, to be an Assistant Attorney General, 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.

November 6, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Steven Andrew Engel, to be an Assistant Attorney General.

November 6, 2017

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. 1066 - VA Management Alignment Act of 2017 (Rep. Kilmer / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3122 - Veterans Care Financial Protection Act of 2017 (Rep. Cartwright / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3562 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to furnish assistance for adaptations of residences of veterans in rehabilitation programs under chapter 31 of such title, and for other purposes (Rep. Arrington / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3656 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to provide for a consistent eligibility date for provision of Department of Veterans Affairs memorial headstones and markers for eligible spouses and dependent children of veterans whose remains are unavailable (Rep. Banks / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3657 - To amend title 38, United States Code, to authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide headstones and markers for the graves of spouses and children of veterans who are buried in tribal cemeteries (Rep. Poliquin / Veterans Affairs) // Special Orders

November 6, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Tax Reform Markup: House Ways and Means Committee

November 3, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 3922 - Championing Healthy Kids Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Walden / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

November 2, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Democrats on GOP Tax Bill: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by Ways and Means Committee ranking member Richard Neal (D-MA) and Senate Finance Committee ranking Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) to discuss tax reform legislation introduced by Republicans.

November 2, 2017

11:30 a.m. - House GOP Release Tax Bill: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is joined by Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA), Conference Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX) and others to release draft tax reform legislation.

November 2, 2017

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning and noon for legislative business. H.R. 849 - Protecting Seniors’ Access to Medicare Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Roe / Ways and Means / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

November 2, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Allison Eid, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit, post cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination.  Thereafter, the Senate votes on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Stephanos Bibas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.

November 1, 2017

2:00 p.m. - Russia in Social Media: House Select Committee on Intelligence

November 1, 2017

10:30 a.m. - Defector on North Korea Regime: House Foreign Affairs Committee

November 1, 2017

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (8): H.R. 3903 - Encouraging Public Offerings Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Budd / Financial Services) // H.R. 1585 - Fair Investment Opportunities for Professional Experts Act, as amended (Rep. Schweikert / Financial Services) // H.R. 3279 - Helium Extraction Act of 2017 (Rep. Cook / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1074 - To repeal the Act entitled "An Act to confer jurisdiction on the State of Iowa over offenses committed by or against Indians on the Sac and Fox Indian Reservation" (Rep. Blum / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2600 - To provide for the conveyance to the State of Iowa of the reversionary interest held by the United States in certain land in Pottawattamie County, Iowa, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Young (IA) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1488 - The Indiana Dunes National Park Act, as amended (Rep. Visclosky / Natural Resources) // H.R. 425 - FTO Passport Revocation Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Poe / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 422 - Urging adherence to the "one country, two systems" policy as prescribed in the Joint Declaration between the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and the Government of the People’s Republic of China on the Question of the Hong Kong, as amended (Rep. Engel / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2936 - Resilient Federal Forests Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Westerman / Agriculture) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Schrader / DeFazio / Panetta Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Khanna Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. O'Halleran Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Cardenas Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. DeFazio / Schrader / Walden Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. LaMalfa / DeSaulnier Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Pearce Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

November 1, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Joan Larsen, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, post cloture.  Thereafter, the Senate votes on the motion to invoke cloture on the following nominees, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation and the next cloture motion in the following order: Allison Eid, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; and Stephanos Bibas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.

November 1, 2017

9:30 a.m. - Russia in Social Media: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

October 31, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

October 31, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

October 31, 2017

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m.  One Minutes // Suspensions (4): H.R. 2921 - National Forest System Vegetation Management Pilot Program Act of 2017 (Rep. Cramer / Agriculture) // H.R. 2941 - Kisatchie National Forest Land Conveyance Act (Rep. Abraham / Agriculture) // H.R. 3567 - To authorize the purchase of a small parcel of Natural Resources Conservation Service property in Riverside, California, by the Riverside Corona Resource Conservation District, and for other purposes (Rep. Calvert / Agriculture) // H.R. 2521 - South Carolina Peanut Parity Act of 2017 (Rep. Wilson (SC) / Agriculture) // Special Orders

October 31, 2017

11:00 a.m. - Senate Democrats on Retirement Savings: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) is joined Democrats on the Finance Committee to discuss 401(k) plans under proposed comprehensive tax reform.

October 31, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Amy Barrett, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination. Thereafter, the Senate votes on the motion to invoke cloture on the following nominees, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation and the next cloture motion in the following order: Joan Larsen, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit; Allison Eid, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Tenth Circuit; and Stephanos Bibas, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Third Circuit.

October 30, 2017

5:00 p.m. - Mattis, Tillerson on Military Authorizations: Senate Foreign Affairs Committee

October 30, 2017

4:00 p.m. - Senate GOP on Barrett Nomination: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and Senate Republicans discuss the nomination of Amy Barrett to serve on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

October 30, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of Trevor N. McFadden, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, post-cloture, voting on confirmation of the McFadden nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Amy Barrett, of Indiana, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Seventh Circuit, when invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of post-cloture debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Barrett nomination.

October 27, 2017

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

October 26, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

October 26, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

October 26, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Scott L. Palk, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, voting on confirmation of the nomination. The Senate then resumes consideration of the nomination of Trevor N. McFadden, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, if invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate on the McFadden nomination.

October 26, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.Con.Res. 71 - Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (One Hour of General Debate) (Rep. Black / Budget) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 1698 Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act, as amended (Rep. Royce / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

October 25, 2017

2:30 p.m. - GOP, Ivanka Trump on Child Tax Credits: First daughter Ivanka Trump joins Senators Scott (R-SC), Rubio (R-FL), Capito (R-WV), Heller (R-NV), Lee (R-UT); and Reps. Noem (R-SD), Tenney (R-NY), and Yoder (R-KS) to discuss proposals for middle class tax relief as part of reform effort.

October 25, 2017

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. 1698 - Iran Ballistic Missiles and International Sanctions Enforcement Act, as amended (Rep. Royce / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3342 - Sanctioning Hizballah’s Illicit Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act, as amended (Rep. Gallagher / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3329 - Hizballah International Financing Prevention Amendments Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Royce / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 359 - Urging the European Union to designate Hizballah in its entirety as a terrorist organization and increase pressure on it and its members, as amended (Rep. Deutch / Foreign Affairs) // // H.R. 3342 - Sanctioning Hizballah’s Illicit Use of Civilians as Defenseless Shields Act, as amended (Rep. Gallagher / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 469 - Sunshine for Regulations and Regulatory Decrees and Settlements Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Collins (GA) / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Goodlatte Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Conyers Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Johnson (GA) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. McEachin Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Loebsack Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Cartwright Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

October 25, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Scott L. Palk, to be U.S. District Judge for the Western District of Oklahoma, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, if invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the Palk nomination. The Senate then resumes consideration of the nomination of Trevor N. McFadden, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, if invoked, proceeding to up to 30 hours of debate prior to a vote on confirmation of the McFadden nomination.

