The House votes on five bills under suspension of the rules, including one to allow the construction of a natural gas pipeline in New York and New Jersey.
The House Democratic Caucus is holding a business meeting at 9 a.m. Afterward, at 10 a.m., Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., will hold a news conference where she is expected to answer questions about whether she would stay on as minority leader.
Meanwhile, the leadership election to become GOP Conference chairman takes place Wednesday. Conference Vice Chairwoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington is vying for the spot against Tom Price of Georgia, the Republican Policy Committee chairman.
The Senate resumes consideration of a bill that would expand access to federal lands and ease restrictions on hunters and fishermen.
The chamber also might vote on a motion to reconsider a failed cloture motion on a cybersecurity bill.
Senate Democrats will meet at 9:30 a.m. to elect caucus leadership for the 113th Congress.
A House Energy and Commerce subcommittee plans a hearing on the deadly fungal meningitis outbreak linked to a contaminated steroid.
Convenes at noon for legislative business.
Under suspension of the rules:
HR 2606 — New York City natural gas (concur in Senate amendment)
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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