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A bipartisan proposal on expanded background checks for gun purchases was defeated in a Senate vote on Wednesday afternoon, after key members signaled earlier in the day they wouldn’t support the measure.
The latest numbers from two prominent pollsters show Americans, in general, remain very unhappy with Congress and the federal government, and don’t trust Congress in particular.
As investigators seek to determine who killed three people and injured at least 176 using two bombs at Boston Marathon, domestic terrorism will be one of many theories discussed in a broad manhunt. But don’t expect talk about specific groups.
With gun control in the news, Lyle Denniston looks at the argument that a new constitutional amendment would be the only way to satisfy groups on both sides of the issue.
The Senate will debate new gun control laws and the Second Amendment for at least the next two weeks, so what should people expect in the historic debate?