Officials say that a glitch that delayed Nevada unemployment insurance benefit payments for 100,000 has now been fixed.
Three Republican senators from the Northeast join majority Democrats to advance a financial reform bill to tighten regulation of Wall Street.
With housing starts rising in April, HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan says his department will reallocate up to $1 billion to help areas where the housing industry has not recovered.
Anti-incumbent sentiment could be pivotal in Tuesday’s votes. Blanche Lincoln and Arlen Specter, both Democratic senators, are facing tough challenges from the left.
One hurdle for a Supreme Court nominee is to get through the first week without creating a controversy. So far, Elena Kagan has negotiated the halls of Congress deftly – and quietly.