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  • In a turnabout, Colorado Democrats win back seats lost in gun recall

    Few states have experienced the political volatility that Colorado has over the last two decades. Control of the Legislature flipped back and forth. The state see-sawed in presidential contests. The last two years, though, have been particularly...
  • Washington state rampage baffles community, another victim dies

    Washington state rampage baffles community, another victim dies
    Members of a tight-knit Native American community in Washington state were struggling Sunday to comprehend how a life-long friendship among cousins ended with one of them gunning down the other two, along with three friends, in a high school cafeteria....
  • 30-word Rant: 11/1

    30-word Rant: 11/1
    Why don't I hear Republicans and Fox News talking heads blaming President Obama for the extreme reduction in the price of gasoline? Oil companies aren't going to make huge profits. Medicare shouldn't be so confusing that it requires a 12-page guide,...
  • Final Tally For Governor's Race: More Than $30 Million

    Final Tally For Governor's Race: More Than $30 Million
    The hotly contested governor's race that attracted national attention cost more than $30 million for television commercials, consultants and other campaign expenses. The biggest single contributor was the State of Connecticut, which paid out $13...
  • Fritz Walker: State House rejects common-sense gun control provision

    Fritz Walker: State House rejects common-sense gun control provision
    Background checks are a common-sense safeguard that require gun sellers to first check if a buyer is a convicted felon, domestic abuser or mentally incompetent, and therefore prohibited from purchasing firearms. By federal law, sales of all firearms by...
  • Duke study: Solution aversion, not science denial on climate change

    A new study out of Duke University found that many people treat their politics like some folks treat their health: If they don't like the likely solution, they just ignore the problem. This, the study posits, is why far more Republicans deny climate...
  • 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-...