| Nov 2, 2014
| 8:15 PM
The two men locked in the unexpectedly close race for governor spent the campaign's final weekend barnstorming the Baltimore-Washington region, trying to coax voters to show up on Election Day.
Democrat Anthony G. Brown and Republican Larry Hogan...
| Nov 3, 2014
| 8:47 AM
Voting fraud is an issue that has generated a great deal of heat and very little light on the right. Fox News host Megyn Kelly recently had to backtrack from her report that voters in Colorado were being allowed to print out ballots at home and admit that...
| Nov 4, 2014
| 4:30 PM
To the editor: We are so fortunate to have Mike Feuer as the city attorney of Los Angeles. ("Gridlock in Congress? Act locally," Op-Ed, Nov. 2)
In acting to curtail gun violence in the city, he proves that he is a man of his word who seeks to improve...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 9:00 PM
It didn’t get much attention on election night, but a measure that passed in Washington state could indicate a big change coming in America.
Despite what the NRA says, despite what gun nuts say, America may indeed be embracing sensible...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 2:38 PM
A newly proposed Los Angeles city ordinance would require residents to secure handguns when they aren’t being used, either by storing them in a locked container or disabling them with a trigger lock.
City Councilman Paul Krekorian, who proposed...
| Nov 7, 2014
| 1:59 PM
Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy's re-election victory last week marked a defeat for Second Amendment rights activists who – enraged by the sweeping gun control legislation enacted last year – had hoped to punish the governor in the first...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 6:00 AM
Few states have experienced the political volatility that Colorado has over the last two decades.
Control of the Legislature flipped back and forth. The state see-sawed in presidential contests.
The last two years, though, have been particularly...
| Dec 2, 2014
| 2:12 AM
An appeal before the Florida Supreme Court on Tuesday could shift the burden of proof for the state's "Stand Your Ground" law, relieving gun owners of a legal duty to prove self-defense when they brandish weapons in violent confrontations.
If the high...
| Nov 9, 2014
| 7:23 PM
In minutes the opening salvo in the latest skirmish of the Pennsylvania pigeon wars was due to begin.
And there, a half-mile away across the Delaware River, lay ground zero.
Shrouded behind a long, 30-foot-tall wall of pale fabric, the Philadelphia...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 3:40 PM
Connecticut Speaker of the House Brendan Sharkey reportedly said some Democrats, particularly freshmen, lost seats in the General Assembly because they voted yes on the 2013 gun safety reform bill. Speaker Sharkey's assessment of the political risk of...
| Nov 12, 2014
| 11:09 AM
Voters in the state of Washington sidestepped NRA-friendly politicians on Election Day and approved a measure that requires background checks on all gun sales.
A similar amendment could make its way to Florida, says Patti Brigham, who leads the...