Still, the delay throws into doubt whether Senate Democrats will join their House counterparts in forcing a vote on extending only those tax cuts that apply to the middle class. With Republicans unified in opposing that option, the vote in that chamber would also be a largely symbolic one aimed at creating a contrast between Democrats and Republicans on the issue.
Visitors get their first look at the American Veterans Disabled for Life Memorial, which opened to the public on Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. The new memorial is located off Independence Ave. SW between the Rayburn House Office Building and HHS. Buy photo here.