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A federal appeals court on Friday refused to drop corruption charges against Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ), according to the Associated Press.

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Senate Democrats blocked a deal providing funding for the fight against the Zika virus. In a 52-48 vote, the Senate fell eight votes short of moving past a procedural hurdle against the House-Senate conference report on a military and veterans spending bill, which includes $1.1 billion to fund Zika virus research.

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The House Select Committee on Benghazi released an 800-page report on Tuesday, filled with new criticism of the presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton.