U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she had a good meeting with President Barack Obama’s nominee for Interior secretary a week after she threatened to slow the nomination process.
The Alaska House of Representatives passed a bill yesterday that would make it a felony for federal agents to enforce new gun control measures within the state.
Defense Secretary Leon Panetta has warned that the automatic spending cuts due to hit the Pentagon and other branches of government next week will damage U.S. national security.
A group of senators from New England, New York, Mississippi and Alaska is asking President Obama to request disaster aid for fisheries in their states.
After more than five years of recession and painfully slow recovery, President Obama has sent a powerful signal that he thinks the U.S. economy is now in much better shape — good enough, at least, to provide workers with raises.
Dozens of environmentalists were arrested, today, after they strapped themselves to the gate surrounding the White House.
President Barack Obama laid out his vision for the country last night that include new gun regulations … climate change legislation … and a new immigration policy.
U.S. intelligence officials say North Korea’s nuclear test yielded an explosion of “approximately several kilotons.”
The across the board government spending cuts go into effect two weeks from Friday. This week President Barack Obama proposed a short term mix of spending cuts and tax increases to delay the sequester, but Republicans on Capitol Hill called it dead on arrival.
The president said he worries that “as soon as we leave the prayer breakfast, everything we’ve been talking about the whole time at the prayer breakfast is forgotten.” He and other leaders, Obama said, need to retain the “humility” they express when praying.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us