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Tribune Washington BureauWASHINGTON -- Pledging to "put everything I’ve got into this," a somber President Barack Obama challenged Congress on Wednesday to approve an extensive package of gun control proposals that he said would help prevent mass shootings and reduce the...
Tags: Elections, Barack Obama, Republican Party, U.S. Congress, Laws
WASHINGTON--Seventy-eight days after Superstorm Sandy battered the Northeast, the House on Tuesday approved $50.5 billion in disaster relief in a vote that exposed divisions within Republican ranks and foreshadowed the spending fights that lie ahead. ...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants a five-year sequel to the state's popular film and television tax credit program. As part of a budget unveiled Tuesday, Cuomo proposed extending New York's $420-million annual tax credit program five more years. The...
Among the key disclosures during the on-going gun control debate is the amazing lack of historical knowledge of the Constitution ("Obama pledges fight for gun laws," Jan. 17). When apparently well-educated political leaders such as Gov. Andrew Cuomo of...
WASHINGTON - America has been here time and time again. After Columbine. After Virginia Tech. After Tucson. In the last three decades, the nation has grieved over more than 60 mass shootings. But something changed after the massacre last month at...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is coming on strong for gun control, giving a fiery speech that pushes the state to the front of the national debate. Cuomo called Wednesday in his State of the State address for tougher state bans on...
WASHINGTON — America has been here time and time again. After Columbine. After Virginia Tech. After Tucson. In the last three decades, the nation has grieved over more than 60 mass shootings. But something changed after the massacre last...
Apparently, it is possible to have too much of a good thing. In response to a wave of civic activism or, in some cases, cynicism, the White House announced this week that it’s upping the threshold required for petitioners to receive a response...
The Hartford CourantIn the aftermath of the Newtown shootings, the national conversation on gun control is supposedly getting serious. To me, it looks like both sides are sticking to their familiar entrenchments. Still, there are glimmers of hope that some common-sense gun...
Tags: Gun Control, Crime, Law and Justice, Murder, Eric Holder, FBI
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A month after the Newtown school tragedy, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is moving cautiously on gun control in Connecticut, a relatively liberal Northeastern state that nevertheless has a strong gun culture and is home to some of...
WEBSTER, N.Y. -- Two firefighters lay in the road, shot. Two others had also been hit. “We are being shot at, multiple firemen down, multiple firemen shot," one firefighter radioed in. "I am shot. I think it was an assault rifle. We have...
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A commission formed to examine ways to guard against storms like Sandy released a report Friday that calls for flood walls in subways, water pumps at airports and sea barriers along the coast. The final report was first...
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