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Usually when a senator suffers a big public defeat, he slinks off to lick his wounds. He rarely retwists the arms that didn't bend his way. Colleagues don't like to be seen switching. Were they horribly mistaken the first time? Don't know what they...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate rejected an effort Wednesday to expand the use of firearms on some of the nation's most frequently visited federal lands, handing gun control advocates a modest success. The measure, backed by the National Rifle...
The Michael Bloomberg-backed group Mayors Against Illegal Guns is following up on its promise to hound Senate Democrats who voted against gun control legislation in April. In an ad that launched Friday, Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) is implored by a...
Although polls nationwide and in Indiana show overwhelming support for tightening background checks for gun purchases,Sen. Dan Coats, Indiana's Republican senior senator, voted "no." He says most constituents who contacted him wanted him to do just that....
The Hartford CourantThe leader of gun-violence prevention efforts in the U.S. House of Representatives was in Connecticut on Friday to help Democrats execute their new strategy: Demonstrate enough support in the lower chamber to compel the U.S. Senate to revisit the bill...
Staff writerCharlize Theron puts in an appearance this weekend on "Fox News Sunday." The Oscar-winner is a messenger of peace for the United Nations. She and Michel Sidibé, executive director of UNAIDS, are in the power play segment of the program at 10 a.m. Sunday...
WASHINGTON -- The Senate formally shelved further consideration of gun legislation Thursday even as supporters of a plan to expand background-check requirements vowed to keep pushing the issue. The decision to set the bill aside came after a showdown...
The Bill of Rights is full of mischief. Bad guys often beat the rap, religious zealots can run amok, and citizens can deny entry to authorities who are only trying to find out what's being hidden. Worst of all, people are allowed to be self-reliant...
WASHINGTON -- The gun bill was going down, but Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who reached a compromise to try to save it, went to the Senate floor Wednesday morning to give it one more try. In an unorthodox tactic, he appealed directly...
Amid continuing evidence of the Republican Party's internal tensions, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida has taken the year's most significant step in reorienting the GOP toward a more open and inclusive stance on the crucial issue of immigration. Rubio's...
Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) wants his colleagues in Congress to know that he is appalled by the failure of the Senate to pass a bipartisan bill Wednesday that would have mandated background checks for firearms buyers. “What happened this...
May 10, 2013 |Column| Allentown Morning Call
May 9, 2013 |Story| Petoskey News
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May 20, 2013 |Column| South Bend Tribune
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Apr 19, 2013 |Column| Orlando Sentinel
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Apr 17, 2013 |Story| Glendale News Press
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