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The Surgeon General Does Not Need the NRA's Approval

Sanjeev K. Sriram | Posted 05.18.2014 | Politics
Sanjeev K. Sriram

What kind of doctor would get the NRA's stamp of approval? Because any doctor who disagrees with the fact that guns pose a threat to health will not have credibility with the medical or public health community, and would be a disgrace to the title of Surgeon General.

Jennifer Bendery

White House 'Recalibrating' On Surgeon General

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The White House learned its lesson earlier this month when it urged a Senate vote on Debo Adegbile, a key Justice Department nominee, an...

Let's Hear It for the NRA, Again. And Again.

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 08.13.2013 | Politics
Robert J. Elisberg

The mass killings in Santa Monica didn't get as much attention nationally as some of the other (many other) recent mass killings, but perhaps that's because only five people were killed. But the killer had 1,300 rounds of ammunition. I repeat, 1,300 rounds of ammunition.

NRA Leader Claims Obama Fueled By 'Revenge'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 05.06.2013 | Politics

James Porter, who was recently elected as the new president of the National Rifle Association, claimed Obama's push for gun control is motivated by "r...

New NRA President Talked 'Fake' President Obama, 'War Of Northern Aggression'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

The National Rifle Association chose its new president earlier this week, selecting Jim Porter, a 64-year-old Alabama attorney and the organization's ...

Obama, Gun Control Allies: Senate Won't Stop Us

AP | ALAN FRAM and DAVID ESPO | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — One day after the demise of gun control legislation, Senate supporters of the measure vowed to try again, while a leading opponent ...

NRA Targets Obama Using Justice Department Memo

AP | ALAN FRAM | Posted 04.25.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The National Rifle Association is using a Justice Department memo it obtained to argue in ads that the Obama administration believe...

The Daily Szep -- Love Is... 300 Million Guns

Paul Szep | Posted 04.01.2013 | Comedy
Paul Szep

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WATCH: Maddow Mocks Angry NRA Leadership

Posted 01.17.2013 | Media

Rachel Maddow mocked the NRA on her MSNBC show Wednesday for its response to President Obama signing 23 executive actions to curb gun violence. Ma...

NRA Appeal Blasts White House 'Dirty Lie'

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.22.2013 | Politics

The National Rifle Association blasted out an urgent fundraising appeal by Executive Director Wayne LaPierre Tuesday night, hours ahead of President B...

American Gun Violence: A Social Disease

Clarence B. Jones | Posted 02.19.2013 | Politics
Clarence B. Jones

Will the killing of our little baby children in Newtown be a "tipping point"? Don't count on it. The lobbying power of both the NRA and the Gun Owners of America will not sit idly by. If past is prologue, they will use every effort to prevent legislation that limits their perceived rights.

Christina Wilkie

Obama: NRA Could Use Some 'Self-Reflection'

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama carefully avoided overtly criticizing the nation's largest pro-gun lobbying group, the National Rifle Association...

Voters Pry NRA's Influence Out of Its Hands

Margie Omero | Posted 02.02.2013 | Politics
Margie Omero

Candidates feeling cowed by NRA influence should fear no more. NRA spending this cycle was ineffective -- or at least insufficient.

Jennifer Bendery

NRA Steps Up Attacks On Obama After Gun Control Comment

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 10.23.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It didn't go unnoticed by the National Rifle Association that, during last week's presidential debate, President Barack Obama expressed ...

Mitt Romney At NRA: Beware Of Obama 'Unrestrained By The Demands of Re-Election'

The Huffington Post | Mike Sacks | Posted 04.13.2012 | Politics

Speaking at the NRA national convention in St. Louis on Friday, likely GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney warned that re-electing President Barack O...

Sam Stein

Romney And The NRA: A 'Diss' Before Embrace

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 04.12.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two hours before then-Gov. Mitt Romney was to sign a bill outlawing assault weapons and small handguns in Massachusetts, John Rosenthal,...

Obama Called The 'Greatest Gun Salesman In America'

The Huffington Post | Leigh Owens | Posted 02.21.2012 | Politics

The election of President Barack Obama in 2008 has apparently led to a dramatic increase in the sale of guns and applications for concealed handgun pe...

Obama: Don't Stock Up On Guns

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As gun sales shoot up around the country, President-elect Barack Obama said Sunday that gun-owning Americans do not need to rush out and stock up befo...

West Virginia Mine Workers Stay Home To Protest Anti-Obama NRA Coercion

WBOY 12 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Coal production at a mine in Monongalia County came to a halt today when every union miner stayed home, as part of a political protest. It was an idl...

NRA Gathering Ammo Against Obama

Politico | Jonathan Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The National Rifle Association plans to spend about $40 million on this year's presidential campaign, with $15 million of that devoted to portraying B...