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No Charges Against John Hinckley In Death Of James Brady

Reuters | Posted 01.05.2015 | Politics

(Adds Brady family statement, paragraph 7) By Ian Simpson WASHINGTON, Jan 2 (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors will not ch...

Ronald Reagan Shooter To Spend More Than Half His Time Outside Hospital

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 02.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — John Hinckley, who shot and wounded President Ronald Reagan in 1981, soon will be spending more than half of his time outside a Wa...

How the Secret Service Can Restore Its Tarnished Image

Al Eisele | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Al Eisele

The Secret Service is trying to regain its elite reputation after it was rocked by a scandal that surfaced in April, 2012, when male agents brought prostitutes to their hotel rooms in Cartagena, Columbia, while advancing Obama's trip to a summit meeting.

Secret Service Logs Detail Behavior Of Man Who Shot Ronald Reagan

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 06.10.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The man who shot President Ronald Reagan in 1981 has behaved well over the past year when he's been freed from a Washington mental ...

Secret Service Agent Recounts Taking Bullet For Reagan

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.01.2013 | Politics

On March 30, 1981, Secret Service agent Tim McCarthy had the rare experience of feeling relieved that he had been shot. The bullet, fired by John Hinc...

Crimes, Criminals, and the Insanity Defense

Mark Rubinstein | Posted 05.29.2013 | Crime
Mark Rubinstein

At the heart of the NGRI defense is the claim the defendant either lacked the capacity to know right from wrong (was brain-damaged, intellectually impaired) or had a mental disorder when the crime was committed, causing an inability to act within the law's requirements.

Update On Reagan Shooter's Request For More Time Out Of Hospital

AP | Posted 09.19.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- A judge in Washington is ordering a mental health center caring for John Hinckley to decide how to proceed with a request to expand the ...

Bizarre Reagan Auction Draws Outrage

Reuters | Posted 07.22.2012 | Politics

By Alex Dobuzinskis LOS ANGELES, May 21 (Reuters) - Ronald Reagan's foundation expressed outrage on Monday at a British company's auct...

Google Maps Labels D.C. Hotel With Assassin's Name

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.14.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Ever since then-President Ronald Reagan was shot outside the Washington Hilton hotel in March 1981, the Brutalist concrete structure has...

Reagan Shooter Wants To Change 'Assassin' Image

AP | By JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 02.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The man who tried to kill President Ronald Reagan more than 30 years ago said he would like to be known as something other than a would-...

Hearing On Hinckley's Mental State Resumes

AP | ERIC TUCKER | Posted 03.24.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The man who shot President Ronald Reagan appeared fixated during a visit to a bookstore last year on a bookshelf bearing titles on ...

Reagan Shooter Wants More Time Away From St. Elizabeths

AP | JESSICA GRESKO | Posted 01.30.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON — The man who attempted to assassinate President Ronald Reagan is asking to spend more time outside a Washington mental hospital, but...

Future of Guns Laws After McDonald

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Even after the landmark Supreme Court decisions that gave individuals across the country a right to have a gun in the home for self-defense, the gun lobby still isn't happy.

Edward Kennedy: A Lion In The Fight Against Gun Violence

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

The Brady Campaign, and all survivors of gun violence, will miss Senator Kennedy's giant presence on the national stage.

Presidential Security

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jerry Weissman

The Secret Service is doing its job.

Snaphots: Our Political-Entertainment Industrial Complex

Scott Shrake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Scott Shrake

At the White House Correspondents Association Dinner, I saw a lot of vintage 1990s right-wingers, including Ralph Reed and Newt Gingrich, but whatever. Top Politico of the night? Pamela, of course!