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Webcast Extra: Hillary Clinton’s Legacy, Gabrielle Giffords’ Gun Testimony

February 1, 2013
We look at Clinton’s State Dept impact, Giffords’ testimony and Massachusetts politics.

Obama's Cabinet Nominations and the Future of Gun Laws

January 11, 2013
The panelists look at the three nominations Preside Obama made to his second-term cabinet.

Conn. School Shooting, Susan Rice Yields and Fiscal Cliff

December 14, 2012
We look at gun control politics following the shooting at a Conn. Elementary School

Webcast Extra | July 27, 2012

July 27, 2012
Gun control and Democrats, Relationships between Supreme Court Justices, Campaign ads

July 20, 2012

July 20, 2012
Colorado shooting; campaign attack ads; Romney tax returns; Syria civil war
From the Vault

2nd Amendment at the Supreme Court

Air Date: 
June 27, 2008
THIS WEEK, the Supreme Court reaffirmed the 2nd amendment right to bear arms in a controversial case overturning Chicago’s hand-gun ban. Just two years ago, the Roberts court signaled that it might rule this way when it struck down Washington, DC’s hand-gun ban. But since DC was a federal enclave, gun rights supporters challenged Chicago's local law. Linda Greenhouse, then of the New York Times, and Pete Williams of NBC News analyze the decision overturning DC's law two years ago.
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