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Obama Gun Vote

GOP Senator: Obama Is To Blame For Failure Of Background Checks

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) blamed President Barack Obama Tuesday for the defeat in the Senate of legislation to expand background checks. "I would sug...

Gun Reform Failures Revive Questions On Obama's Persuasive Power But Answers Aren't Easy

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.23.2013 | Politics

The failures of the Senate to pass gun policy legislation have spurred questions, once again, about the style and effectiveness of President Barack Ob...

GOP Senator Defends Obama's Gun Speech

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.19.2013 | Politics

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) on Thursday defended President Barack Obama's emotionally charged speech decrying the Senate's failure to pass a bipartisa...

Obama: 'This Was A Pretty Shameful Day For Washington'

Reuters | Posted 04.18.2013 | Politics

(Adds details, background) By Mark Felsenthal and Steve Holland WASHINGTON, April 17 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama,...

Sam Stein

Background Check Vote Set Even As Outlook Grows Dire

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Months of legislative work will come to a head on Wednesday at roughly 4 p.m. as the Senate takes up amendments to gun legislation that ...

Sam Stein

Background Check Bill May Be Altered To Woo Rural Lawmaker Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With legislation to expand the background check system for gun sales on the skids, the senators behind the compromise are contemplating ...

Sam Stein

WHIP COUNT: Gun Control Vote Will Be A Nail-Biter

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.17.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Senate will consider a compromise bill this week to expand the current background check system for gun purchases. The bill, which is...