Senate passes sweeping immigration legislation
"Today, the Senate did its job. It's now up to the House to do the ... That position may make it impossible to pass a comprehensive immigration bill in this Congress, a top priority of Obama. For months, leading Senate backers of the bill said they aimed ...
NC Senate fails to take up puppy mill bill that passed the House
The state Senate refused to take up a bill, the House passed this year, that would have required large ... who feared the bill would violate breeders’ property rights. “We do have responsible breeders out there … they do it the right way,” said ...
Unfinished business: NSA, immigration and wildfires top Congress's to-do list
Obama vowed to veto the bills and the Democrat-controlled Senate is unlikely to pass the bills. Even consideration is impossible before September. The House legislation would end a 2008 human trafficking law that requires hearings for migrant children ...
Senate Passes Long-Stalled Farm Bill, With Clear Winners and Losers
WASHINGTON — No one was happier than Danny Murphy, a Mississippi soybean farmer with 1,500 acres, when the Senate on Tuesday passed a farm ... you are going to do, buy food or pay rent,” Ms. Wright said. The long-stalled farm bill, which represents ...
The Senate has passed a VA reform bill
The Senate on Wednesday approved a bipartisan Department of Veterans Affairs reform bill, setting up the ... The Senate did just that by voting to waive his complaint. Immediately afterward, the Senate passed the bill, sending it back to the House.