Democratic Sens. Charles Schumer (left) and Dick Durbin were the only attendees at a subcommittee hearing on Arizonas immigration law Tuesday, one day before the Supreme Court was set to hear oral arguments on the far-reaching measure.
Senate Judiciary ranking member Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison (R-Texas) want to offer a substitute amendment to address the issues, including extending protections to same-sex couples, that Republicans have with the bill.
Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., right, hugs Harold Schaitberger, General President of the International Association of Fire Fighters, after the Congressman spoke at the IAFF's Legislative Conference General Session at the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill, March 9, 2015. The day featured addresses by members of Congress and Vice President Joe Biden.