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President Obama pleaded with Congress last week to remember the victims of December's schoolhouse shootings in Connecticut and tighten the nation's gun laws. "Shame on us if we've forgotten," he said. "Don't get squishy." But four months after the...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Elections, Politics, Kay Hagan, Gun Control
WASHINGTON— A National Rifle Assn.-backed task force unveiled a sweeping set of proposed school safety measures Tuesday, a counter to gun control bills introduced after the Connecticut mass shooting. The most attention-getting recommendation: to...
WASHINGTON — A National Rifle Assn.-backed task force unveiled a sweeping set of proposed school safety measures Tuesday, the gun rights group’s counterproposal to the spate of gun control bills introduced in the wake of the mass shooting in...
WASHINGTON — Labor and business leaders have agreed to a plan for setting wages for a new category of low-skilled immigrant workers, possibly ending a scuffle that delayed negotiations in the Senate over a sweeping plan to overhaul the country's...
Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of March 31 - April 5, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies -------------------- SERIES Doctor Who The Doctor (Matt...
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama pressed Congress on Thursday not to forget the heartbreak of the Newtown elementary school massacre and "get squishy" on tightened gun laws, though some lawmakers in his own Democratic Party remain a tough...
Tags: Jeff Flake, Peter Brown, U.S. Congress, Heidi Heitkamp, Politics
Staff writerThe Sunday morning chat shows will get religion for Easter. They also will focus on the gay marriage issues before the U.S. Supreme Court. Cardinal Timothy Egan, archbishop of New York, will be a guest on ABC's "This Week" and CBS' "Face the Nation."...
WASHINGTON -- Earlier this month, I wrote that the Senate was making quiet progress toward passing a gun control bill that would make background checks mandatory on buyers in almost all gun purchases, including most sales between individuals. And that,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are taking an aggressive stance in their drive to curb firearms, announcing that the gun control legislation the Senate debates next month will include expanded federal background checks for gun purchasers. Senate...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Elections, Politics, Firearms, Gun Control
WASHINGTON -- Organizing for Action, the nonprofit advocacy group pushing President Obama’s legislative agenda, plans to hold state conferences as part of an effort to roll out chapters across the country in May, trying to knit together the...
Tags: U.S. Congress, Elections, Interior Policy, Politics, Gun Control
Associated PressWASHINGTON (AP) - A divided Senate Judiciary Committee has approved a Democratic bill expanding required federal background checks for nearly all gun purchases. The panel approved the measure by 10-8, supported by all Democrats and opposed by every...
WASHINGTON — A bill to expand background check requirements for gun sales cleared its first Senate hurdle Tuesday, even though a compromise measure that would attract sufficient bipartisan support in the full chamber remains elusive. The Senate...
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