Gen Y: Why we’re so cynical
Gen Y has been called lazy, haplessly doomed and politically apathetic. Why do they feel this way? Short answer: They just don't trust their leaders in
Senate rejects expanded gun background checks
The Senate has rejected a bipartisan effort to expand federal background checks to more firearms buyers in a crucial showdown over gun control.
While talking guns, Biden gets news of explosions
Although he hadn't planned on it, Vice President Joe Biden became the first person from the White House to comment on the Boston Marathon explosions.
Gun control bill clears first hurdle in Senate
Gun control supporters have won the first Senate showdown over restricting firearms, rejecting an effort by conservatives to derail a package of gun curbs
Senators unveil deal on gun sales background check
Two pivotal senators announced a bipartisan deal Wednesday on expanding background checks to more gun buyers.
Top Senate Dem sets showdown gun vote on Thursday
The Senate's top Democrat says there will be a showdown vote on Thursday on his party's effort to enact new gun restrictions.
Ammunition shortage affecting law enforcement
A national shortage on some types of gun ammunition is having a major impact.
Proposal would require background checks for all gun sales
Wisconsin Democrats unveiled legislation Thursday that would make it illegal to buy or transfer guns without a background check, with the brother of a recent mall shooting saying