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Kathleen Rice Has Voter Momentum in New York's Fourth Congressional District Election

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 09.08.2014 | New York
Chris Komisarjevsky

The push is on now during the remaining 60 days of the race to represent New York State's Fourth Congressional District in our nation's Capital. Representative Carolyn McCarthy wasted no time in endorsing Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice.

Democratic Representatives Mike McIntyre And Carolyn McCarthy Retiring

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Representatives Mike McIntyre (D-N.C.) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) are retiring, according to Democratic party sources. McIntyre would have been...

Police Chief Supports Federal Ban On High-Capacity Ammo Magazines

AP | THOMAS WATKINS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES — The city's police chief on Wednesday endorsed a proposed federal ban on the sale of high-capacity ammunition magazines that have b...

Amanda Terkel

Poll: Majority Of Americans, Including Gun Owners, Support Tougher Restrictions

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Despite powerful lobbying against any new gun-control measures by groups like the National Rifle Association, a new bipartisan poll show...

Lucia Graves

Guns In U.S. Politics: 10 Recent Examples

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the wake of the Saturday shooting in Tucson, Ariz., Rep. Peter King (D-N.Y) announced he will introduce legislation to make it illegal to bring a g...

Sam Stein

Gibbs Noncommittal On Post-Shooting Gun Control Measures

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs, briefing reporters for the first time since the Tucson shootings, was noncommittal when asked ...

Lucia Graves

House To Vote Wednesday On Child Nutrition Bill, Cuts To Food Stamps Possible

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucia Graves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.) were joined by other Democratic lawmakers on Tuesday in calling ...

Who Would Oppose Closing the Gun Show Loophole?

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

What individual or group would try to stand in the way of legislation that would make it harder for convicted felons and other dangerous persons to obtain all sorts of dangerous weapons? The NRA bosses and their allies.

Law Enforcement to Congress: Require Background Checks for Gun Sales

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

We need partners in every community; and we need elected officials, in Congress and in state legislatures, to stop catering to special interests and instead act in the public interest to reduce the terrible, and escalating, risk of gun violence in America.

"Most Compelling Testimony" Ever

Paul Helmke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Paul Helmke

Yesterday, the Crime Sub-Committee of the U.S. House Judiciary Committee hosted a forum on legislation to close the loophole that allows "private sellers" of firearms to bypass Brady background checks at gun shows.

An Arcane, Destructive -- and Still Legal -- Practice

Deborah J. Vagins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Deborah J. Vagins

On June 29, 2010, Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) introduced the "Ending Corporal Punishment in Schools Act," H.R. 5628. This bill would ban...