As Congress Returns, Senate Faces Overdue Bills

Congress returns Tuesday and the Senate is still grappling with a leftover $820 billion spending bill for the 2004 budget year. Democrats threaten a filibuster. The president is expected to add to the agenda with an immigration bill and his plans for revamping NASA to send manned missions to the moon. Hear NPR's Steve Inskeep and NPR News Analyst Cokie Roberts.



Please keep your community civil. All comments must follow the Community rules and terms of use, and will be moderated prior to posting. NPR reserves the right to use the comments we receive, in whole or in part, and to use the commenter's name and location, in any medium. See also the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy and Community FAQ.