| Aug 4, 2013
| 7:10 PM
Families of those killed a year ago when a gunman opened fire at a Sikh temple outside Milwaukee will join a national gun control group for a day of remembrance Monday, the anniversary of the shootings.
The shootings took place at the Sikh Temple of...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 5:19 PM
A bus tour that began in Newtown, Conn., on the six-month anniversary of the school shooting there came to Baltimore on Saturday where a small group of ministers, legislators and activists gathered to call on Congress to pass legislation to reduce gun...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:42 AM
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- There is a danger in drawing overly broad conclusions from any one election, especially an off-year election. That would apply even more to an election as singular as Colorado's unprecedented recall vote.
Exercising a 100-...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 6:10 AM
Politics addicts across the nation will engage today in the post-election tradition of gleaning great, defining truths from smallish, specific races. Much of the time, singular election results are just that, a reminder that all politics is local. But a...
| Jul 6, 2013
| 11:17 AM
DOVER, N.H. (AP) — Thirty months after she was shot through the head, former Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords sits in a New Hampshire restaurant facing parents of children killed in the nation's latest school shooting.
They are here to talk...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 5:02 AM
Lawmakers return to Springfield today, poised to override Gov. Pat Quinn's rewrite of a proposed law allowing concealed carry of firearms, but his actions and those of his potential rivals have created a conundrum for many Downstate Democrats in the early...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 6:30 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — An assault weapons ban won't be in the gun-control legislation that Democrats bring to the Senate floor next month, a decision that means the ban's chances of survival now are all but hopeless.
The ban is the most controversial...
| Mar 20, 2013
| 8:21 PM
SOUTH BEND -- In his second address on the topic since taking office in January 2012, South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg on Wednesday described the state of the city as "rest(ing) on old strength and new hope."
At the same time, he announced a substantial...
| Mar 22, 2013
| 11:33 AM
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are taking an aggressive stance in their drive to curb firearms, announcing that the gun control legislation the Senate debates next month will include expanded federal background checks for gun purchasers.
| Mar 26, 2013
| 10:26 AM
A gun shop in Tucson, Ariz., has canceled an effort by retired astronaut Mark Kelly, an outspoken gun-control advocate, to buy a semiautomatic rifle as a way of demonstrating how easy it is to buy powerful weapons.
Kelly, the husband of former Rep....
| Mar 16, 2013
| 6:12 PM
Although Irvine's City Council didn't get to it until almost seven hours after the meeting started, 17 public speakers waited to weigh in on local gun-control measures.
Tuesday's meeting started at 3 p.m., two hours earlier than usual, but the...