Politics Aug 13

U.S. Rep. Debbie Dingell (D-MI), flanked by other Democratic members of Congress, including U.S. House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD), calls on Senate Republicans to take up gun violence legislation already passed by the House requiring background checks on all firearm sales, at a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, on August 13, 2019. Photo by Leah Millis/Reuters
WATCH: Democrats press Trump, McConnell to address gun violence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats pressed President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Tuesday to approve House-passed legislation expanding background checks and to take other steps curbing guns, in an offensive fueled by public outrage over this month’s…

Aug 07

Protesters chant for action on guns as Trump visits Dayton

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…