October 24, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

October 24, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

October 24, 2017

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. 3101 - Strengthening Cybersecurity Information Sharing and Coordination in Our Ports Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Torres / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3972 - Family Office Technical Correction Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Maloney / Financial Services) // H.R. 3898 - Impeding North Korea’s Access to Finance Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Barr / Financial Services) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 2142 - INTERDICT Act, as amended (Rep. Tsongas / Homeland Security) // H.R. 732 - Stop Settlement Slush Funds Act of 2017 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Goodlatte / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Goodlatte Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Cohen Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Johnson (GA) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Cicilline Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Conyers Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

October 24, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R. 2266 - Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, voting on the motion to concur. The Senate then proceeds to consideration of H.J.Res. 111 - 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 "Arbitration Agreements."

October 23, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House Message to accompany H.R. 2266 - Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the House Message.

October 23, 2017

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (6): H.R. 4038 - DHS Accountability Enhancement Act (Rep. McCaul / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3328 - Cuban Airport Security Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Katko / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3551 - C-TPAT Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. McSally / Homeland Security) // S. 504 - Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Business Travel Cards Act of 2017 (Sen. Hirono / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2142 - INTERDICT Act, as amended (Rep. Tsongas / Homeland Security) // H.R. 4010 - Congressional Subpoena Compliance and Enforcement Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Issa / Judiciary) // Special Orders

October 19, 2017

12:45 p.m. - Klobuchar, Warner on Honest Ads Act: Senators Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) and Mark Warner (D-VA) discuss introduction of legislation to improve transparency of online political advertisement.

October 19, 2017

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

October 19, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.Con.Res. 71 - Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027, voting on the following amendments: Wyden #1302, Capito #1393, Cantwell #1141; and Warner #1138, Enzi amendment #1116 (substitute) pending.

October 18, 2017

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

October 18, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.Con.Res. 71 - Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027, voting on the following amendments: Sanders amendment #1119; and Hatch amendment #1144, Enzi amendment #1116 (substitute) pending.

October 17, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

October 17, 2017

2:00 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters

October 17, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of David Joel Trachtenberg, to be a Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, voting on confirmation of the nomination;  and on the motion to proceed to H.Con.Res. 71 - Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

October 16, 2017

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Callista L. Gingrich, to be Ambassador to the Holy See, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

October 16, 2017

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

October 13, 2017

2:00 p.m. - Pelosi on ACA, Iran: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters about Trump administration policies regarding health care subsidies and the Iran nuclear agreement.

October 13, 2017

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

October 12, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

October 12, 2017

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

October 12, 2017

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: House Amendment to Senate Amendment to H.R. 2266 - Additional Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief Requirements Act, 2017 (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // S. 585 - Dr. Chris Kirkpatrick Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 (Subject to a Rule) (Sen. Johnson / Oversight and Government Reform / Veterans Affairs) // Motion to go to Conference on H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, and Democrat Motion to Instruct Conferees // Special Orders

October 11, 2017

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. 2105 - NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Webster / Science, Space, and Technology) // H.R. 2763 - The Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Improvements Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Knight / Small Business Committee / Science, Space, and Technology) // S. 190 - Power And Security Systems (PASS) Act (Sen. Gardner / Energy and Commerce) // S. 920 - National Clinical Care Commission Act (Sen. Shaheen / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2302 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 259 Nassau Street, Suite 2 in Princeton, New Jersey, as the "Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. Post Office" (Rep. Watson Coleman / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 378 - Bonuses for Cost-Cutters Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Fleischmann / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2196 - To amend title 5, United States Code, to allow whistleblowers to disclose information to certain recipients. (Rep. Russell / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2229 - All Circuit Review Act (Rep. Cummings / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2989 - Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Commission Act, as amended (Rep. Holmes Norton / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3031 - TSP Modernization Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Cummings / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 3243 - FITARA Enhancement Act of 2017 (Rep. Connolly / Oversight and Government Reform) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 452 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 324 West Saint Louis Street in Pacific, Missouri, as the "Specialist Jeffrey L. White, Jr. Post Office" (Rep. Luetkemeyer / Oversight and Government Reform) // Special Orders

October 10, 2017

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. 294 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2700 Cullen Boulevard in Pearland, Texas, as the Endy Nddiobong Ekpanya Post Office Building" (Rep. Olson / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 452 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 324 West Saint Louis Street in Pacific, Missouri, as the "Specialist Jeffrey L. White, Jr. Post Office" (Rep. Luetkemeyer / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 1858 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 4514 Williamson Trail in Liberty, Pennsylvania, as the "Staff Sergeant Ryan Scott Ostrom Post Office" (Rep. Marino / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2254 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 2635 Napa Street in Vallejo, California, as the "Janet Capello Post Office Building" (Rep. Thompson (CA) / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2302 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 259 Nassau Street, Suite 2 in Princeton, New Jersey, as the "Dr. John F. Nash, Jr. Post Office" (Rep. Watson Coleman / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2464 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 25 New Chardon Street Lobby in Boston, Massachusetts, as the "John Fitzgerald Kennedy Post Office" (Rep. Lynch / Oversight and Government Reform) // S. 1617 - To designate the checkpoint of the United States Border Patrol located on United States Highway 77 North in Sarita, Texas, as the “Javier Vega, Jr. Border Patrol Checkpoint” (Sen. Cornyn / Transportation and Infrastructure) // Special Orders

October 10, 2017

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

October 6, 2017

10:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

October 6, 2017

10:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

October 5, 2017

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

October 5, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Randal Quarles, to be a Member of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, voting on confirmation of the nomination; on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Lee Francis Cissna, to be Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services; on confirmation of the Cissna nomination; and on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Callista L. Gingrich, to be Ambassador to the Holy See.

October 5, 2017

9:15 a.m. - Equifax Data Breach: House Financial Services Committee

October 5, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.Con.Res. 71 - Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Black / Budget) // The Rule makes in order the following remaining amendments printed below and provides for ten minutes of final general debate time controlled by the Budget Committee upon the conclusion of amendment consideration. // Reps. McClintock / Walker Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute (30 minutes); Rep. Yarmuth Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute (30 minutes) // Special Orders

October 4, 2017

12:15 p.m. - Burr, Warner on Russian Inquiry: Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) and ranking Senator Mark Warner (D-VA) provide an update on the Committee's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election and related issues.

October 4, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Feinstein on Firearms Legislation: Senator Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) discusses legislation introduced following a mass shooting in Las Vegas.

October 4, 2017

10:30 a.m. - Democrats on the Budget, Tax Reform: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY), Senate Budget Committee ranking Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and Senate Finance Committee ranking Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) are joined by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and others to discuss the budget resolutions and plans for tax reform.

October 4, 2017

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.Con.Res. 71 - Establishing the congressional budget for the United States Government for fiscal year 2018 and setting forth the appropriate budgetary levels for fiscal years 2019 through 2027 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Black / Budget) // The Rule provides for four hours of general debate with three hours controlled by the Budget Committee and one hour controlled by the Joint Economic Committee. The Rule makes in order four amendments and provides for ten minutes of final general debate time controlled by the Budget Committee upon the conclusion of amendment consideration. // Reps. Pocan / Grijalva Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute (30 minutes); Reps. Scott (VA) / Richmond Amendment in the Nature of a Substitute (30 minutes) // Special Orders

October 4, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Eric D. Hargan, to be Deputy Secretary of Health and Human Services, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination; confirmation of the nomination; and 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 System.

