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Senate begins immigration debate, Alaska’s senators in the middle

Senate begins immigration debate, Alaska’s senators in the middleMajority 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.

Student Loan Rate Hike Pending, Congress Bickers Over Politics

Student Loan Rate Hike Pending, Congress Bickers Over PoliticsPoliticians have been sounding alarms that student loan rates will soon double. And you could be forgiven if you’re worried your rates will jump.

2 Years Added To Expected Life Of Medicare Trust Fund

"The trust fund that finances Medicare's hospital insurance coverage will remain solvent until 2026, two years beyond what was projected in last year's report," the program's trustees reported Friday.

Obama In Oklahoma: ‘You Are Not Alone’

Obama In Oklahoma: ‘You Are Not Alone’President Obama toured the devastation in Moore, Okla. Sunday afternoon, comforting some victims and pledging federal support.

Obama Administration Appeals Judge’s Order On Plan B

Obama Administration Appeals Judge’s Order On Plan BThe Obama administration filed an appeal Wednesday of a U.S. district court ruling that ordered it to end all age restrictions on the Plan B emergency contraceptive pill.

Obama And O’Brien Take Jabs At Politics And Media

Obama And O’Brien Take Jabs At Politics And MediaPresident Obama joined members of the media in making fun of themselves and each other, as Washington's players in politics and journalism gathered for the 2013 White House Correspondents' Dinner Saturday.

Senators dine with President, enjoy Alaska’s finest

Senators dine with President, enjoy Alaska’s finestWomen make up half the U.S. population but just 20% of the Senate. So the relationships among female senators tend to be close, regardless of party.

U.N. passes global arms treaty that faces opposition in Senate

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.

Reports: Obama To Propose Cuts In Social Programs

Reports: Obama To Propose Cuts In Social ProgramsThere's breaking budget news from several places this morning.

Begich Furloughs Staff, Will Return Fraction of Pay

Begich Furloughs Staff, Will Return Fraction of PayHis spokesperson says the amount Senator Begich returns will be calculated from the money saved from those furloughs.