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Senate Gun Control Vote

The Disconnect: Democracy Abroad and at Home

Caitlin Klevorick | Posted 06.22.2013 | Politics
Caitlin Klevorick

The fact our country first is not even able to pass a law that more than 50 senators voted for, and second is unable to enact a law that more than 90 percent of Americans agree on, is not only deplorable at home, but must be perplexing abroad.

Senate Unlikely To Face Consequences After Gun Failure

RealClearPolitics | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

In the wake of gun control’s stinging defeat on the Senate floor last week, proponents are consoling themselves with the fact that midterm elections...

Yellow Bellied Cowards

Will Durst | Posted 06.19.2013 | Comedy
Will Durst

Ninety percent of Republicans voted against an issue 90 percent of the American people support. A bipartisan bill that was so watered down, it was translucent.

'Apparently We Think Killing Our Citizens Is OUR Job'

Posted 04.19.2013 | Comedy

Jon Stewart's Thursday night segment on the Senate's failure to pass even the most modest gun control legislation was enough to literally make our hea...

Yesterday's Senate Vote Was Lost in 1994

Parker Blackman | Posted 06.18.2013 | Politics
Parker Blackman

To understand how the Senate failed to pass the most basic, watered down attempt to strengthen background checks on gun purchases, you have to go back to the assault weapons ban of 1994.

The Daily Szep -- The Flag

Paul Szep | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics
Paul Szep