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This Is How Much Each GOP Senator Has Received From Gun Rights Groups

Barely more than a week after 49 people lost their lives in the worst mass shooting in American history, Congress has once again voted against gun control. The GOP-controlled Senate rejected four measures that would’ve made background-checks mandatory and prevented names on the terror list watch list from buying guns

June 21, 2016
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) (center L) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (center R) depart the Senate floor directly after ending a 14-hour filibuster in the hopes of pressuring the U.S. Senate to action on gun control measures, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

More Than A Moment of Silence: A Late-Night Show

Senate Democrats are showing gumption and backbone over the Orlando bloodbath, the worst mass shooting in American history. You could read their faces: No surrender until two simple gun measures are voted upon.

June 17, 2016
U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) (center L) and Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) (center R) depart the Senate floor directly after ending a 14-hour filibuster in the hopes of pressuring the U.S. Senate to action on gun control measures, at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, U.S. June 16, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Senate Republicans Agree To Vote On Gun Control

Republicans, who currently have a 54-person majority in the Senate, have over the years blocked gun control measures, saying they step on Americans’ right to bear arms as guaranteed under the Constitution.

June 16, 2016
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal addresses the Marching On conference on gun violence prevention in Middletown

For Once, Congress May Take Action on Gun Control

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy’s filibuster on the Senate floor on Wednesday represents a potential changing of the tides regarding gun control in Congress, where some Democrats are finally pushing for concrete legislative action.

June 15, 2016
Senator Chris Murphy leads Democrats filibustering for gun control

Sen. Chris Murphy Leads Democrats Filibustering For Gun Control

Murphy has been a strong advocate for gun control since the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary school tragedy, where 6 adults and 20 children died, in his home state of Connecticut.

June 15, 2016

Senator Chris Murphy Slams Congress For ‘Quiet Endorsement’ Of Murders, Mass Shootings

Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT) released a fiery statement Thursday evening, in reaction to the mass murder at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.

October 1, 2015