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Gun Rally Heckler's House Catches Fire

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics

Daniel Musso, a New Hampshire man who was hit with a stun gun and then arrested by police last week at a gun control rally, returned home Saturday to ...

Amanda Terkel

Mark Begich: Bloomberg Had Nothing To Do With Fundraiser Cancellation | Amanda Terkel | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

SAN JOSE, Calif. -- Sen. Mark Begich (D-Alaska) shrugged off the influence of New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg (I) and his gun control group on Friday...

Infamous Terror Suspect Is Named On Gun Victims List

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

Boston bombing suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev was mistakenly placed on a list of gun victims read at an anti-gun violence rally, Concord Patch reported. ...

Man Heckles Father Of Gun Violence Victim, Gets Hit With Stun Gun

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 06.19.2013 | Politics

A gun rights supporter was hit with a stun gun on Tuesday after he heckled the father of a murdered gun violence victim at an anti-gun violence rally,...

Anti-Gun Violence Rally Turns Ugly

Concord N.H. Patch | Posted 08.19.2013 | Politics

An anti-gun violence rally at the Statehouse plaza on Tuesday turned ugly when gun rights supporters turned out to protest the event and one pro-gun a...

Calls For Action, Moment Of Silence Take Place Six Months After Newtown

AP | JOHN CHRISTOFFERSEN | Posted 08.14.2013 | Politics

NEWTOWN, Conn. — The town where 20 children and six educators were massacred in December went silent for a moment Friday, six months later, at a...

Gun-Buyer Background Checks Deserve Another Shot in Congress

Ellen Freudenheim | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics
Ellen Freudenheim

As of this week, the half-year anniversary of the Newtown shootings, the Bloomberg-funded organization, Mayors Against Illegal Guns, is also taking the message to the voters, nationwide.

GOP Senator Accused Of Hypocrisy On Background Checks

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 06.04.2013 | Politics

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the anti-gun violence group spearheaded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, released a new ad Tuesday disputing a c...

Senator: 'Nothing In The Obama Plan Would Have Prevented' Newtown

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Sen. Mark Pryor (D-Ark.) is hitting back at New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg after his group ran an ad campaign targeting Pryor for his vote agai...

After Threats, Bloomberg Stands Firm On Gun Control

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.31.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been a public face of gun control for years, but he's in a new, unsought spotlight after ricin-laced lett...

Poisoned Politics: How the Far Right Sells Anarchy as Revolution

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

I will leave it to the sociologists to figure out whether race has anything to do with this, but one thing is for certain: there has been a definite spike in political militancy since President Obama took office in 2009, and a lot of it has come from the right.

Postal Union: Bloomberg Ricin Letters Postmarked In Louisiana

AP | DARLENE SUPERVILLE and COLLEEN LONG | Posted 07.30.2013 | New York

WASHINGTON — A suspicious letter mailed to the White House and intercepted this week was similar to two threatening, poison-laced letters on the...

Vulnerable Dem Targeted By Bloomberg Group

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.26.2013 | Politics

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a group in favor of gun control and backed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, announced a new ad campaign Thursday...

New Ad Thanks GOP Senator For Controversial Vote

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 05.09.2013 | Politics

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a gun control advocacy group backed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, announced a new television ad Thursday than...

Max Baucus, the Senator from K Street -- A Poster Boy for Campaign Finance Reform

Pearl Korn | Posted 07.08.2013 | Politics
Pearl Korn

He has served his paymasters year in and year out in his long Senate career, leaving little doubt in anyone's mind as to whom he really represents -- his nickname is the "Senator from K Street," and he alone carries that distinction.

Amanda Terkel

Kelly Ayotte Declines Dinner With Gun Victim's Widow | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) has turned down a dinner invitation during the congressional recess from a woman whose husband was killed by ...

Dem Senator Faces Pressure Over Contentious Vote

AP | ANDREW DeMILLO | Posted 07.02.2013 | Politics

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — As one of five Democrats who opposed expanding background checks for firearm sales, U.S. Sen. Mark Pryor of Arkansas is faci...

The Myth of a Gun "Intensity Gap"

Margie Omero | Posted 06.24.2013 | Politics
Margie Omero

In the wake of the failure of the Senate to pass even a modest background check bill, many around the country are still scratching their heads. How co...

Cartoonists Against Gun Violence

Lester & Charlie | Posted 06.24.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

What happens when more than 20 of America's funniest cartoonists get together? They make a very serious public service announcement demanding action against gun violence.

Gun Control Group Mulls Campaign Against Vulnerable Dem

National Journal | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

Mayor’s Against Illegal Guns, the well-funded group co-founded by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, is seriously considering a months-long televisio...

Cartoonists Demand Action to End Gun Violence: The Jester's Hat Is Off

Ruben Bolling | Posted 06.23.2013 | Comedy
Ruben Bolling

It's this singular issue that has spurred this group of cartoonists and artists to stop merely hating these national tragedies, but to stand up from our drawing boards and say, "Enough."

From the Streets of Boston to the Halls of Congress, Extremists Have Our Country Under Siege

Pearl Korn | Posted 06.23.2013 | Politics
Pearl Korn

President Obama had poured his heart and political capital into background checks and gun reform, yet his efforts were met with failure, in a coup against the will of the People orchestrated by the NRA and their lackeys in the Senate.

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...

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?

Ad Campaign Calls For Background Checks

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.13.2013 | Politics

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, the anti-gun violence group spearheaded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, launched a new ad campaign Friday askin...