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America’s unique, enduring gun problem, explained

The factors that lead to tragedies like those in Tulsa and Uvalde are deeply ingrained in US politics, culture, and law.

House Democrats’ sweeping gun control package could be even bigger

Lawmakers have a chance to send an aggressive message about the measures they support.

Sen. Blumenthal: It is really put up or shut up time for Republicans

Senator Richard Blumenthal and Chris Hayes discuss the need for legislation to prevent gun violence in the wake of Uvalde and the 20 other mass shootings since then. 

Opinion | A Washington D.C. jury just shattered Trump's 'Russiagate' dreams

Why everyone but special counsel John Durham seemed to see the Michael Sussmann verdict coming.

‘Not if but When’: More Mass Shootings Add to Weary Nation’s Grief

The killing of four people at a medical building in Tulsa, Okla., added to a relentless toll of recent mass violence in the United States.

Full Transcript: Biden’s Speech on Guns

As the nation grieves for the victims of several recent mass shootings, the president called for a ban on assault weapons and new “red flag” laws.

New York Tightens Its Strict Gun Laws in Democratic Show of Force

State lawmakers passed a package of gun-safety bills, and were set to approve measures to broaden abortion protections as their 2022 session drew to a close.

Post Politics Now: Biden calls for Congress to ban assault weapons, high-capacity magazines

The president will ask Congress to pass “commonsense laws," the White House said.

Analysis | Barr’s extraordinary defense of the John Durham probe

Barr suggested the Durham probe, which has obtained only one conviction in three-plus years, has still been successful in telling a story — apparently irrespective of whether that story is connected to a proven crime.

Here are the gun control proposals Biden laid out in his speech

President Biden on Thursday urged Congress to make a number of moves to reduce gun violence during his speech to the American people in the wake of several mass shootings in the country. 

Biden urges 10 Republican senators to join Democrats on gun-related legislation

President Joe Biden tried to turn a string of horrific mass shootings into momentum Thursday night, imploring 10 Republican senators to join Democrats on some -- any -- new gun-related legislation.

Biden demands action on guns: ‘How much more carnage are we willing to accept?’

In a rare prime-time address, the president weighed in forcefully — and specifically — on the issue that’s gutting communities across the country.

Biden’s education secretary says there’s ‘no appetite’ for gun reform after Texas killings

The secretary’s call arrived ahead of a planned prime-time address on firearms by President Joe Biden.

Congressional chambers approach new gun laws differently

The House will pass strict bills that have no chance of getting through the Senate.

House Judiciary Committee advances gun control legislation along party lines

The House Judiciary Committee advanced sweeping gun control legislation Thursday in the wake of high-profile mass shootings in New York, Texas, and Oklahoma.

Biden Lays Out Slew Of Gun Control Demands, Urges Congress To Act

President Biden laid out his gun control demands, calling for a ban on "assault weapons and high capacity magazines" in addition to a slew of other proposals.

‘Disarming You Is The Point’: Tucker Slams Biden’s Gun Control Speech

Tucker Carlson criticized President Joe Biden’s speech on gun control Thursday night, saying the agenda was to disarm Americans.

Joe Biden Says Radical Gun Control Should Be 'Central' to Voting in November

President Joe Biden unleashed another passionate call for gun control, using the bully pulpit of the White House to make his case.

‘Enough, Enough’: Biden Calls On Lawmakers to Pass Gun Legislation

President Biden urged lawmakers to stop the sale of assault-style weapons, expand universal background checks and pass “red flag” laws after last month’s massacres in Texas and New York.

Biden urges Congress to act on guns in rare prime-time address

Following the third mass shooting in as many weeks, Biden delivers an emotional speech saying the time has come to confront the carnage and tackle firearm use.

Biden makes fervent plea for stricter gun laws: 'How much more carnage are we willing to accept?'

President Joe Biden issued a fervent appeal Thursday for stricter gun laws -- including a ban on assault weapons, tougher background check laws and a higher minimum age of purchase -- as a spate of gun massacres have left the nation shaken and prompted new discussions on Capitol Hill about how to prevent them.

Biden heads to Delaware beach house after urgent gun control address to nation

President Joe Biden returned to his home state of Delaware after delivering an address to the nation Thursday evening from the White House in which he called for sweeping gun control measures in the wake of a flurry of mass shootings.

Watch Live: Joe Biden Delivers Prime Time Address on Gun Control

President Joe Biden will deliver a prime-time address on gun control on Thursday from the White House in his latest effort to push the issue.

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