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Gun Control Senate

Nick Wing

Mark Begich: Background Checks Shouldn't Be 'Holy Grail'

HuffingtonPost.com | Nick Wing | Posted 06.25.2013 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- For Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska), there is no way comprehensive gun violence legislation will pass with a provision to expand backg...

What's Really Going On in DC, Wall Street... and Moscow

Terry Connelly | Posted 06.30.2013 | Politics
Terry Connelly

There is simply no evidence that expanded checks could have been even voted on in the House of Representatives, and therefore the market value of a "courageous vote" would have been absolutely zero.

Ted Cruz Hits Fellow Republicans For Gun Control Squishiness

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.29.2013 | Politics

Freshman Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) continued to relish his position as a tea party favorite last week, going out of his way to claim that the actions he...

Senators Quietly Seek New Path On Gun Control

The New York Times | Posted 06.26.2013 | Politics

Talks to revive gun control legislation are quietly under way on Capitol Hill as a bipartisan group of senators seeks a way to bridge the differences ...

Bloomberg Slams Senate For Gun Control Vote

Posted 04.18.2013 | New York

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg sharply criticized senators who defeated a gun-buyer background check bill Wednesday, calling the vote a "damni...

Sam Stein

Round-The-Clock Vigil Planned Until Senate Passes Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It could last several weeks, but family members of victims and survivors of gun violence are planning to hold a round-the-clock vigil on...

Sam Stein

Background Checks Breakthrough In Senate

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With hours before gun legislation will get a vote in the Senate, negotiators are close to an elusive compromise over the heart of the bi...

Pivotal Debate Approaches For Congress

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 06.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — Two influential senators, one from each party, are working on an agreement that could expand background checks on firearms sales to...

Huffington Issue 43

Posted 06.01.2013 | Huffington

This week in Huffington, we present a wide-ranging package on the gun control debate. From a profile of the NRA's first political president, who spoke...

Cruz Blames Obama Admistration For Gun Violence

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 03.29.2013 | Politics

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) responded to President Barack Obama's latest call for action on gun control Thursday, launching criticism at the White House a...

Senate Considers Next Steps On Gun Control

Posted 03.07.2013 | Politics

By ALAN FRAM, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama's prospects for winning near-universal background checks for gun purchases...