The House will consider several measures under suspension of the rules, including bills on public health security and preparedness programs, infant mortality, child abuse and administrative leave for government employees.
The Senate will resume consideration of the emergency supplemental appropriations bill that would help communities hit by Superstorm Sandy. Republican Sens. Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas and Jon Kyl of Arizona will deliver retirement speeches.
Lois Lerner, director of exempt organizations for the IRS, arrives for a House Oversight and Government Reform Committee hearing on the investigation of the IRS' targeting of political groups. Lerner invoked her Fifth Amendment right to not testify and caused a protest from some committee members when she offered an opening statement and engaged in dialogue with members before invoking the right.
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