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Bipartisan group in Senate aims to strengthen background check system for guns
In the wake of the recent mass shooting in Sutherland Springs, Texas, a bipartisan group of senators introduced a bill Thursday meant to strengthen the existing background check system for firearms. The Fix NICS Act, which refers to the National Instant Criminal Background Check System , would set
What all 52 Republican senators say about embattled Alabama candidate Roy Moore
A small but growing number of Republican senators are calling for Roy Moore to drop out of the Alabama Senate race, but so far Moore is defiant, insisting he will continue to run. ABC News has reached out to all 52 Republican senators for reaction. Nineteen of them are calling for Moore to withdraw
After rough night, top Trump backers differ on path forward
Some of Donald Trump's fiercest advocates are offering different approaches for the Republican Party's way forward after some tough losses Tuesday
Democrats, Republicans push compromise bill to ban bump-stocks after Las Vegas
A bipartisan pair of House members has introduced a ban on the bump stock devices used to speed up the rate of fire of semi-automatic weapons –- an accessory used by the Las Vegas shooter last week. The bill, from Reps. Seth Moulton , D-Mass., and Carlos Curbelo, R-Fla., would make it illegal to
SPECIAL REPORT: Trump in Las Vegas: 'America is truly a nation in mourning'
"In the depths of horror, we will always find hope in the men and women who risk their lives for ours," President Trump said in Las Vegas, Nevada, today.
Rep. Scalise: Las Vegas attack 'fortified' support for gun rights
"The View" co-hosts discuss comments by Rep. Steve Scalise, who was shot at a congressional baseball game practice, and the possibility of stricter gun controls.
Trump calls Las Vegas shooting 'act of pure evil,' will meet with victims' families
President Donald Trump today called the deadly shooting in Las Vegas on Sunday night an "act of pure evil." "We are joined together today in sadness, shock and grief," Trump said from the White House. At least 58 people were killed, and hundreds more were wounded when a gunman fired on concertgoers
Senate Conservatives Fund: McConnell in 'extraordinary danger' after Moore win
On the heels of former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore’s primary victory Tuesday, President of the Senate Conservatives Fund Ken Cuccinelli says Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and his leadership team are in “extraordinary danger” of losing their positions. The victory in Alabama
Republicans scrap health bill: 'We don't have the votes'
Republican leaders won't hold a vote this week on their Obamacare replacement plan, the Graham-Cassidy bill, after three members of the Senate said they wouldn't approve the measure. The Graham-Cassidy bill was the Republicans' latest bid to honor a years-long promise to get rid of the Affordable
181 protesters arrested after disrupting Graham-Cassidy bill hearing
Protesters in wheelchairs were removed from a hearing on the Republican health care bill Monday afternoon after disrupting the session with chants of "No cuts to Medicaid! Save our liberty!" The disruption prompted Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch , R-Utah, to adjourn the session until