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Assault Weapons Ban Senate

Biden: Obama Not Giving Up On Key Gun Control Measure

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 05.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House is still pushing for an assault weapons ban, Vice President Joe Biden said Wednesday, even though Senate Democrats all b...

Cruz, Feinstein Do Battle During Heated Debate

Posted 03.15.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) sparred aggressively Thursday during Senate Judiciary Committee debate over assault weapo...

Assault Weapons Ban Moves Forward

AP | By ALAN FRAM | Posted 05.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats pushed an assault weapons ban through a Senate committee on Thursday and toward its likely doom on the Senate floor, after an ...

Sam Stein

Most Controversial Part Of Obama's Gun Plan To Clear First Hurdle

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A ban on the production and sale of certain assault weapons will clear a major political hurdle on Thursday, as Democratic lawmakers say...

Senate Panel Prepares For Emotional Testimony On Assault Weapons Ban

Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM AND PHILIP ELLIOTT, The ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON -- Neil Heslin says it's all about his slain son, Jesse. Heslin, a 50-year-old ...