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.
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.