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WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republicans, backed by a small band of rural-state Democrats, turned away legislation Wednesday to tighten restrictions on the sale of firearms, rejecting repeated appeals from President Barack Obama and personal pleas by...
Central Florida Political Pulse - Orlando SentinelWASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio — and his presidential ambitions — are the targets of a new attack ad running in Florida this week that looks to pressure the Florida Republican on his gun stance. The ad, seen here, accuses the...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND — About 60 people gathered in the cold, damp air Saturday in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center, urging U.S. senators to move ahead with a bill that would expand background checks for gun sales. Dale Gibson of South Bend held a...
Tags: Laws, Dan Coats, Politics, Civil Rights, Barack Obama
South Bend Tribune CorrespondentSOUTH BEND — For more than 40 years, Stephen Miller has known the devastation wrought by gun violence — his brother Thomas was murdered in 1972, his nephew Christopher died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound in 1994. He’s doing something...
Tags: Laws, Lobbying, Politics, State of the Union Address, Suicide
WASHINGTON (AP) — Conservative senators from both parties announced their support for expanding background checks for gun buyers Wednesday, giving a burst of momentum to advocates of stronger restrictions. But big questions remain about whether...
Tags: Laws, Politics, Firearms, Barack Obama, Republican Party
WASHINGTON — Gun control efforts in Congress cleared a significant hurdle Wednesday as the Senate prepared to open what could be a weeks-long debate, even as opponents plotted a shift in strategy aimed at undermining a comprehensive package of...
WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan deal seems imminent on expanding background checks to more gun buyers, an agreement that could build support for President Barack Obama's drive to curb firearms violence. Meanwhile, the Senate is ready for an opening...
The Baltimore SunNational Rifle Association President David Keene said Tuesday that the organization intends to challenge the constitutionality of Maryland's newly passed gun law, as a conservative group readied plans to try to overturn the law through voter referendum....
Call Washington BureauUPDATED: Sen. Pat Toomey kept his head down as he quickly walked past a gaggle of reporters. Sen. Joe Manchin, the West Virginia Democrat who Toomey is working with on a background check compromise, sprinted past several huddled reporters, arms pumping,...
Valley 610Check out Allentown's own Mayor Ed Pawlowski's in this video campaign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns. The campaign, which includes more than 900 U.S. mayors, has called for required criminal background checks for every gun sold, a ban on assault weapons...
South Bend TribuneSOUTH BEND – A progressive public policy and research organization on Wednesday called on the state's two U.S. senators, Democrat Joe Donnelly and Republican Dan Coats, to support "common sense" reforms aimed at curbing gun violence in America,...
WASHINGTON — The fate of gun control proposals in Congress this year may depend on who is more potent: Michael R. Bloomberg the billionaire or Michael R. Bloomberg the boogeyman. With signs that momentum for stiffer gun laws has begun to flag on...
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