Congress returns after the 2022 midterm election with a hectic year-end agenda
With the 2022 election over, Congress will return to work Monday with a packed to-do list for the final weeks of the year.
The list includes reaching a government funding agreement, reauthorizing the Defense Department, passing a major election overhaul measure, codifying federal recognition of same-sex marriage and voting on nominations. And the House Jan. 6 committee is poised to wrap up its work before it dissolves.
Republicans underperformed expectations in the midterm elections and failed to deliver a red wave. NBC News has projected that Democrats will keep control...