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  1. Gun Rights groups across country heading off 'Federal Gun Control'Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    As the Founders envisioned: the States would be small experimental examples of government that would develop and express themselves with different types of laws to address state level issues. This is playing itself out even today many years after the Founders envisioned with many States passing laws to block, undermine and head-off federal gun control laws.

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  2. Portman campaign war chest swells to $8 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Hill

    Sen. Rob Portman banked nearly $3 million in the first quarter of the year, bringing his total cash on hand to a whopping $8 million ahead of his 2016 reelection efforts. "We've seen an incredible outpouring of support for Rob around Ohio and throughout the country," Portman's campaign manager, Corry Bliss, said in a statement.

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  3. Justice Dept.: No contempt charges for former IRS officialRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | WTOC-TV Savannah

    The Justice Department won't seek criminal contempt charges against Lois Lerner, the former IRS official at the center of a controversy over how the agency treated conservative political groups. Ronald Machen, the outgoing U.S. Attorney for the District of Columbia, announced the decision in a March 31 letter to House Speaker John Boehner that was made public on Wednesday.

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  4. DOJ: No contempt charges for former IRS official LernerRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Politico

    The Justice Department will not seek criminal contempt charges against former IRS official Lois Lerner, the central figure in a scandal that erupted over whether the tax agency improperly targeted conservative political groups. Ronald Machen, the former U.S. attorney for the District of Columbia, told House Speaker John Boehner in a seven-page letter this week that he would not bring a criminal case to a grand jury over Lerner's refusal to testify before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee in March 2014.

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  5. Civil Rights Update: Column: Rubio trying to restore 2nd Amendment...Read the original story

    17 hrs ago | Instapundit.com

    Washington D.C. residents have never had any real Second Amendment rights, in a city where the violent crime rate is more than three times the national average, according to FBI's Uniform Crime Report data. Unless a resident has money and/or political influence, the ability to legally carry a firearm for self-defense is something most will never attain.

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  6. D.C. Activists to Protest at Offices of Rubio, CruzRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CBS Local

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  7. Sherwood's Notebook: Guns? Let's Give'em GunsRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | NBC Washington

    Florida Republican Sen. Mark Rubio has discovered the nation's capital. He and Rep. Jim Jordan, an Ohio Republican, want Congress to obliterate D.C.'s still-strict gun laws.

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  8. Commentary: Rubio's gun plan adds more riskRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    If Sen. Marco Rubio has his way does it mean that the U.S. Capitol would no longer need those ubiquitous metal detectors and the other extensive security measures the nation has spent tens of millions of dollars to ensure his safety? Would all those government buildings where security is pervasive and cumbersome be open once again to free access because everyone would have the same opportunity to arm him or herself for protection eliminating the need for the government to do so? In fact, it might not be just their Second Amendment right but also their duty to do so. Think of all the money that could be saved.

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  9. Exit Interview: Shane Skelton Appreciates the Ebb and Flow of Hill LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Roll Call

    He may be done punching a clock under the Dome. But boomerang staffer Shane Skelton remains in awe of what he's seen and done while working in the legislative branch.

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  10. Legislator Jordan Can Take Care Of HerselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Spokesman-Review

    Rep. Paulette Jordan is shown in this SR file photo as the head female dancer at Julyamsh at the Greyhound Park. Jennifer Jean : Representative Jordan is a strong and confident woman.

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  11. Rep. Jim Jordan's gun legislation gets more attention with Sen. Marco Rubio on boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Cleveland.com

    Like clockwork over the past few years, Rep. Jim Jordan of Champaign County and his conservative colleagues in Congress have introduced legislation that would repeal gun control laws in the nation's capital. And just as regularly, the legislation Jordan introduced with backing from the National Rifle Association didn't go anywhere because Democrats had sufficient numbers in Congress to block its consideration.

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  12. Rubio & Jordan Introduce Bill To Repeal D.C. Gun BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | AmmoLand

    ... - in an exercise which was the Senate equivalent of a stand-off. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) and Representative Jim Jordan (R-OH) have introduced legislation, crafted with the help of GOA, which would repeal Washington, D.C.'s draconian gun ban. The ...

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  13. Rubio's gun bill for DC only adds riskRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Stars and Stripes

    If Sen. Marco Rubio has his way does it mean that the U.S. Capitol would no longer need those ubiquitous metal detectors and the other extensive security measures on which the nation has spent tens of millions of dollars to ensure his safety? Would all those government buildings where security is pervasive and cumbersome be open once again to free access because everyone would have the same opportunity to arm himself or herself for protection, eliminating the need for the government to do so? In fact, it might not be just their Second Amendment right but also their duty to do so. Think of all the money that could be saved.

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  14. Second Amendment Enforcement Act Of 2015 IntroducedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | The Daily Caller

    Last week, U.S. Senator Marco Rubio and U.S. Representative Jim Jordan introduced " The Second Amendment Enforcement Act of 2015 " in the U.S. Senate and House respectively. These bills would restore the fundamental individual right for law-abiding D.C. residents to Keep and Bear Arms to defend themselves in accordance with the law.

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  15. Is Rubio's legislation on D.C. gun laws a sham or signal?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 29 | Examiner.com

    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, according to Saturday's Politico and various news agencies, is planning to announce on April 13 he is running for President, and that may lead to questions about his Thursday introduction of the "Second Amendment Enforcement Act of 2015" that the Washington Post claims would undo gun laws in the District of Columbia . Challenging District gun laws is nothing new.

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  16. Del. Holmes-Norton responds to proposed bill to strip D.C. of gun control lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 28 | WTOP-FM Washington

    Two lawmakers are proposing legislation that could drive a second amendment showdown in the District: They're asking Congress to approve repealing D.C.'s gun laws. That's how she characterizes the legislation proposed by Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to repeal D.C.'s strict gun control laws.

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  17. Next 25 ArticlesRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lucianne.com

    Two high-profile Republicans in Congress, Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Jim Jordan , have introduced legislation that would undo the District's gun laws, which are among the strictest in the nation. If embraced by Republican leaders of the House and Senate, the legislation could force a Second Amendment showdown with President Obama just two years after he failed an attempt to win stricter gun control laws nationwide.

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  18. WH: Congress shouldn't interfere in DC gun lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | The Hill

    The White House said Friday that Congress should not interfere with the District of Columbia's gun laws in response to a Republican proposal to roll back the city's restrictions on gun ownership. "Gun laws that are made by the District of Columbia should be made by the District government," press secretary Josh Earnest told reporters.

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  19. Sen. Rubio, Rep. Jordan proposerepealing D.C. gun control lawsRead the original story

    Friday Mar 27 | Lucianne.com

    Two high-profile Republicans in Congress, Sen. Marco Rubio and Rep. Jim Jordan , have introduced legislation that would undo the District's gun laws, which are among the strictest in the nation. If embraced by Republican leaders of the House and Senate, the legislation could force a Second Amendment showdown with President Obama just two years after he failed an attempt to win stricter gun control laws nationwide.

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  20. Sen. Rubio Takes Aim at DC Council's Gun Control AuthorityRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 27 | News Max

    Potential presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio has angered Democrats in the District of Columbia by introducing a bill to reverse tough gun laws in the city. The Florida Republican claims that the current regulations violate the Second Amendment by preventing law-abiding citizens from owning and carrying firearms, according to The Washington Times .

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