- Tuesday at 5:00 pm - President Obama will deliver his State of the Union Address to Congress LIVE on 360 North in this PBS Newshour Special Report.
Senator Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., is President Obama’s nominee to be the next defense secretary.
Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she had a productive meeting with President Obama’s nominee for Defense Secretary.
Congressional Democrats are reintroducing legislation to ban assault weapons but the measure faces long odds even after last month’s mass school shooting in Newtown, Conn.
Today, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will hold a confirmation hearing for Sen. John Kerry for Secretary of State.
Just one day after President Obama’s inauguration, Congress returned to the fight over whether to raise the nation’s borrowing limit.
The Alaska Firearms Freedom Act would make it a crime to enforce any federal prohibitions on things like assault rifles and high-capacity gun magazines.
When the president unveils his administration’s plan this week, it will include a call for legislation to expand background checks of gun buyers. But it will also include a series of steps, such as increased sharing of mental health records, that the president may take on his own.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
The White House and Pentagon are weighing how many troops will need to stay after the combat mission ends in 2014. Today, the two leaders are meeting at the White House and taking questions at a joint news conference.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us
Chief Justice John Roberts will swear in President Barack Obama for a second term later this month.