The Senate resumes consideration of the continuing resolution to fund the government through the rest of fiscal 2013. At 5:30 p.m., the Senate will vote either on cloture of the substitute amendment to the CR or on an amendment, if senators are able to work out a list of amendments by then.
The House considers two resolutions that would authorize the use of the Capitol Grounds for events.
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.