President Barack Obama (D) affirmed his commitment to immigration reform, promising to pressure Congress to bring up the issue the morning after a deal is reached to reopen the government and raise the debt ceiling.
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Today those impacted by climate change had a chance to speak on Capital Hill while the Heartland Institute ramped up its climate denial ahead of the IPCC's fifth assessment report, which will be released this month.
Congress comes back into session on Monday after a five-week August recess and is expected to consider a wide array of pressing legislative priorities from a resolution authorizing the use of military force in Syria to a new farm bill.