updated Tue. December 5, 2023
March 3, 2018
But in the politics of gun control, even those who say the least have considerable sway. Despite a clamor for action in the wake of the Florida school shooting, a powerful group of vulnerable lawmakers — both Republicans and Democrats — have pointedly avoided the national conversation about guns.
February 28, 2018
PolitiFact, which intensely scrutinized Sanders's record on guns during his primary campaign, wrote in 2015 that “his most recent pro-gun vote was in 2009.” Sanders has long ... “Part of his brand is that the Bernie Sanders of today is the Bernie Sanders of the past 40 years,” he said. “He has less room thanÃâÃÂ ...
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel
February 24, 2018
Bernie Sanders came to Racine and implored Democrats to keep up the fight in 2018 midterm elections and oust Ryan from Congress. The back-and-forth provided a preview of one of the most highly charged races in the country. Ryan, the Janesville Republican, is facing a spirited Democratic challengeÃâÃÂ ...
Vermont Public Radio
February 20, 2018
Senator Bernie Sanders joins Vermont Edition for a discussion about the Russia investigation, the immigration debate, the Trump budget, his recent comments on gun legislation and more. On Russia. During the interview, Sen. Bernie Sanders said he was unaware that Russian interference was promotingÃâÃÂ ...
February 20, 2018
Like many other politicians before him, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., repeated a false claim that 40 percent of guns are sold without a background checks. "We have to end the absurdity of the gun show loophole," Sanders said Feb. 18 on NBC's Meet the Press. "Forty percent of the guns in this country areÃâÃÂ ...
February 18, 2018
Sanders grew visibly frustrated by host Chuck Todd's questions on his record on gun issues. He stressed that the National Rifle Association has given him a D-minus rating on its ranking of federal lawmakers. He also reiterated his long-argued claim that the NRA's support for his opponent cost him aÃâÃÂ ...
December 31, 1999
President Donald Trump called for increasing the minimum age for all gun purchases to 21, bringing long guns onto the same level as handgun laws. Lawmakers are skeptical about the ... Bernie Sanders is not backing an immediate age increase for long-gun purchases. Instead, Sanders told BusinessÃâÃÂ ...