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  • How Bloomberg plans to use the NRA's tactics in the gun control fight

    How Bloomberg plans to use the NRA's tactics in the gun control fight
    Aside from the cowardice of some lawmakers, a major obstacle to passing federal firearms legislation is that sparsely populated, gun-friendly states have the same representation in the Senate as populous, more gun-safety-minded ones. That amplifies the voices of groups such as the NRA that leverage their power to silence the majority of Americans who support universal background checks for gun purchases.
  • Exclusive: GM says recalled cars safe, but has not tested for knee-bump danger

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - General Motors says that cars being recalled because of faulty ignition switches can be driven safely before repairs, based on more than 80 tests, but the automaker has not addressed a problem long known to potentially shut off...

    Segarra Mum On Plan To Close Budget Gap

    City administrators are grappling with how to offset an estimated $44 million deficit as Mayor Pedro Segarra prepares to unveil his 2014-15 spending plan Monday. Early projections showed Hartford's expenditures for the upcoming fiscal year totaling about...

    U.S. regulator reasserts goal to restrict AT&T, Verizon in auction

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The top U.S. telecommunications regulator on Thursday reasserted his commitment to helping smaller national wireless carriers get access to valuable lower-frequency airwaves in the upcoming spectrum auction. Federal...

    Patching a broken immigration system [Editorial]

    President Barack Obama has come under fire from Hispanic groups who say he hasn't done enough to enact comprehensive immigration reform and that his administration has deported record numbers of undocumented immigrants. Neither charge is wholly justified:...