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  • Is the nation embracing gun control?

          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...
  • 'He's not guilty,' Lil Durk's wife declares as rapper is jailed on gun charge

    'He's not guilty,' Lil Durk's wife declares as rapper is jailed on gun charge
    Chicago rapper Lil Durk was denied bail Thursday after he was charged with weapons violations while on probation for a previous gun charge. Lil Durk, whose real name is Durk Banks, smiled at his wife and two sisters as he was led back into lock-up after...
  • Their Take: No more obstruction

    Their Take: No more obstruction
    Now that Republicans control both houses of Congress, some pundits have said the onus is on the GOP — and particularly the Senate's presumptive new majority leader, Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. — to end the gridlock and dysfunction that have plagued...
  • In Disappointing Election, Gun Rights Activists Find Glimmer Of Hope

    In Disappointing Election, Gun Rights Activists Find Glimmer Of Hope
    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...
  • Former Rep. Lane Evans was a voice for veterans

    Former Rep. Lane Evans was a voice for veterans
    It was at a Labor Day parade in Galesburg in the mid-1990s when then-U.S. Rep. Lane Evans found he couldn't raise his hand to wave. The numbness he felt was caused by Parkinson's disease, a debilitating illness that eventually forced an end to his 24-...
  • Time to stop obstruction in Congress

    Now that Republicans control both houses of Congress, some pundits have said the onus is on the GOP — and particularly the Senate's presumptive new majority leader, Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) — to end the gridlock and dysfunction that have...
  • Voters have no idea how to solve America's problems

    After the world's most expensive election $4 billion, Americans have made it crystal clear they haven't a clue what to do about the nation's problems. This is how we, the electorate, are being described: Sour. Dyspeptic. Demoralized. Disgusted....
  • Hogan defeats Brown

    Republican Larry Hogan's campaign to "Change Maryland" scored a stunning upset Tuesday as he defeated Democrat Anthony G. Brown in the race for governor. "Wow. What a historic night in Maryland," an ebullient Hogan told supporters early Wednesday...
  • Republicans ride GOP wave to gain General Assembly seats

    Republicans ride GOP wave to gain General Assembly seats
    Capitalizing on a GOP surge nationally, Maryland Republicans picked up nine seats in the General Assembly, where they have been the minority party for years. The GOP had targeted several battleground districts — in Baltimore County, Southern...
  • CT House GOP - Most Members Since 1994

    CT House GOP - Most Members Since 1994
    The national Republican tidal wave actually did come to Connecticut – and it landed in the state House of Representatives. The Republicans won 10 additional seats Tuesday night and now have their highest total since 1994 – the year that Newt...
  • Oak Park voters back background checks for firearm ownership

    Oak Park voters back background checks for firearm ownership
    Voters in historically pro-gun-control Oak Park appeared to overwhelmingly approve a nonbinding proposal asking whether the federal government should require universal background checks for firearm ownership. With all precincts reporting, 92.26...