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While National Gun Lobby Gloats, States Seek Sanity On Firearms

Despite a dysfunctional Congress, gun control advocates see growing momentum for “sensible” laws at the state level.

December 27, 2014
US congressional negotiators have finalized a huge spending bill that funds most federal operations through next September, concluding weeks of haggling to avoid a looming government shutdown (AFP Photo/Jewel Samad)

Senate Confirms Obama’s Surgeon General Pick Despite Gun Control Views

Democrats beat the NRA on Monday, with a little help from Ted Cruz.

December 16, 2014

We Need To Talk About Guns, Whether The NRA Likes It Or Not

Will Congress ever summon the courage to act on this pressing public health crisis?

December 11, 2014

Today In GOP Outreach: Come Meet Kansas’ Indian Doctors!

In all likelihood, President Obama’s pick to be the next surgeon general, Vivek Hallegere Murthy, will be confirmed by the Senate and become the foremost leader of public health in the United States. Republicans in the Senate have their reservations about Murthy; for example, Tennessee’s Lamar Alexander chided him for his support for the Affordable Care […]

February 5, 2014