October 3, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

October 3, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

October 3, 2017

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): S. 652 - Early Hearing Detection and Intervention Act of 2017 (Sen. Portman / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2408 - Protecting Girls’ Access to Education in Vulnerable Settings Act (Rep. Chabot / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1918 - Nicaraguan Investment Conditionality Act (NICA) of 2017, as amended (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 1624 - Municipal Finance Support Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Messer / Financial Services) // S. 782 - PROTECT Our Children Act, as amended (Sen. Cornyn / Judiciary) // S. 178 - Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act (Sen. Chuck Grassley / Judiciary) // H.R. 36 - Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Franks / Judiciary) // Special Orders

October 3, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Lee Francis Cissna, to be Director of U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

October 3, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Equifax Data Breach: House Energy and Commerce Committee, Digital Commerce and Consumer Protection Subcommittee

October 2, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Ajit Varadaraj Pai, to be a member of the Federal Communications Commission, voting on confirmation of nomination.

October 2, 2017

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. 2316 - Cooperative Management of Mineral Rights Act of 2017 (Rep. Thompson (PA) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1547 - Udall Park Land Exchange Completion Act (Rep. McSally / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2582 - Confirming State Land Grants for Education Act, as amended (Rep. Love / Natural Resources) // H.R. 965 - Saint-Gaudens National Historical Park Redesignation Act (Rep. Kuster / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2937 - Community Reclamation Partnerships Act (Rep. LaHood / Natural Resources) // H.R. 289 - GO Act, as amended (Rep. LaMalfa / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

September 30, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Cortez Masto on Puerto Rico: Senator Catherine Cortez Masto (D-NV) discusses relief efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands since Hurricane Maria.

September 30, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Puerto Rico, Tax Reform: President Donald Trump discusses relief efforts to Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands since Hurricane Maria and comprehensive tax reform.

September 28, 2017

12:15 p.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

September 28, 2017

11:45 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

September 28, 2017

10:00 a.m. - House Democrats on Post-Maria Relief: Rep. Nydia Velazquez (D-NY) is joined by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Democrats to urge immediate disaster relief for Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands after Hurricane Maria.

September 28, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Ralph R. Erickson, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit, voting on the motion, if invoked, proceeding to consideration of the nomination.

September 28, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension: S. 1866 - Hurricanes Harvey, Irma, and Maria Education Relief Act of 2017 (Sen. Alexander / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 2792 - Control Unlawful Fugitive Felons Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Noem / Ways and Means) // Complete Consideration of H.R. 3823 - Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 (Closed Rule) (Rep. Brady (TX) / Ways and Means) // Special Orders

September 27, 2017

3:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions (2): S. 327 - Fair Access to Investment Research Act of 2017 (Sen. Heller / Financial Services) // H.R. 3229 - To protect the safety of judges by extending the authority of the Judicial Conference to redact sensitive information contained in their financial disclosure reports, and for other purposes, as amended (Rep. Jeffries / Judiciary) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.Res. 311 - Recognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia, as amended (Rep. Castro / Foreign Affairs) // Begin Consideration of H.R. 3823 - Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Brady (TX) / Ways and Means) // Special Orders

September 27, 2017

2:15 p.m. - Republicans on Tax Reform Plan: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI), Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), House Ways and Means Chairman Kevin Brady (R-TX), Senate Finance Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT) and others introduce an outline for comprehensive tax reform.

September 27, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1519 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018.

September 27, 2017

8:00 a.m. - Former Members Day: The U.S. Association of Former Members of Congress gathers for its 47th Annual Meeting.

September 26, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

September 26, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

September 26, 2017

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. 2824 - Increasing Opportunity and Success for Children and Parents through Evidence-Based Home Visiting Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Smith (NE) / Ways and Means) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Smith (NE) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Pascrell Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. DelBene / O'Halleran Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Murphy (FL) / Gonzalez-Colon Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

September 26, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 1519 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

September 25, 2017

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of William Emanuel, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

September 25, 2017

2:00 p.m. - Health Care Reform: Senate Finance Committee

September 25, 2017

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. 2061 - North Korean Human Rights Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 311 - Recognizing that for 50 years the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) has worked toward stability, prosperity, and peace in Southeast Asia, as amended (Rep. Castro / Foreign Affairs) // S. 1141 - Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 (Sen. Shaheen / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2519 - The American Legion 100th Anniversary Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Rep. Walz / Financial Services) // H.R. 1235 - Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Commemorative Coin Act, as amended (Rep. Neal / Financial Services) // H.R. 3823 - Disaster Tax Relief and Airport and Airway Extension Act of 2017 (Rep. Brady (TX) / Ways and Means) // S. 810 - To facilitate construction of a bridge on certain property in Christian County, Missouri, and for other purposes (Sen. Blunt / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 3819 - Department of Veterans Affairs Expiring Authorities Act of 2017 (Rep. Mast / Veterans Affairs) // Special Orders

September 23, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Yarmuth on Health Care Bill: Rep. John Yarmuth (D-KY) urges opposition to another bill brought by Senate Republicans to replace key parts of the Affordable Care Act.

September 23, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Tax Reform: President Donald Trump discusses his four principles for overhauling the tax code.

September 21, 2017

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

September 21, 2017

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

September 20, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

September 19, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

September 19, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

September 19, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the nomination of Noel J. Fransisco, to be Solicitor General of the United States, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

September 18, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act, voting on adoption of the McCain substitute amendment 1003, on the motion to invoke cloture on the bill, and, if invoked, on passage of the bill, as amended.

September 18, 2017

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

September 16, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Durbin on DACA: Senator Dick Durbin (D-IL) discusses the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program and the Dream Act.

September 16, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Constitution Day: President Donald Trump discusses the 230th anniversary of the Constitution’s signing at the Grand Convention in Philadelphia in September 1787.

September 14, 2017

12:15 p.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

September 14, 2017

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

September 14, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act.

September 14, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 3697 - Criminal Alien Gang Member Removal Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Comstock / Judiciary) // Complete Consideration of H.R. 3354 - Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Palmer Amendment; Rep. Gohmert Amendment; Norton Amendment; Rep. Ellison Amendment #1; Rep. Ellison Amendment #2; Rep. Ellison Amendment #3; Rep. Mitchell Amendment; Rep. Huizenga Amendment; Rep. Jackson Lee Amendment // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 3284 - Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Fitzpatrick / Homeland Security) // Special Orders

September 13, 2017

2:00 p.m. - Senate Democrats on Health Care: Senators Bernie Sanders (D-VT), Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Cory Booker (D-NJ), Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY), Kamala Harris (D-CA), Mazie Hirono (D-HI), Jeff Merkley (D-OR), Brian Schatz (D-HI), Tom Udall (D-NM), and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) discuss Medicare for All legislation.

