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Gun control groups focus all efforts on Senate

Gun control groups focus all efforts on Senate

Gun control groups are now focusing all of their lobbying efforts on the Senate following House passage of two major bills last week that garnered some GOP support. Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) …

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House Passes Gun Control Bills to Strengthen Background Checks

House Passes Gun Control Bills to Strengthen Background Checks

The legislation has broad support among voters, but is expected to join a growing list of progressive priorities languishing in the Senate amid Republican opposition. WASHINGTON — The House approved a pair …

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House Passes Bills To Strengthen Gun Laws, Including Expanding Background Checks

House Passes Bills To Strengthen Gun Laws, Including Expanding Background Checks

House lawmakers have passed two bills aimed at strengthening the nation’s gun laws, including a bill that would require background checks on all gun sales and transfers. The top Senate Democrat vowed …

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House passes gun legislation that would expand background checks

House passes gun legislation that would expand background checks

Washington (CNN) The House passed gun legislation that would expand background checks on all commercial gun sales, marking the first congressional move on significant gun control since Democrats won the White House and the …

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After a 15-year effort, John Sarbanes’ massive election overhaul finally gets its moment in Washington

After a 15-year effort, John Sarbanes’ massive election overhaul finally gets its moment in Washington

WASHINGTON — John Sarbanes did not go to Congress to write a bill that could be the biggest overhaul of the U.S. election law in decades. The Maryland Democrat, whose 3rd District …

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Gun Control Bills Being Prepped for Rollout in Divided Congress

Gun Control Bills Being Prepped for Rollout in Divided Congress

Democrats are preparing to reintroduce several gun control bills, with both fresh hope for success and lingering political realities that have tripped up previous efforts. Legislation to expand background checks, close a …

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POLITICO Playbook: Democratic impeachment managers feeling muzzled

POLITICO Playbook: Democratic impeachment managers feeling muzzled

FIRST IN PLAYBOOK — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce is partnering with Compass Coffee to launch a new virtual event series, titled “Common Grounds,” bringing together one Republican and one Democrat to “explore …

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First HR 1 ad campaign is about keeping purple district Democrats in the fold

First HR 1 ad campaign is about keeping purple district Democrats in the fold

The uphill climb to enact HR 1, legislation that’s become the democracy reform Holy Grail, won’t begin for weeks. But advocates have already decided they need to buck up and provide cover …

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