Republicans said this week they were working on an alternative measure that could bring more Republicans on board without losing support from Democrats. Several bill sponsors hope to win 70 or more votes in the Senate to give the bill momentum as it moves to the House.
Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., takes a selfie with his cut-out head during the Hoops for Youth 16th annual charity basketball game held at George Washington University's Smith Center, September 8, 2014. The members of Congress team beat the lobbyist team 46-40. Buy photo here.