September 13, 2017

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. 3354 - Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for no further 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 224 amendments made in order by this Rule can be found here. // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Mullin Amendment #1; Rep. Mullin Amendment #2; Rep. Polis Amendment #1; Rep. Polis Amendment #2; Rep. Norman Amendment; Rep. Torres Amendment; Rep. Grothman Amendment #1; Rep. Scott (VA) Amendment; Rep. Norton Amendment; Rep. Flores Amendment #1; Rep. Buck Amendment; Rep. Kildee Amendment #1; Rep. Pocan Amendment; Rep. Meng Amendment; Rep. Kildee Amendment #2; Rep. Flores Amendment #2; Rep. Clark Amendment; Rep. Murphy (PA) Amendment #1; Rep. Lujan Amendment; Rep. Lowey Amendment; Rep. Courtney Amendment; Rep. Lewis (MN) Amendment; Rep. Grothman Amendment #2; Rep. Grothman Amendment #3; Rep. Meadows Amendment; Rep. Walberg Amendment; Rep. Blackburn Amendment; Rep. Murphy (PA) Amendment #2; Rep. Murphy (PA) Amendment #3; Rep. Ellison Amendment; Rep. Gibbs Amendment // Special Orders

September 13, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act.

September 12, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

September 12, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

September 12, 2017

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (12): H.R. 3284 - Joint Counterterrorism Awareness Workshop Series Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Fitzpatrick / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2453 - DHS Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program Act of 2017 (Rep. Gallagher / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2427 - Pathways to Improving Homeland Security at the Local Level Act, as amended (Rep. Demings / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2470 - Homeland Threat Assessment Act (Rep. Rogers (AL) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2468 - Unifying DHS Intelligence Enterprise Act, as amended (Rep. Perry / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2433 - Homeland Security Assessment of Terrorists Use of Virtual Currencies Act (Rep. Rice / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2443 - Department of Homeland Security Classified Facility Inventory Act, as amended (Rep. Barletta / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2454 - Department of Homeland Security Data Framework Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Hurd / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2442 - FIRST State and Local Law Enforcement Act, as amended (Rep. Jackson Lee / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2471 - TRACER Act, as amended (Rep. Rutherford / Homeland Security) // H.R. 931 - Firefighter Cancer Registry Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Collins (GA) / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2611 - Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site Boundary Modification Act (Rep. Hill / Natural Resources) // Continue Consideration of H.R. 3354 - Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for no further 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 224 amendments made in order by this Rule can be found here. // Special Orders

September 12, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act, post cloture, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then proceeding to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Kevin Hassett, to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

September 11, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate observes a moment of silence in remembrance of the lives lost in the attacks of September 11, 2001, thereafter resuming consideration of the motion to proceed to H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill.

September 11, 2017

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. for legislative business, with no votes conducted.

September 9, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Lujan Grisham on DACA: Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham (D-NM) states the case for Dreamers and calls on Congress to consider the Dream Act, preventing deportation of undocumented childhood arrivals.

September 9, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Hurricane Irma, Tax Reform: President Donald Trump discusses disaster relief as Florida undergoes a hurricane and goals for tax cuts in a reform effort by Congress.

September 8, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H.R. 601 - READ Act [Hurricane Supplemental, Debt Limit, Continuing Appropriations, and Flood Insurance Package] (One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // Continue Consideration of H.R. 3354 - Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for no further 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 224 amendments made in order by this Rule can be found here. // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Blackburn Amendment; Rep. Palmer Amendment; Rep. Carbajal Amendment; Rep. Pearce Amendment // Special Orders

September 7, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

September 7, 2017

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

September 7, 2017

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. 3354 - Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for no further 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 224 amendments made in order by this Rule can be found here. // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Castro Amendment #1; Rep. Roybal-Allard Amendment; Rep. Castro Amendment #2; Rep. Correa Amendment; Rep. Hunter Amendment; Rep. King (IA) Amendment #1; Rep. Castro Amendment #3; Rep. Jayapal Amendment // Special Orders

September 7, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the House message to accompany H.R. 601 - Making Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief.

September 6, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

September 6, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

September 6, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Democrats on DACA, Dream Act: House and Senate Democrats join Minority Leaders Chuck Schumer (D-NY) and Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to discuss the Dream Act and the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

September 6, 2017

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspensions: H.Res. 502 - Providing for the concurrence by the House in the Senate amendments to H.R. 601, with an amendment. [Text of H.R. 3672, Making Supplemental Appropriations for Disaster Relief] (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // H.R. 3388 - SELF DRIVE Act (Rep. Latta / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 3354 - Make America Secure and Prosperous Appropriations Act, 2018, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for two hours 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 118 amendments made in order by this Rule can be found here.

September 6, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

September 5, 2017

3:00 p.m. - Durbin, Graham on Dream Act: Senators Richard Durbin (D-IL) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) discuss the DACA program and reintroduction of the DREAM Act.

September 5, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business, thereafter resuming Executive Session to consider the nomination of Timothy Kelly, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Columbia, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

September 5, 2017

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): H.R. 1843 - Clyde-Hirsch-Sowers RESPECT Act (Rep. Roskam / Ways and Means) // H.R. 3110 - Financial Stability Oversight Council Insurance Member Continuity Act (Rep. Hultgren / Financial Services) // S. 1616 - Bob Dole Congressional Gold Medal Act (Sen. Roberts / Financial Services) // H.R. 2864 - Improving Access to Capital Act, as amended (Rep. Sinema / Financial Services) // Special Orders

September 2, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Brown on Labor Day: Senator Sherrod Brown (D-OH) marks holiday reserved to celebrate America’s workers.

September 2, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Hurricane Harvey: President Donald Trump discusses rescue and recovery efforts since natural disaster in Texas and Louisiana.

September 1, 2017

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

September 1, 2017

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

August 29, 2017

2:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 29, 2017

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

August 26, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Himes on Better Deal, Trump: Rep. Jim Himes (D-CT) discusses his party’s Better Deal agenda with respect to commerce and social unity.

August 26, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Military Service: President Donald Trump discusses the virtues of servicemembers and social unity.

August 25, 2017

11:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 25, 2017

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

August 22, 2017

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

August 22, 2017

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

August 18, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Virginia Senators on Charlottesville Incident: Senators Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) discuss violence that occurred at a demonstration and reaction from the president.

August 18, 2017

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

August 18, 2017

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

August 15, 2017

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

August 15, 2017

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

August 11, 2017

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

August 11, 2017

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

August 8, 2017

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

August 8, 2017

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

August 5, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Baldwin on Buy America in Better Deal Agenda: Senator Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) discusses legislation to use domestic manufactures for domestic infrastructure.

August 5, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Economic Progress: President Donald Trump concludes American Dream Week with remarks about job creation and merit-based immigration.

August 4, 2017

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

August 4, 2017

9:45 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

August 3, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Senate GOP on Taylor Force: Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Bob Corker (R-TN) discuss legislation to condition foreign aid to West Bank and Gaza, addressing the war in Afghanistan and White House leaks in exchanges with the press.

August 3, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Senate GOP on Immigration: Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) and others discuss introduction of the Building America's Trust Act to strengthen border security and immigration enforcement.

August 3, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 2430 - FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill, then resuming Executive Session to consider the nomination of Dan R. Brouillette, to be Deputy Secretary of Energy, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

August 2, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Marvin Kaplan, to be a Member of the National Labor Relations Board, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, if adopted, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

August 1, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

August 1, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

August 1, 2017

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

August 1, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Kevin Christopher Newsom, 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, voting on confirmation of the nominations of Newsom and of Christopher Wray, to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

July 31, 2017

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Kevin Christopher Newsom, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Eleventh Circuit, voting on the motion, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

July 29, 2017

12:00 p.m. - McCollum on Better Deal Agenda: Rep. Betty McColllum (D-MN) discusses inaction by Congress on economic issues facing Americans.

