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At Prayer Breakfast, Obama Urges ‘Humility’

At Prayer Breakfast, Obama Urges ‘Humility’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

Report predicts windfall for Alaska if federal lands, water opened to drilling

Report predicts windfall for Alaska if federal lands, water opened to drillingA new report from an oil and gas trade association is predicting a windfall for Alaska if the government opened federally owned lands and water to drilling.

In Florida, An Email Trail On Redistricting Raises Questions

A lawsuit over congressional district lines in Florida produces emails showing coordination between lawmakers and Republican Party officials, which is prohibited by the state Constitution.» E-Mail This » Add to Del.icio.us

Senate panel to hear resolution on gun control

A resolution opposing the Obama administration's executive actions on gun control has been officially introduced to an Alaska Senate panel.

State of the Union Address to Congress

State of the Union Address to Congress-  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 faces confirmation hearing

Senator Chuck Hagel faces confirmation hearingSenator Chuck Hagel, R-Neb., is President Obama’s nominee to be the next defense secretary.

Murkowski meets with Hagel ahead of hearing

Sen. Lisa Murkowski says she had a productive meeting with President Obama's nominee for Defense Secretary.

Democrats reintroduce assault weapons ban

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.

Kerry faces confirmation hearing for Secretary of State

Kerry faces confirmation hearing for Secretary of StateToday, the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations will hold a confirmation hearing for Sen. John Kerry for Secretary of State.

Congress returns to debt limit battle

Just one day after President Obama’s inauguration, Congress returned to the fight over whether to raise the nation’s borrowing limit.