Today's Coverage

11:00 a.m. - SENATE FLOOR DEBATE: The Senate convenes for a period of morning business, thereafter recessing from 12:30 p.m. until 2:15 p.m. for the weekly caucus meetings, then resuming Executive Session to conduct a roll call vote on confirmation of Scot Alan Marciel to be Ambassador of the United States of America to the Union of Burma.

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. 4437 – To extend the deadline for the submittal of the final report required by the Commission on Care (Rep. Miller (FL) / Veterans’ Affairs) // H.R. 3106 – Construction Reform Act of 2016, as amended (Rep. Miller (FL) / Veterans’ Affairs) // H.R. 3016 – Veterans Employment, Education, and Healthcare Improvement Act, as amended (Rep. Wenstrup / Veterans’ Affairs) // H.R. 2360 – Career-Ready Student Veterans Act (Rep. Takano / Veterans’ Affairs) // H.R. 3262 – To provide for the conveyance of land of the Illiana Health Care System of the Department of Veterans Affairs in Danville, Illinois (Rep. Shimkus / Veterans’ Affairs) // H.R. 4056 – To Authorize the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to convey to the Florida Department of Veterans Affairs all right, title, and interest of the United States to the property known as “The Community Living Center” at the Lake Baldwin Veterans Affairs Outpatient Clinic, Orlando, Florida, as amended (Rep. Mica / Veterans’ Affairs) // H.R. 677 – American Heroes COLA Act of 2015, as amended (Rep. Abraham / Veterans’ Affairs) // H.R. 3234 – VA Medical Center Recovery Act, as amended (Rep. Roby / Veterans’ Affairs) // H.R. 2915 – Female Veteran Suicide Prevention Act (Rep. Brownley / Veterans’ Affairs) // H.R. 3036 – 9/11 Memorial Act (Rep. MacArthur / Natural Resources) // H.R. 890 – To correct the boundaries of the John H. Chafee Coastal Barrier Resources System Unit P16 (Rep. Clawson / Natural Resources) // Special Orders

2:15 p.m. - Reid On-Camera: Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) and party leaders speak with reporters.

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

Clip of the Day

Lankford on FY2017 Budget, Deficits

Senator James Lankford (R-OK) reacts to the President's budget request.


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