The Senate is expected to proceed to consideration of the nomination of John O. Brennan to be the next CIA director.
The House is not in session.
Convenes 10 a.m.
Roll call votes possible.
Nomination — John O. Brennan to be CIA director
Judiciary marks up gun legislation on assault weapons regulation (S 150), illegal firearms trafficking (S 54), school safety (S 146) and background checks of gun buyers (S 374). The committee also votes on judicial nominations. 10 a.m., 216 Hart
Indian Affairs holds a listening session on tribal priorities for the 113th Congress. 9 a.m., 628 Dirksen
Armed Services holds a hearing on U.S. Africa Command and U.S. Transportation Command in review of the fiscal 2014 defense authorization request. 9:30 a.m., 106 Dirksen
Energy and Natural Resources holds a confirmation hearing on the nomination of Sally Jewell to be secretary of the Interior. 10 a.m., 366 Dirksen
Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs holds an oversight hearing on the administration of the Bank Secrecy Act and its anti-money-laundering rules. 10 a.m., 538 Dirksen
Foreign Relations holds a hearing U.S. policy on North Korea. 10 a.m., 419 Dirksen
Commerce, Science and Transportation holds a joint hearing with Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs on cybersecurity issues. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano testfies. 2:30 p.m., G-50 Dirksen
Intelligence holds a closed hearing on pending intelligence matters. 2:30 p.m., 219 Hart
Vice President Joe Biden waits to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Sen. Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Schatz was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, passed away.