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Jennifer Bendery

Newtown Families Leave Washington Frustrated, Hopeful After Background Checks Push

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 06.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Earlier this week, a group of friends and families of the Newtown, Conn. shooting victims piled into a bus and made the six-hour trek to...

GOP Senator 'Broke His Promise', New Ad Alleges

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

Anti-gun violence group Mayors Against Illegal Guns released a tough ad Friday against Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.), featuring the mom of an Aurora shoot...

Jennifer Bendery

Republican Senator Says He May Support Background Checks

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) said Tuesday that he could support tighter background checks on gun sales -- something he declined to do last ...

The Least Popular Senator In America: I'm 'Below Pond Scum'

The Huffington Post | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.30.2013 | Politics

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) addressed a recent poll that declared him the most unpopular senator in the country after his vote against expanding backgro...

GOP Senator Votes Against Background Checks After Telling Shooting Victim's Mother He Supported Them

The Huffington Post | Gabrielle Dunkley | Posted 04.22.2013 | Politics

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) recently wrote a letter to the mother of a gun violence victim, telling her that he supported expanding background checks sh...

Jennifer Bendery

Joe Biden Says The Votes Are There To Pass Gun Background Checks Measure

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he thinks the Senate has the 60 votes needed to pass a measure to expand background checks on...

Jennifer Bendery

Mark Kelly: Jeff Flake Is Gabby Giffords' Friend, But We'll Try To Oust Him If He Opposes Gun Bill

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 04.16.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Mark Kelly said Tuesday that Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) may be a "good friend" to him and his wife, former Rep. Gabby Giffords (D-Ariz.),...