July 29, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Valorous Americans: President Donald Trump celebrates American heroes in law enforcement and the military.

July 28, 2017

11:15 a.m. - Schumer on Health Care: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) discusses defeat of the Health Care Freedom Act.

July 28, 2017

10:00 a.m. - House Democrats on Health Care: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and others discuss Senate defeat of the Health Care Freedom Act.

July 28, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // S. 114 - A bill to authorize appropriations for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes, as amended (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sen. Heller / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3180 - Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, as amended (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Nunes / Permanent Select Intelligence) // Suspensions (4): H.R. 2772 - SEA Act, as amended (Rep. Taylor / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3262 - Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Kuster / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 95 - Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act, as amended (Rep. Brownley / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 873 - Global War on Terrorism War Memorial Act (Rep. Gallagher / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

July 27, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

July 27, 2017

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

July 27, 2017

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. 3219 - Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for no further 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 54 amendments made in order by this Rule can be found here. // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Blackburn Amendment; Rep. Perry Amendment // Special Orders

July 27, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 1628 - American Health Care Act, legislative vehicle for budget reconciliation.

July 26, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Registered Foreign Agents: Senate Judiciary Committee

July 26, 2017

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. 3210 - SECRET Act of 2017 (Rep. Knight / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 2370 - Escambia County Land Conveyance Act (Rep. Gaetz / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1927 - African American Civil Rights Network Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Clay / Natural Resources) // H.Res. 317 - Calling for the unconditional release of United States citizens and legal permanent resident aliens being held for political purposes by the Government of Iran, as amended (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 3219 - Make America Secure Appropriations Act, 2018, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Frelinghuysen / Appropriations) // The Rule provides for two hours 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 72 amendments made in order by this Rule can be found here.

July 26, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of H.R. 1628 - American Health Care Act, legislative vehicle for budget reconciliation.

July 25, 2017

4:00 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

July 25, 2017

3:30 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

July 25, 2017

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate considers the motion to proceed to H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, then proceeding to a vote on the motion to proceed to H.R. 1628 - American Health Care Act, legislative vehicle for budget reconciliation, if agreed to, proceeding to debate.

July 25, 2017

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. 3178 - Medicare Part B Improvement Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Brady (TX) / Ways and Means / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2182 - Plum Island Preservation Act (Rep. Zeldin / Homeland Security) // H.R. 3364 - Russia, Iran, and North Korea Sanctions Act (Rep. Royce / Foreign Affairs) // H.J.Res. 111 - 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 "Arbitration Agreements". (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Rothfus / Financial Services) // Special Orders

July 24, 2017

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of David Bernhardt, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior, post cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

July 24, 2017

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 (17): S. 114 - A bill to authorize appropriations for the Veterans Choice Program, and for other purposes, as amended (Sen. Heller / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3218 - Harry W. Colmery Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Roe / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 282 - Military Residency Choice Act (Rep. Stefanik / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 1058 - VA Provider Equity Act, as amended (Rep. Wenstrup / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 1690 - Department of Veterans Affairs Bonus Transparency Act, as amended (Rep. Tenney / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2006 - VA Procurement Efficiency and Transparency Act (Rep. Coffman / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2772 - SEA Act (Rep. Taylor / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2781 - Ensuring Veteran Enterprise Participation in Strategic Sourcing Act (Rep. Dunn / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2749 - Protecting Business Opportunities for Veterans Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Bergman / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 3262 - Grow Our Own Directive: Physician Assistant Employment and Education Act of 2017 (Rep. Kuster / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 95 - Veterans’ Access to Child Care Act, as amended (Rep. Brownley / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 1848 - Veterans Affairs Medical Scribe Pilot Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Roe / Veterans Affairs) // H.R. 2333 - Small Business Investment Opportunity Act of 2017 (Rep. Knight / Small Business) // H.R. 2056 - Microloan Modernization Act of 2017 (Rep. Murphy (FL) / Small Business) // H.R. 2364 - Investing in Main Street Act of 2017 (Rep. Chu / Small Business) // H.R. 3180 - Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, as amended (Rep. Nunes / Permanent Select Intelligence) // H.R. 3298 - Wounded Officers Recovery Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Barton / House Administration) // Special Orders

July 22, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Murray on GOP Health Care Effort: Senator Patty Murray discusses health care reform initiative led by Republicans in coordination with the Trump administration.

July 22, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Buy American, Hire American: President Donald Trump concludes Made in America Week with a discussion about American industriousness.

July 20, 2017

12:00 p.m. - RSC Members on FY18 Budget: Republican Study Committee members join Chairman Mark Walker (R-NC) to discuss the fiscal 2018 budget.

July 20, 2017

10:45 a.m. - House Democrats on Health Care: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by committee ranking members to discuss health care reform initiatives of Republicans.

July 20, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of John Kenneth Bush, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, voting on confirmation of the nomination, later voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of David Bernhardt, to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior.

July 20, 2017

9:45 a.m. - House GOP on CFPB: House Financial Services Committee members join Chairman Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) to discuss the Anti-Arbitration Rule of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.

July 20, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension: H.R. 2825 - DHS Authorization Act, as amended (Rep. McCaul / Homeland Security) // H.R. 218 - King Cove Road Land Exchange Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Young (AK) / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Tsongas Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Young (AK) Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Grijalva Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

July 19, 2017

4:15 p.m. - Venezuela Crisis: Senate Foreign Relations Committee

July 19, 2017

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. 2910 - Promoting Interagency Coordination for Review of Natural Gas Pipelines Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Flores / Energy and Commerce) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Tsongas / McGovern / Beyer Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Lynch Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Beyer Amendment (10 minutes) // H.R. 2883 - Promoting Cross-Border Energy Infrastructure Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Mullin / Energy and Commerce) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Engel Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Tsongas / McGovern / Beyer Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Veasey Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

July 19, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of John Kenneth Bush, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination.

July 18, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

July 18, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

July 18, 2017

10:30 a.m. - House GOP on FY18 Budget: House Budget Committee Chair Diane Black (R-TN) and others unveil the fiscal 2018 budget resolution.

July 18, 2017

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. 2786 - To amend the Federal Power Act with respect to the criteria and process to qualify as a qualifying conduit hydropower facility (Rep. Hudson / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2828 - To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project (Rep. Newhouse / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 3050 - Enhancing State Energy Security Planning and Emergency Preparedness Act of 2017 (Rep. Upton / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 806 - Ozone Standards Implementation Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Sponsored by Rep. Olson / Energy and Commerce) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Castor Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Tonko Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Beyer Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Polis Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. McNerney Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. McNerney / Costa Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

July 18, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Patrick M. Shanahan, to be Deputy Secretary of Defense, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of John Kenneth Bush, to be United States Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings.

