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  • Special Report: Bloomberg Reloads In Push For Gun Control

    Special Report: Bloomberg Reloads In Push For Gun Control
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Among the slick, million-dollar ads for the likes of Pepsi and Honda during the Super Bowl this Sunday, viewers in Washington will see a far more modest spot. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino will be...
  • Small steps on gun control

    WHO SAYS gun control is dead in the United States? As Wednesday's passage in the House of what could be the first major federal gun-control law in a decade proves, it is still possible to limit weapons sales in this country — as long as the National...
  • Close the gun control loophole

    ONE OF THE FEW gun control issues most Americans can agree on is that it is insanity to allow the mentally disturbed to bear arms. But that's just what happened in Virginia, where, despite a judge's 2005 finding that Seung-hui Cho posed an "imminent...
  • Bush signs bill geared to toughen screening of gun buyers

    WASHINGTON -- A rare piece of gun legislation finds the National Rifle Association and the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence on the same side, and President Bush signed such a bill Tuesday. The measure, Congress' response to last year's Virginia...
  • Video: Martins v. McCarthy, starring Dean Skelos

     
    Here's video of the new ad Jack Martins is running in his Congressional race against Carolyn McCarthy, with a cameo by Dean Skelos, that Rick Brand wrote about yesterday: And -- bonus coverage!!! -- a second version, featuring cameos from......
  • Skelos first campaign ad goes federal

     
    New Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos will be making his first appearance Wednesday in a campaign ad since taking over the Senate's top post. He won???t be touting one of his senate majority, but GOP local congressional contender Jack......
  • McCarthy foe takes campaign to Israel

     
    Mineola Mayor Jack Martins may be running for Congress in Long Island's fourth district against Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, but the Jerusalem Post reports his campaign has taken him all the way to to Israel.......
  • Monday's Ten: Bailout goes to the floor

     
    The bailout package, completed over the weekend, now faces a tough vote in the House, where critics on the right and left could desert. Beyond the politics: USA Today asks, 'Will it work?' In their responses to the financial......
  • Obama puts vet Rouse in top post

     
    by Christi Parsons Pete Rouse, who helped Barack Obama craft the early plans for his White House bid, will take on a key role in the new administration as a senior advisor to the president. A Capitol Hill veteran and......
  • Pelosi: Ethics? What ethics? I'm the speaker

     
    Out to prove that Congressional Democrats in the Age of Obama will display the same ethical decreptitude that stalwarts like Tom DeLay brought to the table, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has apparently decided she doesn't need to hear from......
  • LI delegation: Opinionless on Charlie

     
    Charlie Rangel admits that he didn't pay taxes on his Dominican vacation villa. He used Congressional stationery to solicit money for a CUNY school to honor him. He has claimed both NYC and Washington as his primary residence to......