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Senators search for path forward on FAA reauthorization

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Senators continue to look for a way forward on amendments to FAA reauthorization legislation ahead of a Friday deadline.

Majority Leader Chuck Schumer cited “good progress” on the floor Tuesday but also noted it will take “a lot of cooperation to get this complicated bill done” quickly.

Both parties will break for their weekly lunches around midday, and the aviation legislation is sure to be a key topic of conversation.

Across the Capitol, Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has seemingly relented — for now — from her threat to force an ouster vote on Speaker Mike Johnson. The speaker, for his part, has said he’s not negotiating with the conservative firebrand.

The chamber is expected to vote around 4:30 p.m. Among the measures slated for consideration is a bill requiring non-citizens be excluded from the Census — a policy the Trump administration tried to implement but abandoned after the Supreme Court struck the effort down.

At 1 p.m., the House Oversight Committee will hold a hearing on Washington’s response to antisemitism. Mayor Muriel Bowser is expected to testify.