Majority Leader Harry Reid said he wants the Senate to pass its bill by the Fourth of July recess. He promised an open amendment process, complete with votes on all sorts of tweaks to the bill.
Politicians have been sounding alarms that student loan rates will soon double. And you could be forgiven if you’re worried your rates will jump.
The next U.S. Senate race in Alaska is still 18 months away. A number of Republicans have jumped in the race, or are publicly mulling taking on Senator Mark Begich in November 2014.
The U.S. Senate is expected to a pass a sweeping bill authorizing dozens of water projects today.
The state of Alaska officially calls the continent’s highest peak by the native name Denali. Mount McKinley – which is what the federal government calls the mountain – sits inside Denali National Park.
The U.S. Senate will vote today whether to begin debate on a package of new gun regulations.
The Air Force has grounded the 18th Aggressor Squadron at Eielson Air Force Base due to federal budget restrictions.
Fifty countries will need to ratify the treaty. In the United States, only the Senate does so, and because of the magnitude of these treaties, they require 67 votes.
The group Numbers USA aims to “educate voters” in states with senators who could play a pivotal role in the coming immigration debate.
His spokesperson says the amount Senator Begich returns will be calculated from the money saved from those furloughs.