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Rep. Howard P. "Buck" McKeon, California Republican and chairman of the House Armed Services Committee, has included in the defense budget an order for the Army to consider ready-made systems for processing battlefield data. (Associated Press)

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Crew chief Jack Edward Esparza, right, helps prepare an unmanned aircraft system for testing at a ranch near Sarita, Texas, Wednesday, Jan. 15, 2014. A Texas A&M Corpus Christi research team is conducting tests to help determine how drones can be integrated into existing airspace. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

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FILE - In this May 21, 2013 file photo, Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga. speaks on Capitol Hill, in Washington. With a majority of Medicare beneficiaries dealing with two or more chronic conditions, a group of lawmakers from both political parties Wednesday proposed a new approach. Isakson is the co-sponsor of the Better Care Program where teams of doctors, nurses and social workers would get a flat fee per Medicare patient, with few strings attached. The goal is to keep seniors as healthy as possible, avoiding hospitalizations. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

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In this Dec. 7, 2013 photo, Amanda Perdew and Bradley Doubet of Pekin, Ill., hold their son, Tucker Alan Doubet, during an interview. Tucker was born Dec. 13 by cesarean section at Pekin Hospital with no arms or legs. Other than that, he appears to be healthy, though doctors are performing tests to see what caused Tucker's arms and legs not to grow during gestation and to see if there are any other problems associated with his condition of tetraphocomelia. (AP Photo/The Pekin Times, Josh Bradshaw)

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President Obama last year issued at least 18 proclamations praising the Affordable Care Act, following a recent trend in which the commander in chief uses orders to highlight his own accomplishments. (Associated Press)

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Congress’ spending bill bans taxpayer money from financing official portrait paintings of presidents, Cabinet secretaries and high-ranking members of Congress. (Associated Press)

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Congress’ spending bill bans taxpayer money from financing official portrait paintings of presidents, Cabinet secretaries and high-ranking members of Congress. (Associated Press)

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Congress’ spending bill bans taxpayer money from financing official portrait paintings of presidents, Cabinet secretaries and high-ranking members of Congress. (AP Photo/Lawrence Jackson)

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Congress' spending bill bans taxpayer money from financing official portrait paintings of presidents, Cabinet secretaries and high-ranking members of Congress.

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Riders attached to the spending bill include language preventing the Postal Service from ending Saturday delivery or closing many rural post offices.

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Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez is facing questions from Republicans over what he knows about the woman heading an investigation into the IRS' targeting of tea party groups. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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Labor Secretary Thomas E. Perez is facing questions from Republicans over what he knows about the woman heading an investigation into the IRS' targeting of tea party groups. (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

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President Obama last year issued at least 18 proclamations praising the Affordable Care Act, following a recent trend in which the commander in chief uses orders to highlight his own accomplishments. (Associated Press)