What the Veep? If bullets were chocolate
A 7-year-old boy from Milwaukee is making a stand against gun violence, and has taken his plan straight to the top. See what the White House has to say in
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.
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?
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.
In Connecticut, Biden urges action on gun control
Vice President Joe Biden is trying to rally support for the administration's proposals to curb gun violence, saying there will be a moral price to pay for
State of the Union 2013 in 10 images
A water bottle, that NASA guy with a mohawk and a 102-year-old from Miami are just a small part of the 2013 State of the Union highlight reel.
Obama: Nation stronger, GOP should back his plans
Pledging to revive a "rising, thriving middle class," President Barack Obama promised Tuesday night to create solid new jobs without raising the federal
Obama presses for gun proposals in Minnesota
President Barack Obama is pressing for a ban on military-style firearms and for universal background checks for gun buyers, taking his case directly to the
White House photo shows Obama skeet shooting
Two days before President Barack Obama's first trip outside Washington to promote his gun-control proposals, the White House tried Saturday to settle a mystery
Sandy Hook choir, Hudson delight Super Bowl crowd
As 26 children in white polo shirts excitedly walked to center of the Superdome field and prepared to sing, a packed Super Bowl crowd revved up by a day of
Giffords surprise witness as Congress talks guns
Gabrielle Giffords, a former congresswoman who was shot in the head in a 2011 mass shooting, opened a Congressional hearing with a carefully spoken plea as she
Obama asks police to help pass gun legislation
President Barack Obama on Monday turned to law enforcement leaders in three communities with mass shootings for help in getting Congress to pass tough new gun