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As the shock of Sandy Hook fades with time, partisan fear-mongering has left new gun legislation seeming impractical and implausible.
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Out of the blood-soaked corridors and classrooms of Sandy Hook Elementary School grew a conviction within the White House that the administration must do everything it can to halt mass shootings.
Gabrielle Giffords is using the last of the money from her congressional campaign account to launch a new gun control PAC that will make its first contributions to Senators Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey .
US senators Kirsten Gillibrand , Dianne Feinstein , Joe Manchin and Amy Klobuchar have banded together to find out why the FDA approved the powerful painkiller Zohydro without mandating the same safeguards used for Oxycontin and other opoid drugs, calling the move "irresponsible" in a joint letter to FDA Commissioner Margaret Hamburg.
"Comprehensive immigration reform" appears to be dead for this year, and it probably will remain dead until after the mid-term elections next fall.
This year has seen the emergence of a new national group, Conservatives Concerned About the Death Penalty, which has been assembling a network of like-minded activists since its debut at the Conservative Political Action Conference in March in National Harbor, Md.
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords has taken another step forward on her new political action committee dedicated to gun control.
United Technologies/National Journal Congressional Connection Poll finds a quarter would be "very pleased" to extend checks to gun shows and Internet sales.
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords of Arizona has created a political action committee to back candidates no matter what their party affiliation as long as they support tougher gun control measures.
"Enough is enough," said President Obama at a press conference on Nov. 21, the day Senate Democrats weakened the filibuster to make it harder for Republicans to block judicial nominees.
FOLLOWING mass cancellations of existing health policies by insurers, President Obama has apologized for promising, "If you like your insurance plan, you will keep it.
The U.S. Senate will vote as soon as next week and no later than this month to confirm Janet Yellen as chairman of the Federal Reserve, a Senate Democratic aide said today.
Governor Earl Ray Tomblin joined with Democratic leaders from throughout West Virginia in honoring Sheila Frazier as one of West Virginia's Outstanding Democrats of the Year.
When President Obama made his second State of the Union address, he talked extensively about the importance of addressing global climate change.
Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America , Mayors Against Illegal Guns , and Organizing for Action have all made clear they intend to use the first anniversary of the heinous crime at Sandy Hook Elementary to push for stricter gun control laws.
Here's a nightmare for John Boehner: Eight or 10 months from now, Republicans' obsession with getting rid of the health-care law is going to look awfully stupid to a majority of voters.