Four new gun control laws were under consideration on Thursday in the Senate, but a key provision on background checks appears to be stalled.
Kentucky Senator Rand Paul took over the Senate floor on Wednesday in an old-fashioned talking filibuster. So how unique is the move?
On March 6, 1857, the Supreme Court handed down its decision in the Dred Scott case, which had a direct impact on the coming of the Civil War and Abraham Lincoln’s presidency four years later.
A new year-long study from Pew Research has people talking about the value of Twitter as a barometer of public opinion, which seems skewed at best when it comes to politics.
An expanded background check system may be the one major gun control measure with a chance of passing through Congress, but its fate seems tenuous at best.