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"President Obama plans to give up 5 percent of his salary this year to draw attention to the financial sacrifice of more than 1 million federal employees who will be furloughed." -- The Washington Post, April 4 "Here's the plan. We get the warhead and...
Tags: Bill Clinton, Barack Obama, John Boehner, Easter, U.S. Senate
President Barack 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."...
Four months after a lone gunman shattered the normal morning activities of a Connecticut elementary school in a fearsome shooting spree of 154 bullets in less than five minutes, that state’s governor on Thursday signed a tough gun-control law, the...
The Hartford CourantSaying that Connecticut can help the national effort on gun control, U.S. Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy came to the state Capitol in Hartford to congratulate Democratic senators for passing one of the strongest gun control bills in the...
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...
Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell will not be facing a challenge from actress Ashley Judd when he runs for re-election next year. Though he may be happy to have avoided the physical comparison -- she, after all, played Marilyn Monroe in a movie,...
WASHINGTON -- "Don't get squishy because time has passed," President Obama told members of Congress. But they already have. "Now is the time," the president said. But the time was actually three months ago. Obama made an impassioned bid last...
email@example.comOne hundred days after the second-deadliest school shooting in United States history, community members gathered at the Boonsboro Free Library on Thursday to sign a petition advocating universal background checks for firearm sales. Hosted by public...
Given the lack of interest in Congress in protecting children from guns, it was nice to hear a grown-up in Washington speak on behalf of kids, any kids — in this case, the nearly 40,000 kids who live with same-sex parents in California. "They want...
SACRAMENTO — As the national firearms debate reaches a crescendo, a Northern California congressman is proving that you can be both a gun lover and a gun controller. Rep. Mike Thompson of St. Helena, a moderate "blue dog" Democrat who represents...
Tags: Laws, Rentals, Weaponry, Dianne Feinstein, Firearms
WASHINGTON – President Obama plans to convene a meeting with the top leaders in Congress on Friday at the White House, congressional aides confirmed. The president’s confab with House Speaker John A. Boehner (R-Ohio), Senate Majority...
NEW YORK (AP) — Dr. C. Everett Koop has long been regarded as the nation's doctor— even though it has been nearly a quarter-century since he was surgeon general. Koop, who died Monday at his home in Hanover, N.H., at age 96, was by far the...
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