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Sabrina Siddiqui

Gun Control Groups' New Background Checks Strategy: Let Voters Decide

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Fresh off the heels of a successful ballot measure to expand background checks in Washington state, the anti-gun violence coalition is e...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Voters Favor Background Checks For Gun Sales, But The Issue Isn't Driving Their Votes

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A week after another school shooting, support for gun background checks remains widespread among voters, a new HuffPost/YouGov poll has ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Gun Control Emerges As Key Issue In Iowa's Midterm Elections

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A competitive open-seat race for Iowa's third congressional district has become an unlikely center of the gun control debate, with group...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Gun Control Emerges As Contentious Issue In Arizona House Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Gun control resurfaced Tuesday as a contentious issue in the race for Arizona's 2nd Congressional District, as Democratic Rep. Ron Barbe...

Gun Control Groups Stand By Their Candidates, NRA Abandons Pro-Gun Dems

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 10.10.2014 | Politics

The gun lobby may have abandoned Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) and Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), even though both senators voted against a universal backgro...

Sam Stein

In Showdown With Giffords, GOP Candidate Announces Support For Gun Limits On Stalkers

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Amid a high-profile fight with a leading gun-control group, a Republican congressional candidate in Arizona has come out in support of n...

Alex Lazar

Gabby Giffords' Gun Control Group Targets GOP Candidate For Her Former Congressional Seat

HuffingtonPost.com | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, a gun-control group founded by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and her husband, astronaut Mark Kelly...

Laura Bassett

Gabby Giffords Speaks Out On Gun Violence Against Women

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 06.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In a rare public speech Wednesday, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) spoke out about the need to pass "common-sense" gun bills th...

Sabrina Siddiqui

Gabby Giffords' Gun Control Group Won't Target Vulnerable Dems In 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Americans for Responsible Solutions PAC, the political arm of former Rep. Gabby Giffords' (D-Ariz.) anti-gun violence group, will wade i...

To the Class of 2014

Gabrielle Giffords | Posted 05.26.2014 | Impact
Gabrielle Giffords

Today, you are more important than we are. It's up to you to lead. Make the choice to serve. Endeavor to do something extraordinary. And when life throws setback and challenges your way, grit your teeth and keep on going.

Jennifer Bendery

Gabby Giffords' Gun Control Group Outraises All Other Super PACs

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.04.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the second quarter in a row, Americans for Responsible Solutions -- the gun control group led by former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz....

Pay Attention to Rep. Leslie Combs: She's Right

Rabbi Aaron Alexander | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics
Rabbi Aaron Alexander

Rep. Leslie Combs, as the news reports, 'accidentally fired her handgun in her Capitol Annex office Tuesday...' Part of her initial response has rightly caused anger and outrage. In her words, 'Like I said, I am a gun owner... it happens.' Exactly. And too often.

Gabby Giffords Super PAC Releases New Ad On Newtown Anniversary

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Americans for Responsible Solutions, the anti-gun violence group created by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and her husband Mark Kelly, relea...

Gabby Giffords' New Gun Control PAC Takes Big Step Forward

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 12.06.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.) has taken another step forward on her new political action committee dedicated to gun control. Politico repor...

John Celock

Mark Kelly Praises State's Nullification Decision

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 09.12.2013 | Politics

The husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords praised a Missouri Senate vote Wednesday night that will preserve federal gun laws in the state. Mar...

Giffords' gun group to return Bette Midler foundation donation

The Center for Public Integrity | Posted 10.15.2013 | Politics
The Center for Public Integrity

They were modest contributions considering the group raised $6.6 million in the first half of 2013 -- more than any other super PAC. But they were also strictly prohibited by the Internal Revenue Service.

Paul Blumenthal

Super PAC Fundraising Soars For 2014

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Super PACs are set to be a massive force in the 2014 midterms, having collectively raised $59 million during the first half of this year...

Jennifer Bendery

Mark Kelly Eyes Gun Lobby For Near Derailment Of ATF Nominee

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Senate Republicans on Wednesday nearly torpedoed President Barack Obama's nominee to lead the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and E...

Giffords Shoots Gun On 'Rights And Responsibilities Tour'

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D) fired a gun in Las Vegas on Monday at the start of her seven-state tour with husband Mark Kelly to build su...

Shooting It All in Las Vegas

Michael Winship | Posted 08.25.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Solving gun violence should be a primary goal of law enforcement but government departments remain hamstringed by budget cuts and hiring freezes, not to mention the relentless bigfooting of the NRA, firearms manufacturers and the rest of the gun lobby.

Gabrielle Giffords Gun Group Amasses $11 Million In Donations

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.08.2013 | Politics

Americans for Responsible Solutions, the anti-gun violence group started by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and husband Mark Kelly, raised a ...

Mothers Will Never Forget Newtown

Sheela Raja, PhD | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics
Sheela Raja, PhD

It is truly incredible to see women everywhere -- mothers, grandmothers, godmothers, aunts and daughters -- speaking up and speak out. We will never forget Newtown. We will never "get over" Newtown. And we have really long attention spans. Are you listening, Congress?

Mark Kelly Buys Gun On Hidden Camera

Posted 03.28.2013 | Politics

Americans for Responsible Solutions, a gun control group chaired by former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) and her husband, Mark Kelly, released a v...

Giffords Ad Urges To 'Get This Done'

AP | NEDRA PICKLER | Posted 05.05.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords is urging key senators to support expanded background checks for gun purchases in a new television a...

Giffords Lends Voice To Powerful New Gun Control Ad

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.11.2013 | Politics

With slow and deliberate words, former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) provides narration for a new television ad released Monday to promote stricte...