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Senators Introduce Bipartisan Gun Proposal, But Skepticism Remains
Five Democrats and four Republicans: it’s rare to see such a bipartisan press conference in the Senate, especially on an issue as volatile as gun safety. But that was the makeup at an event today (four Democrats and one Democrat-caucusing Independent, to be exact) announcing a bipartisan bill on
GOP Senator's 'Plea for Bipartisan Action' on Gun Laws
Sen. Susan Collins outlines a plan which would block guns from people on the federal no-fly list.
The Gun Control Proposal Congress Could Agree On
While the Senate did not pass any of the four gun safety measures that came to the floor for votes this evening , lawmakers continue to work on a narrower proposal that could receive enough bipartisan support to advance. Sen. Susan Collins , R-Maine, is working on a measure that would block people
4 Senate Gun Measures Fail After Orlando Shooting
The Senate voted down four gun control measures Monday evening, with Republicans and Democrats largely divided along party lines over how best to respond to the Orlando nightclub shooting more than one week ago. The last time a mass shooting spurred senators to action was in December 2015, after
Newtown Elementary School Shooting Victim's Daughter Takes Gun Control Fight to Senate
elementary school mass shooting, discusses work towards stricter gun control in US.
Senate to Vote on Gun Measures That Have Previously Failed
As the Senate gears up for votes Monday evening on four measures to address gun violence, a unifying factor between the bills is that previous versions have all failed before -- and few people expect a different result this time. The last time a mass shooting spurred the Senate to action was in
Connecticut Senator Behind Gun Control 'Filibuster' Looks Beyond Monday's Vote
The senator behind the 15-hour gun control "filibuster" on the Senate floor this week after the Orlando shooting is already looking beyond Monday's scheduled vote on a series of gun control amendments that are expected to fail. Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Connecticut, said a measure he co-sponsored to
Senate Already Looking Past Monday's Doomed Votes on Gun Control
As the Senate prepares to vote Monday on four likely doomed measures to stop terrorists from buying guns, the real work will occur off the chamber’s floor as members from both parties try to bridge their still-wide gap on how best to solve the problem. Both sides are resigned to the likelihood that
Senate Inches Toward Possible Vote on Gun Measures After 15-Hour 'Talk-a-Thon'
The Senate could vote as early as today on several measures aimed at keeping firearms out of the hands of suspected terrorists, after a nearly 15-hour “talk-a-thon” led by Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy that lasted through much of the night. The votes would come days after a man who had pledged
OPINION: LZ Granderson on the Orlando Shooting
"Politicians Need to Stop Using the Word 'Tragedy' to Describe Gun Violence"