If not Hillary then who? Dem's bench looks thin
Bill and Hillary Clinton made a widely covered trip to Iowa this weekend, her first in seven years. It was the latest move in a long pre-campaign tease. She is probably the biggest front-runner in a presidential election without an incumbent since Al Gore in 2000.Read More
Gun control groups downgrade assault weapons ban
In the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings in 2012, newly formed political action groups made a big push to institute an assault weapons ban after finding how relatively easy it is in some states to obtain military style weapons. Now facing a gun control uphill battle that seems to grow steeper every day, those same groups are downgrading the assault weapons ban from their top priorities list.Read More
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