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Profiles Of The Simply Spineless: Heidi Heitkamp, US Senator Of North Dakota

Mary Buffett | Posted 06.22.2016 | Politics
Mary Buffett

Several years ago after the Newtown massacre, when Adam Lanza took his rage out on a classroom defenseless students and teachers, I wrote a piece castigating a number of Democratic Senators who dug their heads into the sand and refused to close basic background check loopholes.

NRA Uses Gun Violence to Maximize Profits

Harlan Green | Posted 12.27.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

How can we believe the National Rifle Association opposes gun violence when every mass murder committed with guns is answered by the NRA's call to buy more weapons, which increases their profits?

'Big Brother Is Truly Watching You'

Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

West Virginia Senator Joe Machin (D) addressed NSA's controversial surveillance program on Sunday. On CNN's "State Of The Union," Machin said that,...

Bloomberg Giving Big Boost To Unusual Ally

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg will host a fundraiser at his Manhattan home for Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), according to BuzzFeed. Tickets f...

Manchin Takes On NRA

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.20.2013 | Politics

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) released a new ad Thursday responding to the National Rifle Association's ad campaign against him, defending his cosponsors...

Manchin Hitting Back Against NRA

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 06.17.2013 | Politics

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) will air a TV ad in response to the National Rifle Association's ad buy against him, Politico reports. The NRA launched a...

Jennifer Bendery

Newtown Families Meet With Background Checks Bill Opponents | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's been almost six months since the elementary school massacre in Newtown, Conn., and the families of those victims are on Capitol Hil...

The NRA Goes After Its Longtime Ally

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.13.2013 | Politics

The National Rifle Association is out with a new ad going after Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.), who until recently had a sterling record with the group. ...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Manchin: 50/50 Chance We Can Pass Background Checks Bill | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) said on Friday that he thinks there's a 50/50 chance he'll be able to get the votes to pass his bill on tight...

Jason Linkins

No Labels Will Have An Occasional Radio Show, For Some Reason | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

Good news for people who like radio-broadcasted vapidity! Former Utah governor and presidential aspirant Jon Huntsman (R) and current West Virginia Se...

Manchin 'Frustrated' With NRA After Senate Failure

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) said Tuesday that he is "frustrated" with the National Rifle Association, charging the gun lobbying group with spreading mis...

Amanda Terkel

Joe Manchin Keeping NRA Membership, Despite Group's Extreme Views | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) may blame the National Rifle Association for the failure of his background check legislation, but he has no p...

Senator Urges Colleagues To Stand Firm On Background Checks

Reuters | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

* Resist political pressure to vote no, Manchin tells senators * Debate over Senate plan has become a race to 60 votes ...

Giffords To Make Huge Push On Capitol Hill

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 04.12.2013 | Politics

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) will push for background check legislation by seeking meetings with a number of Republicans and Democrats, ac...

Amanda Terkel

National Gun Registry Creation Carries 15-Year Sentence Under Manchin-Toomey Deal | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The background check compromise set to be introduced on Thursday will explicitly bar public officials from creating a national gun regis...

Manchin-Toomey Background Check Bill Fact Sheet Released

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The compromise background check legislation crafted by Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) has not yet been formally rele...