Late today, House members brought up the issue on the floor.
What if 300 House members had been killed on 9/11?
There are now 17 states with an even number of House members.
House members are not required to live in their district.
"There has never been as much pressure on House members to stay put."
The House members said they felt an agreement was close at hand.
They are elected by their house members at the start of each year.
House members were to vote today on Federal aid to education.
House members had little opportunity to hear from state officials or other experts on the bill.
Eventually the other house members took matters into their own hands.