What now for gun control?
A series of Senate votes Wednesday marked the biggest moment in nearly two decades for those who want to limit guns in America, and for those who don't. Gun
Warner, Kaine vote for gun measures
Virginia Senators Mark Warner (D) and Tim Kaine (D) voted in support of a gun control legislation that ultimately failed in the Senate.
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.
What the Veep? Being Biden
Ever wonder what it’s like to be Vice President Joe Biden? Want to know what inspires and irks him, or what are his top priorities?
Gabrielle Giffords to receive JFK Profile in Courage Award
Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords has been named this year's recipient of the John F. Kennedy Profile in Courage award.
Senators clash over need to ban assault weapons
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on an assault weapons ban proposal that would bar ammunition magazines that can hold more than 10 rounds.