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  • What to watch for on election day 2011

    What to watch for on election day 2011
    The Big One is still 52 weeks away, but the results from a host of local elections today may offer fresh clues about the state of play in politics just as the presidential nominating process is set to begin. At stake on this "off-year" general election...
  • Obama keeps his distance as deficit committee effort set to fail

    President Obama appears determined to publicly keep his distance from the congressional super-committee and its failure to put forward a deficit-reduction plan, despite Republican efforts to shift blame to his end of Pennsylvania Avenue. In his first...
  • Super-committee failure may be new blow for unpopular Congress

    Super-committee failure may be new blow for unpopular Congress
    The imminent failure of the super-committee process may have this as its legacy: Somehow, it's made Congress even more unpopular. Americans' regard for lawmakers in Washington has never been particularly high, but this year the polling has been...
  • Obama says Republicans to blame for 'super committee's' failure

    Obama says Republicans to blame for 'super committee's' failure
    President Obama placed blame for the failure of the "super committee" squarely on Republicans, saying their refusal to consider raising taxes as part of a "balanced approach" to deficit reduction remains the key stumbling block. "There are still too many...
  • Obama Calls For New Proposals For Gun Control In Wake Of Newtown Massacre

    Obama Calls For New Proposals For Gun Control In Wake Of Newtown Massacre
    President Obama called for new proposals for reducing gun violence during an address Wednesday. He appointed Vice President Joseph Biden to head an inter-agency panel to come up with "a set of concrete proposals by January that I intend to push...
  • What does the NRA say now?

    What does the NRA say now?
    The rifle Adam Lanza used to kill 20 children and six adults at Sandy Hook Elementary School is a descendant of the military's M-16 rifle. The bullets it fires are not as large as those used in some other rifles, but the gun's high muzzle velocity makes...
  • In State With 'Assault Weapons' Ban, Lanza's Rifle Still Legal

    Adam Lanza blasted through the glass doors of the Sandy Hook Elementary School clutching a military-style Bushmaster rifle with 30 rounds in the clip and hundreds more at the ready. When his chilling rampage was over minutes later, Lanza had used the...
  • Will Congress really ban assault weapons?

    Will Congress really ban assault weapons?
    President Obama vowed Monday to use the power of his office to stop mass shootings, but was hazy on specifics. Will he? Sen. Joe Lieberman of Connecticut called for the restoration of the federal assault weapons ban that expired in 2004, and Sen. Dianne...
  • Daum: Finally, it's time for gun control

    The time is now. Those words have been reverberating in the wake of Friday's shootings in Newtown, Conn. There's at last a sense that the moment has come for some serious action on gun control. Even some of the most reliable 2nd Amendment hawks are...
  • Too many people who should not have guns do

    Too many people who should not have guns do
    On the day after the recent massacre at an elementary school in Newtown, Conn., police in Newport Beach, Calif., took a man into custody for allegedly firing more than 50 rounds from a semi-automatic handgun in the parking lot of a shopping mall. He aimed...
  • O'Malley did his job — on and off stage

    O'Malley did his job — on and off stage
    Gov. Martin O'Malley did his job Tuesday night in Charlotte. He fired up the party faithful with a call and response: "Forward, Not Back." He hit the Republican nominee hard on his Swiss bank accounts — reinforcing a campaign message that Mitt...