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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.
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 than ...

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 challenge ...
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 promoting ...
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 are ...
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 a ...

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 Business ...
Gabby Giffords: 'Here's How We Beat the Gun Lobby' ... Bernie Sanders has fought to reduce the epidemic levels of gun violence in this country. ... Stoneman Douglas High School must have felt as they ran out of the building with their hands in the air as officers ran toward them with their guns drawn.
NPR is reporting that "a federal grand jury has indicted 13 Russians and three Russian entities in connection with the attack on the 2016 presidential election." Included in the indictment are details of how the accused allegedly used social media to disseminate information in support of Sen. Bernie Sanders' ...
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 are ...
The gun debate may be the purest representation of the political polarization infecting this country. 75% of Republicans say they are more concerned about the government going too far in restricting gun rights. 73% of Democrats say they worry the government won't do enough to regulate access to guns.
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 a ...
That's funny, I spoke to CNN for 15 mins yesterday about proactive solutions to prevent gun violence (like passing the Grassley-Cruz bill—which Dems filibustered—that would add $300 million for school safety) yet CNN has aired NONE of it. Why not air the (entire) interview? https://t.co/c4GZcqTbs7.
From former President Obama to Sen. Bernie Sanders, gun control advocates seized on the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School to call for new laws limiting access to guns. “Caring for kids is our first job,” Obama tweeted. “And until we can honestly say that we're doing enough to keep them ...
Sanders and guns. The senator has always been hesitant to vote for gun control, as he lives in rural Vermont. But during the 2016 presidential campaign, Sanders got called out on guns — and what did he do? He morphed into a new and improved Bernie. It started in 2003 and 2005, when Sanders voted ...
“After 18 school shootings in America in just 43 days of 2018, the Congress might want to consider common-sense gun safety legislation and save innocent lives.” — Senator Bernie Sanders. False. There have been 18 instances of weapons being discharged. It would not be fair to call them all shootings.
Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., and then-Rep. Mike Pence, R-Ind., voting in favor and then-Sen. Hillary Clinton, D-N.Y., voting against the shield for gun makers. Wayne LaPierre, now CEO of the National Rifle Association, called it “the most significant piece of pro-gun legislation” in 20 years. A Connecticut judge ...

