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WASHINGTON -- The lead author of a compromise plan to expand background checks, seen as the centerpiece of larger gun legislation before the Senate, all but conceded Wednesday that there won't be the votes needed to adopt it. During an appearance on...
Call Washington BureauA scrum of reporters gathered outside Sen. Joe Manchin's office Tuesday afternoon waiting for any sign of movement on his embattled background checks amendment while inside he met privately with negotiating partner Sen. Pat Toomey and former Rep. Gabby...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate gun control supporters struggled Tuesday to salvage their drive to expand background checks to more buyers, buoyed by a visit from wounded former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords but facing enough potential opponents to derail...
This post has been corrected and updated as indicated below.WASHINGTON -- A Senate plan to expand the background-check requirement for gun purchases faced a narrowing path to success Tuesday, as advocates for stricter laws sought to scrape together the last few votes they need from among a dwindling number of...
Tags: Harry Reid, Mark Kirk, Gun Control, Bill Nelson, Joe Biden
U.S. House Rep. Brad Schneider (D-10th) opened his district office in Lincolnshire earlier this month, fewer than 10 miles from his home in the village of Deerfield. Schneider, a freshman representative, said he chose Lincolnshire because of its central...
WASHINGTON – One of the senators behind the compromise proposal to expand background checks on gun purchases will mount a Senate floor sales pitch Monday, part of a lobbying effort to ensure passage for the key piece of a larger guns bill when it...
WASHINGTON -- In a city where David's righteousness almost never beats Goliath's might, what Nicole Hockley and the other Sandy Hook families did to the gun lobby last week was nigh unto miraculous. Gun-control legislation had appeared to be a lost...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The fate of a bipartisan Senate effort to subject more firearms buyers to background checks remains uncertain as seven Republicans amenable to a gun control debate are still likely to resist such an expansion. On an initial...
Even as Congress prepares to debate new gun legislation, New York’s tougher gun control provisions became effective on Monday, the latest example of how the issue has broadened into a battle on the state as well as federal level. In the wake of...
Tags: Periodicals, Politics, Weaponry, Andrew Cuomo, Gun Control
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places like Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
The massive federal budget cuts commonly referred to as the sequester will be felt nationwide and will lead to furloughs at places such as Letterkenny Army Depot in Chambersburg, Pa., while the 167th Airlift Wing in Martinsburg, W.Va., is facing layoffs,...
They started out with a lot in common -- Joe Manchin and Patrick Toomey. Sure, one's a Democrat and one's a Republican, but they're both conservatives, both longtime gun owners and both sport an "A" rating from the National Rifle Association. But now...
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