July 17, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Patrick M. Shanahan, to be Deputy Secretary of Defense, voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

July 17, 2017

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 (3): H.R. 2210 - To designate the community living center of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Butler Township, Butler County, Pennsylvania, as the Sergeant Joseph George Kusick VA Community Living Center (Rep. Kelly (PA) / Veterans Affairs) // H.J.Res. 92 - Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to amend the Washington Area Transit Regulation Compact (Rep. Comstock / Judiciary) // H.J.Res. 76 - Granting the consent and approval of Congress for the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Maryland, and the District of Columbia to a enter into a compact relating to the establishment of the Washington Metrorail Safety Commission (Rep. Hoyer / Judiciary) // Special Orders

July 15, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Thompson (MS) on Russian Meddling: Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) discusses creation of the Congressional Task Force on Election Security by House Democrats.

July 15, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Health Care Effort: President Donald Trump discusses the Affordable Care Act and the Better Care Act to be considered by the Senate.

July 14, 2017

11:30 a.m. - House GOP on NDAA: House Republican Conference Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), Armed Services Committee Chairman Mac Thornberry (R-TX) and members of the Committee speak with reporters about passage of the defense authorization.

July 14, 2017

9:15 a.m. - House Democrats on Trump Oversight: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) is joined by caucus members discuss issues around the Trump campaign, administration regarding Russia and conflicts of interest.

July 14, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // Complete Consideration of H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, 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 122 amendments made in order can be found here. // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Franks Amendment; Rep. Lamborn Amendment // Special Orders

July 13, 2017

12:30 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of William Francis Hagerty IV, to be Ambassador to Japan, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

July 13, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

July 13, 2017

11:00 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

July 13, 2017

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. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a 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 122 amendments made in order can be found here. // Postponed Amendment Votes: Rep. Conaway Amendment; Rep. Polis Amendment; Rep. Jayapal Amendment; Rep. Nadler Amendment; Rep. Blumenauer Amendment #1; Rep. Aguilar Amendment; Rep. Rogers Amendment; Rep. Garamendi Amendment; Rep. Blumenauer Amendment #2; Rep. McClintock Amendment // Special Orders

July 12, 2017

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of David C. Nye, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Idaho, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of William Francis Hagerty IV, to be Ambassador to Japan, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

July 12, 2017

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. 2430 - FDA Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Sponsored by Rep. Walden / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2664 - Enhancing Detection of Human Trafficking Act (Rep. Walberg / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 2480 - Empowering Law Enforcement to Fight Sex Trafficking Demand Act (Rep. Hartzler / Judiciary) // H.R. 2200 - Frederick Douglass Trafficking Victims Prevention and Protection Reauthorization Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 1492 - Medical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2017 (Rep. Sessions / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 23 - Gaining Responsibility on Water Act of 2017, Rule Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Valadao / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. LaMalfa Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Costa Amendment #1 (10 minutes); Rep. Costa Amendment #2 (10 minutes); Rep. Denham Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. DeSaulnier Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Pearce / Torres Amendment (10 minutes) // Begin Consideration of H.R. 2810 - National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, 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 88 amendments made in order by this Rule can be found here. // Special Orders

July 12, 2017

9:30 a.m. - Wray Nomination: Senate Judiciary Committee

July 11, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

July 11, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

July 11, 2017

2:15 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of David C. Nye, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Idaho, post-cloture.

July 11, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Senate Republicans on August Recess: Senators David Perdue (R-GA), Steven Daines (R-MT), John Kennedy (R-LA), Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Luther Strange (R-AL), Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Mike Lee (R-UT) discuss canceling the August recess to continue legislative business.

July 11, 2017

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): H.R. 1492 - Medical Controlled Substances Transportation Act of 2017 (Rep. Sessions / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 702 - Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Cummings / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 1988 - To designate the facility of the United States Postal Service located at 1730 18th Street in Bakersfield, California, as the Merle Haggard Post Office Building (Rep. McCarthy / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 954 - To remove the use restrictions on certain land transferred to Rockingham County, Virginia, and for other purposes (Rep. Goodlatte / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1397 - To authorize, direct, facilitate, and expedite the transfer of administrative jurisdiction of certain Federal land, and for other purposes (Rep. Comstock / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1404 - Pascua Yaqui Tribe Land Conveyance Act (Rep. Grijalva / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1541 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to acquire certain property related to the Fort Scott National Historic Site in Fort Scott, Kansas, and for other purposes (Rep. Jenkins (KS) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1719 - John Muir National Historic Site Expansion Act (Rep. DeSaulnier / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1913 - Clear Creek National Recreation Area and Conservation Act (Rep. Panetta / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1306 - Western Oregon Tribal Fairness Act (Rep. DeFazio / Natural Resources) // H.R. 2156 - Saint Francis Dam Disaster National Memorial Act (Rep. Knight / Natural Resources) // H.R. 597 - Lytton Rancheria Homelands Act of 2017 (Rep. Denham / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

July 10, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Neomi Rao, to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of David C. Nye, to be U.S. District Judge for the District of Idaho, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the Nye nomination.

July 10, 2017

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

July 8, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Senate Democrats on GOP Health Care Effort: Excerpts from appearances by nine Senate Democrats at rallies and press events are used to convey opposition to the Better Care Reconciliation Act.

July 8, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on American Manufacturing: President Donald Trump discusses the administration’s “Made in America” policy agenda.

July 6, 2017

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

July 6, 2017

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

July 3, 2017

6:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

July 3, 2017

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

July 1, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Kennedy on Health Care: Rep. Joe Kennedy III (D-MA) discusses competing visions for American health care.

July 1, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Immigration Enforcement: President Donald Trump discusses sanctuary cities legislation passed by the House of Representatives.

June 29, 2017

12:30 p.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Rep. Bennie Thompson (D-MS) discuss election integrity and legislative activity.

June 29, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan, et al on Immigration Enforcement: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) is joined by House Republicans and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly to discuss immigration legislation.

June 29, 2017

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Neomi Rao, to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, voting on the motion, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

June 29, 2017

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. 3003 - No Sanctuary for Criminals Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Goodlatte / Judiciary) // H.R. 3004 - Kate’s Law (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Goodlatte / Judiciary) // Special Orders

June 28, 2017

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Neomi Rao, to be Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget.

June 28, 2017

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. 1215 - Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. King (IA) / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general of debate and makes in order the following amendments: Reps. Sessions / Burgess Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Burgess / Sessions Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Roe / Hudson / Marshall / Bucshon Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Hudson / Abraham / Harris / Roe / Marshall / Bucshon / DesJarlais Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Barr Amendment (10 minutes) // Postponed Suspension Vote: H.R. 1500 - Robert Emmet Park Act of 2017 (Rep. Crowley / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

June 27, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters after Republicans postponed consideration of the Better Care Reconciliation Act.

June 27, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters after postponing consideration of the Better Care Reconciliation Act.

June 27, 2017

2:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business.

