Bipartisan jobs bill passes House
House OK jobs bill in 'rare agreement' with Pres. Obama - passes the Jumpstart our Business Startups Act (or JOBS Act bill) by 390-23 margin. The Senate is working on its own version
Senators are set to take up the $109 billion transportation bill Thursday, but debate on some 30 amendments could delay a final vote until next week. Among those are competing amendments on the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline rejected by the White House.
Congress faces an end-of-March deadline for a new transportation bill. Senate Democrats say that nearly 2 million construction workers would be laid off without new funding.