Lawmakers say the group is bloated, and have been working to shrink it since last year.
It had bipartisan support, but some Republicans just didn't like the idea of sending daughters into war.
It would have let government contractors fire LGBTQ employees in the name of religious liberty.
Coming on the heels of a still-bitterly divisive election, Veterans Day this year runs the risk of being overshadowed.
The amendment was slipped into a defense bill.
You only “throw away” your vote if you don’t vote at all.