June 27, 2017

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 (8): H.R. 497 - Santa Ana River Wash Plan Land Exchange Act (Rep. Cook / Natural Resources) // H.R. 220 - To authorize the expansion of an existing hydroelectric project, and for other purposes (Rep. Young (AK) / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1500 - Robert Emmet Park Act of 2017 (Rep. Crowley / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1073 - To authorize the Secretary of the Interior to establish a structure for visitor services on the Arlington Ridge tract, in the area of the U.S. Marine Corps War Memorial, and for other purposes (Rep. Beyer / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1135 - To reauthorize the Historically Black Colleges and Universities Historic Preservation program (Rep. Clyburn / Natural Resources) // H.R. 1967 - Bureau of Reclamation Pumped Storage Hydropower Development Act (Rep. Lamborn / Natural Resources) // H.Res. 397 - Solemnly reaffirming the commitment of the United States to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s principle of collective defense as enumerated in Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty (Rep. Ryan (WI) / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 351 - Condemning the violence and persecution in Chechnya, as amended (Rep. Ros-Lehtinen / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

June 26, 2017

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Kristine Svinicki, to be Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, post cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

June 26, 2017

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. 2547 - Veterans Expanded Trucking Opportunities Act of 2017 (Rep. Woodall / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 1684 - Disaster Assistance Support for Communities and Homeowners Act of 2017 (Rep. Nadler / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 2258 - ADVANCE Act (Rep. Aguilar / Transportation and Infrastructure) // H.R. 1726 - Coast Guard Improvement and Reform Act of 2017 (Rep. Hunter / Transportation and Infrastructure) // Special Orders

June 24, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Hirono on GOP Health Care Effort: Senator Mazie Hirono (D-HI) discusses companion legislation to the American Health Care Act before the Senate.

June 24, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on GOP Health Care Effort: President Donald Trump discusses consequences of the Affordable Care Act and an effort to reform the health care law.

June 23, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets for legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 2842 - Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Curbelo / Ways and Means) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Foxx Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Bost Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Bonamici / Davis (CA) Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Krishnamoorthi / Smucker Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Davidson Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Khanna Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Kilmer / Valadao Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

June 22, 2017

12:30 p.m. - Senate Democrats on Health Care: Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) is joined by Senators Patty Murray (D-WA) and Ron Wyden (D-OR) to discuss a draft health care bill released by Senate Republicans.

June 22, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

June 22, 2017

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to consider the nomination of Marshall Billingslea, to be Assistant Treasury Secretary for Terrorist Financing, post cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Kristine Svinicki, to be Member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

June 22, 2017

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

June 22, 2017

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. 2353 - Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act (Rep. Thompson (PA) / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 1654 - Water Supply Permitting Coordination Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. McClintock / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. LaMalfa Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Lowenthal Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

June 21, 2017

3:00 p.m. - FBI Budget: House Appropriations Committee, Commerce Justice and Science and Related Agencies Subcommittee

June 21, 2017

1:45 p.m. - Congressmen on Civility Pledge: Members of the House speak to the press at a ceremony signing the Civility Pledge sponsored by the Bipartisan Policy Center.

June 21, 2017

12:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to continue consideration of the nomination of Sigal Mandelker, to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, post cloture, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Marshall Billingslea, to be Assistant Treasury Secretary for Terrorist Financing, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

June 21, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Johnson on Russian Meddling: House Select Committee on Intelligence

June 21, 2017

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. 2131 - DHS FIRM Act, as amended (Rep. Higgins (LA) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1282 - DHS Acquisition Review Board Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Garrett / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1873 - Electricity Reliability and Forest Protection Act (Structured Rule) (Rep. LaMalfa / Natural Resources) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Carbajal Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. Sinema / Tipton / Gosar / O'Halleran Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Beyer Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

June 20, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

June 20, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

June 20, 2017

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. 2847 - Improving Services for Older Youth in Foster Care Act (Rep. Faso / Ways and Means) //  H.R. 2866 - Reducing Barriers for Relative Foster Parents Act, as amended (Rep. Smucker / Ways and Means) // H.R. 1551 - To amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to modify the credit for production from advanced nuclear power facilities (Rep. Rice (SC) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 2742 - Modernizing the Interstate Placement of Children in Foster Care Act (Rep. Walorski / Ways and Means) // H.R. 2834 - Partnership Grants to Strengthen Families Affected by Parental Substance Abuse Act, as amended (Rep. Danny Davis (IL) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 2857 - Supporting Families in Substance Abuse Treatment Act, as amended (Rep. Noem / Ways and Means) // H.R. 2484 - Women, Peace, and Security Act of 2017 (Rep. Noem / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 2132 - Traveler Redress Improvement Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Katko / Homeland Security) // H.R. 625 - REPORT Act, as amended (Rep. Aguilar / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2131 - DHS FIRM Act, as amended (Rep. Higgins (LA) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2283 - DHS MORALE Act, as amended (Rep. Thompson (MS) / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1282 - DHS Acquisition Review Board Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Garrett / Homeland Security) // H.R. 2190 - Streamlining DHS Overhead Act, as amended (Rep. Rutherford / Homeland Security) // H.R. 1393 - Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017 (Rep. Bishop (MI) / Judiciary) // Special Orders

June 20, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Sigal Mandelker to be Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crimes, then voting on confirmation of Brock Long, to be Administrator of FEMA, thereafter voting on the motion to invoke cloture on the Mandelker nomination, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

June 19, 2017

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes and proceeds to a period of morning business.

June 17, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Clyburn on Alexandria Shooting, Health Care Effort: Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) discusses a shooting where Congressional Republicans were targeted and the American Health Care Act, companion legislation under development in the Senate.

June 17, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Alexandria Shooting, Apprenticeship Initiative: President Donald Trump discusses a shooting where Congressional Republicans were targeted and an apprenticeship initiative for young American workers.

June 16, 2017

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

June 15, 2017

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

June 15, 2017

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. 2372 - VETERAN Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Sam Johnson (TX) / Ways and Means) // H.R. 2579 - Broader Options for Americans Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Tiberi / Ways and Means) // Special Orders

June 15, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of of S. 722 - Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017, voting in relation to the Gardner amendment #250 (NASA); Graham amendment #240 (NATO); and on passage of the bill, as amended.

June 14, 2017

4:30 p.m. - Williams on Shooting Incident: Rep. Roger Williams (R-TX) discusses a shooting involving members of Congress in which a staffer was among those injured.

June 14, 2017

4:00 p.m. - Barton, Doyle on Shooting Incident: Reps. Joe Barton (R-TX) and Mike Doyle (D-PA) discuss a shooting involving members of Congress.

June 14, 2017

2:00 p.m. - State Dept Budget: House Appropriations Committee, State Foreign Operations and Related Programs Subcommittee

June 14, 2017

10:45 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of S. 722 - Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017, voting on adoption of amendment #232, as modified (Russia sanctions).

June 14, 2017

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10:00 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business.

June 13, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Russia Investigation: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

June 13, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

June 13, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

June 13, 2017

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. 2581 - Verify First Act (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Rep. Barletta / Ways and Means) // S. 1094 - Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability and Whistleblower Protection Act of 2017 (Closed Rule, One Hour of Debate) (Sen. Rubio / Veterans Affairs) // Special Orders

June 13, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate continues consideration of S. 722 - Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017, then considering S.J.Res.42 - A joint resolution relating to the disapproval of the proposed export to the Government of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of certain defense articles, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, voting on a motion to discharge the joint resolution, thereafter resuming consideration of the bill.

June 12, 2017

7:00 p.m. - Defense Dept Budget: House Armed Services Committee

June 12, 2017

4:00 p.m. - Treasury Dept Budget: House Appropriations Committee, Financial Services and General Government Subcommittee

June 12, 2017

4:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes resuming legislative session to continue consideration of S. 722 - Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017, post-cloture, then proceeding to Executive Session to consider the nomination of Kenneth P. Rapuano, to be an Assistant Secretary of Defense, voting on confirmation of the nomination, thereafter resuming consideration of the bill.

