With no shortage of gun law ideas but an absence of national consensus and data, states have stepped up to pass their own. The PBS NewsHour looked into what policies have gained traction.
By Matthew Daly, Lisa Mascaro, Associated Press
The mayors urged the Senate to vote on two House-passed bills expanding background checks for gun sales that passed that chamber earlier this year.
By Lisa Mascaro, Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is resisting pressure to bring senators back from recess to address gun violence, despite wrenching calls to "do something" in the aftermath of back-to-back mass shootings.
President Trump traveled to Dayton and El Paso Wednesday in the wake of weekend mass shootings in the two cities. Protesters gathered in both stricken communities before he arrived, while other residents expressed appreciation for his presence. 2020 Democrats, meanwhile,…
By Judy Woodruff, Kate Grumke
Tom Steyer is a billionaire philanthropist and 2020 Democratic presidential candidate. Perhaps best known for his efforts to impeach President Trump, Steyer sits down with Judy Woodruff to discuss why he believes government in Washington, D.C., is “broken,” how to…
By Associated Press
Vázquez took the oath of office early Wednesday evening at the Puerto Rican Supreme Court, which earlier in the day ruled that Pedro Pierluisi's swearing in last week was unconstitutional.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
The complaint filed Wednesday seeks to force McGahn to comply with a subpoena and also challenge Trump administration assertions that former White House employees have "absolute immunity" from cooperating with Congress.
By Morgan Lee, Paul J. Weber, Associated Press
Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's first calls for action after a gunman in El Paso killed 22 people include cracking down on internet sites used by violent extremists and confronting racism. But the Republican didn't suggest any major gun-control measures.
By Matthew Daly, Associated Press
Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, the Democratic chairman of the House Oversight Committee, did not name President Donald Trump in remarks Wednesday, but it was clear whom he was addressing.
By Zeke Miller, Jill Colvin, Associated Press
Protesters greeted President Donald Trump's arrival in Dayton Wednesday, blaming his incendiary rhetoric for inflaming political and racial tensions in the country and demanding action on gun control as he visited survivors of last weekend's mass shootings and saluted first…
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