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by David Nir
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Jan 31, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 20 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 21 comments on Thu Jan 09, 2014 at 05:00 AM PST with 5 Recommends
Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D) & Rep. Mike McIntyre (D) According to Politico , two House Democrats from two very different ...
by David Nir
Comment Count 113 comments on Wed Jan 08, 2014 at 10:28 AM PST with 21 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 23 comments on Tue Jun 04, 2013 at 05:00 AM PDT with 7 Recommends
as you can read in this NY Times story . She is a dear friend, and I found out earlier today in an exchange of emails on another topic. Some of her House colleagues knew, because she was not a ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 33 comments on Mon Jun 03, 2013 at 06:00 PM PDT with 100 Recommends
So just for example, there's a discussion about pending legislation on an assault weapons ban; legislation meant to ban weapons and high capacity magazines used in mass shootings and the like. And ...
by tytalus
Comment Count 19 comments on Tue Mar 19, 2013 at 08:00 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Time is an enemy when it comes to Congress doing something to make ...
by Laura Clawson
Comment Count 95 comments on Tue Dec 18, 2012 at 08:24 AM PST with 36 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 105 comments on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 21 Recommends
Sen. Frank Lautenberg calls for a ban on high-capacity ammunition magazines and for a dialogue on measures to prevent gun violence at a July 24 press conference. In the wake of the killing of 12 ...
by Meteor Blades
Comment Count 124 comments on Mon Jul 30, 2012 at 10:26 AM PDT with 53 Recommends
On Wednesday, June 6th, the House Financial Services Committee will conduct hearings on a bill called “H.R. 4624, the Investment Adviser Oversight Act of 2012”. This legislation was proposed by ...
by gr8flmo
Comment Count 39 comments on Fri Jun 01, 2012 at 05:56 PM PDT with 33 Recommends
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by David Nir
Comment Count 106 comments on Thu Apr 05, 2012 at 05:00 AM PDT with 11 Recommends
cross-posted from Main Street Insider The tragic shootings in Tucson ended only after the assailant, Jared Loughner, ...
by Rusty5329
Comment Count 91 comments on Mon Jul 25, 2011 at 07:55 AM PDT with 6 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 39 comments on Tue Jun 07, 2011 at 07:05 PM PDT with 15 Recommends
I will explain my title only at the end. Please bear with me. I do not normally read Dana Milbank. Shortly after his column today went up online, my wife read it, and told me I would want to ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 135 comments on Thu Jan 13, 2011 at 02:39 AM PST with 184 Recommends
by CityLightsLover
Comment Count 101 comments on Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 06:32 PM PST with 23 Recommends
and I do not mean just how to title this diary, which is a problem. I am struggling with the prices we seem willing to pay in lives. Watching Rachel last night was part of it - there are simply ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 576 comments on Tue Jan 11, 2011 at 03:37 AM PST with 464 Recommends
The alleged Tucson shooter, Jared Loughner, was able to shoot 20 people because he used a high-capacity magazine clip that allowed him to fire 31 shots before he needed to reload.
by songsparrow
Comment Count 48 comments on Mon Jan 10, 2011 at 06:44 PM PST with 12 Recommends
The Senate voted Wednesday to prohibit federal funding to Amtrak unless it allows licensed gun owners to transport their weapons on the passenger trains by next year. The measure, an ...
by Scarletflood
Comment Count 9 comments on Thu Sep 17, 2009 at 04:44 AM PDT with 3 Recommends
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports that members of the U.S. House Financial Services Committee, who are supposed to be overseeing the banking industry, seem to have had other things on their minds: ...
by Sagebrush Bob
Comment Count 13 comments on Tue Jun 30, 2009 at 07:11 PM PDT with 13 Recommends
Jonathan Allen at Congressional Quarterly brings news over the weekend that despite Long Island ...
by Steve Singiser
Comment Count 215 comments on Mon May 18, 2009 at 10:32 AM PDT with 0 Recommends