June 12, 2017

12:00 p.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at noon for morning hour and 2:00 p.m. legislative business, with votes postponed until 6:30 p.m. One Minutes // Suspensions (10): H.R. 338 - To promote a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce (Rep. Rush / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 446 - To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project (Rep. Griffith / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 447 - To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project (Rep. Griffith / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 627 - Streamlining Energy Efficiency for Schools Act of 2017 (Rep. Cartwright / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 951 - To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project (Rep. Foxx / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 1109 - To amend section 203 of the Federal Power Act (Rep. Walberg / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2122 - To extend the deadline for commencement of construction of a hydroelectric project involving Jennings Randolph Dam (Rep. McKinley / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2274 - HYPE Act (Rep. Peters / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2292 - To extend a project of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission involving the Cannonsville Dam (Rep. Faso / Energy and Commerce) // H.R. 2457 - J. Bennett Johnston Waterway Hydropower Extension Act of 2017 (Rep. Johnson (LA) / Energy and Commerce) // Special Orders

June 10, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Wyden on GOP Health Care Effort: Senator Ron Wyden (D-OR) discusses the American Health Care Act, Medicaid and Senate procedure for the bill.

June 10, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Infrastructure Plans: President Donald Trump discusses his infrastructure plan for the nation's air traffic control system and inland waterways.

June 9, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

June 8, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Russia Investigation: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

June 8, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

June 8, 2017

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. 10 - Financial CHOICE Act of 2017 (Structured Rule) (Rep. Hensarling / Financial Services) // The Rule provides for 90 minutes of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Hensarling Amendment (10 minutes); Hollingsworth Amendment (10 minutes); Smucker Amendment (10 minutes); Faso Amendment (10 minutes); McSally Amendment (10 minutes); Buck Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

June 8, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to proceed to S. 722 - Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017, post-cloture.

June 7, 2017

10:00 a.m. - FISA Reauthorization: Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

June 7, 2017

10:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets at 10 a.m. for morning hour and noon for legislative business. One Minutes // Suspension: H.Con.Res. 33 - Designating the George C. Marshall Museum and George C. Marshall Research Library in Lexington, Virginia, as the National George C. Marshall Museum and Library (Rep. Goodlatte / Education and the Workforce) // H.R. 2213 - Anti-Border Corruption Reauthorization Act of 2017 (Structured Rule) (Rep. McSally / Homeland Security) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Reps. Lujan Grisham / Carbajal / Torres / Chu / Gutierrez / Schneider Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

June 7, 2017

9:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes consideration of the motion to invoke cloture on the motion to proceed to S. 722 - Countering Iran's Destabilizing Activities Act of 2017, voting on the motion, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the bill.

June 6, 2017

2:30 p.m. - Schumer On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer (D-NY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

June 6, 2017

2:15 p.m. - McConnell On-Camera: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and party leaders speak with reporters.

June 6, 2017

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.Res. 354 - Condemning the violence against peaceful protesters outside the Turkish Ambassador’s residence on May 16, 2017, and calling for the perpetrators to be brought to justice and measures to be taken to prevent similar incidents in the future, as amended (Rep. Royce / Foreign Affairs) // H.R. 390 - Iraq and Syria Genocide Emergency Relief and Accountability Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Smith (NJ) / Foreign Affairs) // H.Res. 355 - Condemning in the strongest terms the terrorist attacks in Manchester, United Kingdom, on May 22, 2017, expressing heartfelt condolences, and reaffirming unwavering support for the special relationship between our peoples and nations in the wake of these attacks (Rep. Meeks / Foreign Affairs) // Special Orders

June 6, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to Executive Session to resume consideration of the nomination of Courtney Elwood, to be General Counsel of the Central Intelligence Agency, recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for weekly caucus meetings, thereafter voting on confirmation of the nomination, then resuming consideration of S.1094, Department of Veterans Affairs Accountability Act, conducting a voice vote on passage of the bill, as amended.

June 5, 2017

3:00 p.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate proceeds to the consideration of S.Res.176, commemorating the 50th anniversary of the reunification of Jerusalem, voting on adoption of the resolution.

June 3, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Swalwell on FY18 Budget: Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) discusses the future form and priorities in the fiscal 2018 budget submission of the Trump administration.

June 3, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on Foreign Visits: President Donald Trump recounts his first overseas travel as president.

June 2, 2017

10:30 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets in a pro forma session.

June 2, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters after President Trump's withdrawing the United States from the Paris climate accord.

June 2, 2017

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

May 30, 2017

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

May 30, 2017

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

May 27, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Carper on Memorial Day, Veterans’ Care: Senator Tom Carper (D-DE) discusses the Memorial Day holiday and ensuring veterans access medical and mental health services.

May 27, 2017

12:00 p.m. - Trump on FY18 Budget: President Donald Trump discusses the administration’s first budget submission, prioritizing public safety and immigration enforcement.

May 26, 2017

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

May 26, 2017

8:45 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate meets in a pro forma session.

May 25, 2017

11:30 a.m. - Ryan On-Camera: House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks with reporters.

May 25, 2017

10:45 a.m. - Pelosi On-Camera: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks with reporters.

May 25, 2017

10:30 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of Amul R. Thapar, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, voting on confirmation of the nomination.

May 25, 2017

9:00 a.m. - HOUSE FLOOR DEBATE: The House meets legislative business. One Minutes // H.R. 1973 - Protecting Young Victims from Sexual Abuse Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Brooks (IN) / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendments: Rep. Goodlatte Amendment (10 minutes); Rep. Costa Amendment (10 minutes); Reps. O'Halleran / Sinema / Biggs Amendment (10 minutes) // H.R. 1761 - Protecting Against Child Exploitation Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Structured Rule) (Rep. Johnson (LA) / Judiciary) // The Rule provides for one hour of general debate and makes in order the following amendment: Rep. Jackson Lee Amendment (10 minutes) // Special Orders

May 24, 2017

3:00 p.m. - FY18 DHS Budget: House Appropriations Committee, Homeland Security Subcommittee

May 24, 2017

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. 624 - Social Security Fraud Prevention Act of 2017, as amended (Rep. Valadao / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 1293 - To amend title 5, United States Code, to require that the Office of Personnel Management submit an annual report to Congress relating to the use of official time by Federal employees (Rep. Ross / Oversight and Government Reform) // H.R. 953 - Reducing Regulatory Burdens Act of 2017, Rules Committee Print (Subject to a Rule) (Rep. Gibbs / Transportation and Infrastructure) // Special Orders

May 24, 2017

10:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate resumes Executive Session to complete consideration of the nomination of John Sullivan, to be Deputy Secretary of State, voting on confirmation of the nomination, then proceeding to a vote on the motion to invoke cloture on the nomination of Amul R. Thapar, to be U.S. Circuit Judge for the Sixth Circuit, if invoked, proceeding to debate on the nomination.

May 24, 2017

10:00 a.m. - Senate Democrats on Paris Agreement: Senate Minority Leader C