Alaska Gets Zero Obamacare Enrollees

Though Alaska’s Sen. Mark Begich (D) promised an “aggressive strategy” to assure the success of ObamaCare in his state, not one Alaskan has been able to sign up for his state’s exchange. In June, Senate Democrats who voted to approve

Alaska Gets Zero Obamacare Enrollees

Kelly and Giffords lobby in Alaska for gun control

(AP) Kelly and Giffords lobby in Alaska for gun controlBy DAN JOLINGAssociated PressANCHORAGE, AlaskaAlaska might seem a hard place to sell a gun control message in a state where subsistence hunting is for many a way of life, and where

Kelly and Giffords lobby in Alaska for gun control

Sen. Cornyn Blasts 'Alaska Seafood Special' In Immigration Bill

Sen. John Cornyn (R-TX) said on Wednesday that the immigration bill is “chockfull of de facto earmarks, pork-barrel spending and special interest sweetners” designed to buy support.One such provision involves language slipped into the bill by Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Mark

Sen. Cornyn Blasts 'Alaska Seafood Special' In Immigration Bill

Giffords, Kelly Ramp Up Pressure on Pro-Gun Democrats

On June 25, Gabrielle Giffords and her husband Mark Kelly announced they will be undertaking a week-long tour for gun control.  According to The Hill, the tour will begin July 1 in Nevada and “will include stops in Alaska, Maine,

Giffords, Kelly Ramp Up Pressure on Pro-Gun Democrats

Trillion Dollar Tax Hike: Senate Approves Dem Budget

(AP) Senate gives pre-dawn OK to Democratic budgetBy ALAN FRAMAssociated PressWASHINGTONAn exhausted Senate gave pre-dawn approval Saturday to a Democratic $3.7 trillion budget for next year that embraces nearly $1 trillion in tax increases over the coming decade but shelters

Trillion Dollar Tax Hike: Senate Approves Dem Budget

Senate Bill Would Take Guns from Mentally Ill

U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), Mark Begich (D-Alaska), Jeff Flake (R-Arizona) and Mark Pryor (D-Arkansas), attempting to address the central issue of gun violence, introduced legislation Wednesday titled The NICS Reporting Improvement Act of 2013, which would clarify circumstances

Senate Bill Would Take Guns from Mentally Ill

US Senate Gun Bill Addresses Mental Health

Republicans teamed up with Democrats Wednesday to introduce gun control legislation in the US Senate that aims to keep firearms out of the hands of the mentally ill. It is one of a handful of new bills, including a beefed-up

US Senate Gun Bill Addresses Mental Health

Obama on Gas Prices: Don't Blame Me, Blame Big Oil

Yesterday, President Obama’s plan to raise taxes on oil companies went down in flames in the Senate, 51-47. And while the vote was largely along party lines, four Democrats–Sens. Mark Begich (Alaska), Mary Landrieu (La.), Ben Nelson (Neb.) and Jim Webb (Va.)–wisely

Obama on Gas Prices: Don't Blame Me, Blame Big Oil

Dem Revolt on Jobs Plan?

From The Hill: Senior administration officials met with Senate Democrats for an hour and a half on Thursday to answer their complaints about President Obama’s jobs bill. Democratic lawmakers voiced objections to several of the president’s proposals to pay for