Yesterday, the New York Times opinion section ran a piece titled “Background Checks Are Not the Answer to Gun Violence,” by John Lott. ... As Bernie Sanders is constantly saying, [Bernie Sanders voice] “there is something profoundly wrong when we have a proliferation of millionaires and billionaires at ...
Media Matters In the December special election for Alabama's open Senate seat, Democrat Doug Jones defeated Republican Roy Moore. Moore was singularly unfit for office and perhaps the only Republican capable of losing a Senate race in such a deep-red state, a privilege he earned not only due to ...
Aside from enthusiastically championing Obama, and tepidly backing Clinton, she appears to be in favor of stricter gun control, more humane immigration policies, full L.G.B.T.Q. rights, and freedom of the ... Bernie Sanders was independent because he actually inspired people to give him $27 donations.
Bernie Sanders and Gillibrand unveiled their Medicare for All legislation at a press conference in September. ... But she very quickly moved left on gun control and immigration after David Paterson, then New York's governor, tapped her to fill Hillary Clinton's Senate seat, as she took up the fight against ...
One key group, however, isn't buying the hype: actual democratic Democrats, the mostly young, grassroots insurgents who propelled Bernie Sanders in his ... Aside from enthusiastically championing Obama, and tepidly backing Clinton, she appears to be in favor of stricter gun control, more humane ...
Bernie Sanders, who is still traveling the country like a candidate and would start with a much stronger early-state organization than he had in 2016; former Vice President Joe Biden, who's ... Chris Murphy says he's not running, but a presidential campaign would elevate his pro-gun control message.
Sanders called on Attorney General Jeff Sessions · Jefferson (Jeff) Beauregard SessionsGOP strategist donates to Alabama Democrat House passes concealed carry gun bill Rosenstein to testify before House Judiciary Committee next week MORE to reverse an expected decision to roll back an ...
Bernie Sanders. How much more airtime does he get than everyone else in pack? Consider this stat: Bernie was a guest on the Sunday morning talk shows .... Murphy, who represents the bereaved citizens of Newtown, has become the nation's conscience on gun control via his outraged tweets after mass ...
Olsen believes Rogers was trying to provoke a physical response, to discredit the gun rights movement and disrupt the recount. ... June: After a Bernie Sanders devotee opened fire at a baseball diamond where Republican members of Congress were practicing, a shocking number of liberal activists took to ...
BERNIE SANDERS: We have a president who is delusional in many respects, a pathological liar. SEN. DIANNE FEINSTEIN: What we're beginning to see is the putting together of ..... But I think jumping the gun does nobody any good. You have to bring the American people onto this issue. You don't want to ...
As a Cutbank native, he touted his authenticity and understanding of the needs of Montanans while countering attacks of his views on guns and natural ... Bernie Sanders of Vermont came to Montana to stump for Quist, and the president's son Donald Trump Jr. visited the state to campaign for Gianforte.
As prominent Democratic leaders publicly decry the recently passed GOP tax bill as the “end of the world” and “Armageddon,” fans of socialist Senator Bernie Sanders secretly support the legislation, according to filmmaker Ami Horowitz.
Bernie Sanders during a town hall at the University of South Carolina, on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2016 ... But Livingston said the man moved a hand toward the area of his waistband — a common place where guns are concealed. An officer, fearing the man was reaching for a gun, fired a single shot. Finch died a ...
Bernie Sanders for president, appeared in a campaign video last year, and campaigned for Sanders during the 2016 Democratic primary. ... Erica Garner hit back, noting that her father had not been a victim of gun violence, adding that the exchanges were proof of the Clinton campaign's inadequate ...
South Carolina authorities are investigating an alleged shoplifter arrested at a Myrtle Beach-area Walmart after discovering human teeth, drugs, and a gun on him, .... Within three years, she met with several politicians and influencers, including Al Sharpton, Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders, in attempt to reform the justice ...
Our take. Editorials. In 2018, you can have a say in the nation's gridlocked gun debate. Don't waste it. States in much of the rest of the nation have a “shall-issue” standard. As the name implies, police in states where the gun lobby is strong must issue concealed weapons permits to anyone who seems to be ...
The next senator from Alabama would make Bernie Sanders proud ... “You're not going to get a Bernie Sanders-Elizabeth Warren type clone. ... to stray far from Democratic orthodoxy on policy, with the exception of guns — Jones called himself a strong Second Amendment supporter during the campaign.
Sen. Bernie Sanders Bernard (Bernie) SandersSchumer: Franken should resign Franken resignation could upend Minnesota races Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign MORE (I-Vt.) in a Sunday interview warned that “jumping the gun” in an effort to impeach President Trump ...
Bernie Sanders (and his 16 Democratic co-sponsors) jump the gun by introducing his single-payer health care bill before the end-of-September window had closed on Republicans' efforts to repeal Obamacare? It's the debate Democratic party leaders and operatives were having after CNN announced that ...
Trump rejected the Republican party's traditional pro-business, pro-trade agenda, and, like Bernie Sanders on the left, appealed to Americans who have been harmed by disruptive technologies and ... But how long can anyone be expected to support “God and guns” at the expense of “bread and butter”?
There's always a reason, of course. Sometimes it's that she was too soft on guns when she represented a more conservative district in upstate New York (though "soft on guns" didn't hurt Bernie Sanders with his base), or it's that she's a "turncoat" on guns, unlike Sanders, "a paragon of political consistency.
Brailsford shot Shaver after police responded to a call saying a man was pointing a rifle out of the window of a La Quinta Inn. The former officer testified he believed Shaver was reaching for a gun in his waistband as he moved toward officers, CNN affiliate KTRK/KPHO reported. No weapon was found.
My guests this morning: Republican Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina and progressive Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. Plus, sexual ..... Joining me now from the other side of the aisle is Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont. He is, of .... But I think jumping the gun, does nobody any good. You have to ...
WASHINGTON — Sen. Bernie Sanders on Sunday warned against “jumping the gun” in pursuing impeachment charges against President Donald Trump and maintained that any potential proceedings should not be partisan. “I think there is a process that has to be followed,” the Vermont independent said ...
Good Sunday evening. Jonathan Swan is visiting his homeland for a well-deserved break, so he has entrusted Sneak Peek to his colleagues. I can't keep up with his marathon schedule of coffees, texting and cocktails, but it's fun to try. Shoot me your thoughts, tips, gripes: mike@axios.com. Sneak Peek ...
Sen. Bernie Sanders · Bernard (Bernie) SandersSchumer: Franken should resign Franken resignation could upend Minnesota races Avalanche of Democratic senators say Franken should resign MORE (I-Vt.) in a Sunday interview warned that “jumping the gun” in an effort to impeach President Trump ...
Schuler then grabbed the gun and hit her over the head with it. The fight continued into the living room as he kept punching her and hitting her with the gun, the sheriff's office said. Schuler then left and walked to the house next door, at which point the victim called 911. The victim told deputies her neighbors ...
On a mild late-November night in Iowa, Alec Baldwin gave Democrats what they wanted to hear - and then told them what he thought they needed to hear. The actor, who is probably most famous at this point for his scathing impersonation of Donald Trump on the comedy show Saturday Night Live, led with ...
Then there's name-calling: Todd Schnitt calls Bernie Sanders “Dandruff” while Trump calls Elizabeth Warren “Pocahontas,” versus Rachel Maddow who never insults anyone, and backs up her reporting with verbatim quotes ... Only conservatives think the solution to America's gun problem is yet more guns.
BBJ; City Council President Bernard C. "Jack" Young was in D.C. yesterday to lobby lawmakers on stricter gun control measures. Young said he wanted to emphasize the harm that's done to the city by illegal guns that come into Baltimore, as well as a potential ban on "bump stocks." WTOP; Democratic ...
According to multiple indications, Democrats are heavily favored nationwide in the 2018 midterm elections. Two public polls in November, one by Quinnipiac and the other by Marist, show that Democrats have a generic congressional ballot advantage of 13 points to 15 points, respectively. Further, by the ...
... Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and others who might rehabilitate Trump into a good president. Crickets. “Somebody must have intercepted my letter and threw it away,” Mezzetti conjectured. Most Dems favor gun control. Mezzetti favors criminal control — with guns. “I'm going to give everybody who is ...
Calling on the federal government to bring its "full resources to bear" on the crisis in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands, Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.-I) unveiled a $146 billion recovery package for the U.S. territories on Tuesday, two months after Hurricane Maria left destruction across the islands.


 

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