The latest Rasmussen Reports daily presidential tracking poll shows 48 percent of likely voters approve of President Donald Trump's job performance, while 51 percent disapprove.
President Donald Trump is telling his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stock devices like those used in last year's massacre in Las Vegas. But some officials in the department are not sure they can.The president's surprise order this week comes as the federal...
A Democrat running for Congress in San Diego is under fire after allegedly calling a rival candidate a “crusty old Marine” during a campaign event -- though she denies she was referring to her opponent.
In a move that puts him at odds with the local and federal Democrats, U.S. Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer has endorsed healthcare executive Tahir Javed to win the Texas seat held by U.S. Rep. Gene Green, a Houston Democrat.
A bill removing gun restrictions in Colorado public schools was defeated by the state house, The Washington Times is reporting.The bill had been introduced by the state's House Minority Leader Patrick Neville, who attended Columbine High School during the 1999 shootings...
MSNBC host Joe Scarborough thanked President Donald Trump for the listening session he convened Wednesday with school shooting survivors.
A purge of voters from Wisconsin voting rolls caused problems at the polls for some during this week's primary.
President Donald Trump – besieged by complaints about the power of the National Rifle Association – on Thursday defended the leaders of the pro-firearms group as "great American patriots."
While many watchdogs have praised President Trump for his willingness to conduct an on-camera conversation about gun violence, critics are trying to discredit the entire event because he had a few notes jotted down on White House stationery.
The left-leaning Center for American Progress on Thursday released a proposal titled "Medicare Extra for All," which details a plan to provide universal healthcare coverage.
Simple changes can improve government services.
Sanders, in the Midwest, is looking to build a cadre of political allies.
The father confronted Rubio on what he felt were his "weak" comments on guns.
The ‘I-hear-you’ president is working harder than before to show that he feels people’s pain after the Florida massacre.
The strategy of arming teachers has many critics, including some law enforcement officers and the National Education Association, the country’s largest teachers lobby.
Leases are perhaps cheaper than they should be.
BALTIMORE (AP) - The Baltimore City Schools police union president says officers should be allowed to carry their service weapons inside school buildings and has called for a change in state law allowing it.
WBAL-TV reported Wednesday that officers carried guns in city schools from 2001-2015 until it was discovered ...
Presidential counselor Kellyanne Conway said Thursday President Donald Trump is taking what he heard on Wednesday from persons affected by school shootings seriously.
BOSTON (AP) - Haitian and Salvadoran immigrants sued President Donald Trump on Thursday, arguing that the Republican administration's decision to end special protections shielding them from deportation was racially motivated.
The lawsuit filed in federal court in Boston seeks to block the administration from terminating temporary protective status for thousands ...
Rep. Ted Deutch said Thursday that he's skeptical Sen. Marco Rubio has really changed his position on guns.
"I'm glad he's rethinking. I hope he finishes rethinking by the time he gets back to Washington," Mr. Deutch, Florida Democrat, said on CNN.
The network held a town hall late Wednesday ...
Former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords, a mass shooting survivor, released an ad criticizing Florida Gov. Rick Scott for his stance on guns and accusing him of putting the gun lobby ahead of public safety.
Discussion about the continued accusations that President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russians during the 2016 presidential race will be front and center among the discussions at this weekend's CPAC.
, New York Magazine
One scheming, sinister man. A dozen unsuspecting victims. The ultimate Craigslist nightmare.
, Chicago Tribune
Those who don't quickly move to do something to weaken the Second Amendment and its supposed culture of death are vilified as moral cowards. Yet there is another culture of death that is downplayed: abortion.
Michael Ian Black
, New York Times
What do America's mass shootings have in common? Guns, yes. But also, boys.
The Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s redrawing of congressional district maps this week threw confusion and uncertainty into the competitive and closely watched special election for a House seat in Western Pennsylvania next month.
Sen. Chuck Grassley
, DC Examiner
'The blue slip was not intended to give a single senator the power to veto the president's nominees for political or ideological reasons.'
, The Nation
Dutch evidence could help the special counsel target the Cozy Bear hackers.
, The Hill
That is the problem for Democrats: Rising optimism creates a virtuous circle
Last night, Democrats flipped a Kentucky state legislative seat from red to blue — deep in Trump country. It’s the 37th such seat that Democrats have flipped into their column since the start of 2017, and many of these special election victories are happening in places that they aren’t supposed to, which has deeply alarmed some Republicans.
In the wake of last week's school shooting that left 17 people dead and sparked an unprecedented wave of youth activism about guns in America, Florida finds itself at the center of the political universe.In the more immediate term, the Republican-led state legislature is under pressure to consider proposals spurred by the mass shooting before the legislative session ends on March 9; the outcome could be a harbinger for federal gun measures. And it could also shape high-profile races in November, as the state will be hosting competitive contests for governor, U.S. Senate and multiple...