The House will vote on a motion to go to conference on the fiscal 2013 defense authorization, as well as a Democratic motion to instruct conferees.
Meanwhile, the Senate continues work on a Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation program that provides unlimited deposit insurance coverageunlimited deposit insurance coverage for non-interest-bearing transaction accounts. The chamber is scheduled to vote on cloture on the bill at 2:15 p.m. The Senate will also consider two nominations.
Former Sen. Scott Brown, R-Mass., candidate for U.S. Senate in New Hampshire, holds his hand over his heart during the singing of the national anthem as he waits to take the stage for his town hall campaign rally with Sen. John McCain at the Pinkerton Academy in Derry, N.H., on Monday, Aug. 18, 2014.