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4 Years After Sandy Hook, Obama Leaves a Legacy of Little Progress on Gun Laws
During his eight years in the White House, President Barack Obama has addressed a nation confronted with the latest mass shooting no fewer than 14 times – a somber task he has had to endure more than any of his predecessors. On each occasion, from the shooting in Tucson, Arizona, when Rep. Gabby
NRA Responses to Recent Shootings Prompt Criticism From Some Members
A dichotomy between two deadly shootings a day apart has some members of the National Rifle Association criticizing the organization. The two situations differed dramatically -- one was a deadly police shooting of a black man inside a car in Minnesota on Wednesday, July 6, and the other was the
The Note: Trump on Guns
NOTABLES --NRA OFFICIALS SAY PEOPLE DRINKING AT CLUBS SHOULDN’T BE ARMED: The NRA's top lobbyist said no one should go into a nightclub "drinking and carrying firearms" when asked about Donald Trump's comments about whether armed club-goers may have prevented the Orlando nightclub shooting , and
NRA Officials Say People Drinking at Clubs Shouldn’t Be Armed
The NRA's top lobbyist said no one should go into a nightclub "drinking and carrying firearms" when asked about Donald Trump's comments about whether armed club-goers may have prevented the Orlando nightclub shooting, and NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre echoed those remarks in a separate interview. At a
3 Reasons Why CPAC Is 'American Idol' For Political Nerds
By MICHAEL FALCONE and ERIN DOOLEY NOTABLES DO YOU CPAC? The Conservative Political Action Conference, better known as CPAC, will draw almost all of the Republican Party’s likely presidential contenders to the Washington, DC area over the next three days. They’re each given 20 minutes...
‘American Idol’ for Political Nerds Is Coming to DC This Week
OK, political junkies, it’s time to switch on C-SPAN: There’s a three-day-long reality show just getting started outside Washington, D.C., today. CPAC , an annual conference sponsored by the American Conservative Union, will draw almost all of the Republican Party’s likely presidential contenders,
Youngest Members on Hand for NRA Annual Meetings
The National Rifle Association is holding its annual meetings in Indianapolis, and some of the attendees are quite young. In fact, they are babies. NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre today asked members in attendance at the third day of the group’s national gathering to...
The NRA Blasts Michael Bloomberg at Annual Convention
The National Rifle Association’s annual convention in Indianapolis kicked off Friday and its leaders immediately came out swinging against Michael Bloomberg and his new gun control push with the group’s top lobbyist calling the former New York City mayor an “arrogant hypocrite.” “Stay out of our...
Gun Debate Spurred by Kennedy Assassination Rages on Today
Nearly Every Major Reform to U.S. gun Laws has Come on the Heels of a Major Shooting
House Prepares To Re-Start Immigration Debate
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES BOEHNER’S NEXT MOVE: The immigration debate is now squarely in the House of Representatives, with the Senate overwhelmingly passing its version of a comprehensive bill before the congressional break. ABC’s RICK KLEIN notes that House leaders will ...