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  • Virginia state Senate races poised to be big-dollar affairs

    Minutes after the 2015 legislative session was complete, Gov. Terry McAuliffe told reporters he was going to make sure the partisan makeup of next year's session would be different. The Democratic governor predicted his party was going to retake...
  • Error kept names of 1,100 banned gun buyers in Orange out of database

    Error kept names of 1,100 banned gun buyers in Orange out of database
    For nearly two years, the names of 1,100 severely mentally ill people in Orange County, prohibited by law from buying guns, sat in court files in the Orange County Clerk of Courts Office but were not forwarded to a state and federal registry, meaning...
  • On states' rights, Republicans flip-flop over concealed guns bill

    To the editor: The so-called Constitutional Concealed Carry Reciprocity Act is extremely disturbing, hypocritical and dishonest. ("If not Congress, Obama should reject bill on concealed-weapon permits," editorial, March 8) The website of Sen. John...
  • Gov. Scott Walker's miserable leadership skills

    Gov. Scott Walker's miserable leadership skills
    As he entertains a bid for the Republican presidential nomination, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is enjoying popularity among conservatives as a fresh face with a compelling story about "leadership." One of the staples of Walker's narrative is boasting of...
  • Former Maryland Lt. Gov. Brown says he will run for Congress

    Former Lt. Gov. Anthony Brown said Thursday that he will run in the Democratic primary to succeed U.S. Rep. Donna Edwards, who is running for the seat of retiring Sen. Barbara Mikulski. Brown's decision to run for Congress comes about five months after...
  • Bill Badger dies; tackled Jared Loughner after attack on Gabrielle Giffords

    Bill Badger dies; tackled Jared Loughner after attack on Gabrielle Giffords
    Bill Badger was a hero even before he helped save people's lives during the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting in a grocery store parking lot that killed six people and injured 13, including former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The Army veteran died Wednesday...
  • Weighing Gun Control Proposals, Lawmakers Hear From Family Of Woman Killed By Husband

    Weighing Gun Control Proposals, Lawmakers Hear From Family Of Woman Killed By Husband
    HARTFORD – Lawmakers are considering the first significant gun control proposals since a sweeping package of laws was enacted two years ago in response to the Sandy Hook school shootings. One bill would allow the removal of guns from a person...
  • Bill allowing K-12 school personnel to carry guns advances

    A contentious bill that would allow some public school employees to carry guns is advancing in the Florida Legislature with support — or at least no active opposition — from some who fought it in the past, including the Florida School Board...
  • Giffords shooting victim who held down attacker dies

    Bill Badger was a hero even before he helped save people's lives during the Jan. 8, 2011, shooting in a grocery store parking lot that killed six people and injured 13, including former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords. The Army veteran died Wednesday morning of...
  • Stuart Rothenberg: Mark Kirk starts 2016 as an underdog in Illinois

    WASHINGTON Where does Illinois Republican Sen. Mark S. Kirk start in his bid for re-election? It depends on whom you ask. The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report/Roll Call currently rates the 2016 race as a Tossup, while the Cook Political Report says...
  • Court: Police chief within rights to deny gun license

    The chief of police in Worcester was within his rights to deny a gun license to a man charged with domestic violence, the state's highest court ruled Wednesday. In a unanimous ruling, the seven-member Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court also found...