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Gun Debate Moving Forward: Filibuster Fails

Gun Debate Moving Forward: Filibuster Fails

The legislation to curb gun violence is now heading to the floor of the Senate for debate after there was a lot of talk of a potential filibuster from GOP senators. The Senate voted 68 […]

Mitch McConnell: Yeah, I’m Joining This Gun Control Filibuster

Mitch McConnell: Yeah, I’m Joining This Gun Control Filibuster

Weeks ago, Senators Ted Cruz, Mike Lee and Rand Paul threatened to filibuster any kind of gun control legislation brought to the floor by Democratic Majority Leader Harry Reid. That list has since grown to […]

John McCain Doesn’t “Understand” Why Paul, Cruz Would Filibuster Gun Control Legislation

John McCain Doesn’t “Understand” Why Paul, Cruz Would Filibuster Gun Control Legislation

Arizona Senator John McCain apparently didn’t think calling Senators Rand Paul, Ted Cruz “whacko birds” was enough. Over the weekend McCain said he just doesn’t “understand” why GOP Senators would filibuster any type of gun […]

GOP Senators Remind Obama: We’ll Filibuster New Gun Control Legislation

GOP Senators Remind Obama: We’ll Filibuster New Gun Control Legislation

Shortly after President Obama called on Congress to quickly pass new “common sense” gun control measures Wednesday at the White House, a group of GOP Senators swiftly reminded him a vote on the any new […]

New Gun Control Legislation? Cruz and Rand Will Filibuster

New Gun Control Legislation? Cruz and Rand Will Filibuster

Next month Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid plans to bring legislation criminalizing the transfer of private firearms to the floor for a vote. The package won’t contain Senator Dianne Feinstein’s assault weapons legislation, but it […]