The House is set to pass an increase of $9.7 billion in borrowing authority for the National Flood Insurance Program. An aide to Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., said the Senate would most likely clear the measure Friday by unanimous consent after House passage.
At 1 p.m., both chambers will convene a Joint Session of Congress to count Electoral Ballots.
On January 3, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., raises her right hand as her son Henry messes up her hair while Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr., delivers the ceremonial swearing-in in the Old Senate Chamber. Gillibrand's other son Theodore, lower right, looks on.
Each year since 1990, CQ Roll Call has reviewed the financial disclosures of all 541 senators, representatives and delegates to determine the 50 richest members of Congress. This year's report, derived from forms covering the calendar year 2012, shows it took a net worth of $6.67 million to crack the exclusive club.