WASHINGTON -- The
Senators are set to vote Monday to advance a bipartisan package of sanctions and loans that has run into resistance with some
The measure is expected to clear the
As an alternative to the Senate's approach, the House, which has already approved the loan package, may consider separate legislation to give President
Despite divisions within the GOP, Congress is likely to find enough common ground to clear legislation by the end of the week as the U.S. government tries to maintain a unified response to Russian President
Congress would also like to address domestic issues that are at the forefront of the midterm election.
The Senate is expected to give its attention to a bipartisan agreement to extend unemployment insurance for more than 2 million jobless Americans whose aid was cut off on Dec. 28.
The House will be focused in the weeks ahead on the Republican budget being crafted by Rep.
Absent from the House agenda is any mention of