| Apr 14, 2013
| 2:00 AM
SOUTH BEND — About 60 people gathered in the cold, damp air Saturday in front of the Morris Performing Arts Center, urging U.S. senators to move ahead with a bill that would expand background checks for gun sales.
Dale Gibson of South Bend held a...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 6:29 PM
One hundred days after the second-deadliest school shooting in United States history, community members gathered at the Boonsboro Free Library on Thursday to sign a petition advocating universal background checks for firearm sales.
Hosted by public...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:13 PM
A group of mothers who lost children to gun violence joined President Obama in Washington today to push for tougher gun laws.
The Senate is expected to consider gun legislation that expands background checks next month. The President says the votes in...
| Mar 10, 2013
President Obama owes Karl Rove a thank-you note.
During last year's election campaign, Rove and other Republicans showed how federal tax law could be stretched to turn a political committee into a "social welfare" organization. These nonprofit...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 8:40 AM
State of the Union addresses are traditionally laundry lists of policy proposals. U.S. President Barack Obama's started that way, but it ended as the most emotional speech before a joint session of Congress in modern memory.
The theatrics of the event...
| Feb 22, 2013
| 11:13 AM
In its first major push in the shift from elections to policy, the Obama campaign's grassroots arm dispatched volunteers Friday to advocate for gun control.
Calling it a "Day of Action" advocates showed up at congressional offices nationwide to pressure...