The Vice President as well as former House Speaker John Boehner are receiving the Laetare Medal from the university during its upcoming commencement.
The fifth-ranking member of the House Republicans' leadership team is warning against the idea of a temporary House Speaker
Messer, who currently ranks fifth in House leadership, says House Republicans need to find common ground.
The GOP proposes changes to the 30 hour work week provision of the Affordable Care Act
Legislators say the are ready to get to work with just two months before another showdown, over raising the debt limit and avoiding automatic spending cuts.