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Congressional Republicans seek details on Obama's school safety plan

Congressional Republicans are seeking more details on President Barack Obama's plan to reduce gun violence in schools.

Loaded language poisons gun debate

It's the biggest, fiercest debate taking place across America. But it's poisoned from the get-go by a Tower of Babel predicament.

Killer cats leave billions of avian, rodent victims, study finds

Think of the world's most prolific killers, and you might come up with a list that includes sharks, lions and even humans.

Polls: Should Hagel be confirmed as defense secretary?

A plurality of Americans supports President Barack Obama's nomination of former Sen. Chuck Hagel to succeed Leon Panetta as defense secretary, according to recent polling.

Cornyn Calls for Hearings on DoJ’s Failure to Enforce Gun Laws

In a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing Wednesday U.S. Senator John Cornyn (R-TX) called on the Committee to hold hearings on the recent drop in gun crime prosecutions by federal law enforcement agencies.

A pathway to citizenship

Republicans and Democrats have put it together. The President has praised it. The “IT” is a new plan for immigration that will please some and anger many.

NRA official to Congress: More gun laws not the answer

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was shot in the head in 2011, will give the opening statement at Wednesday's Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on gun violence, according to two sources close to Giffords.

Kerry confirmed by Senate colleagues as secretary of state

John Kerry was overwhelmingly confirmed Tuesday as the 68th secretary of state by his colleagues in the U.S. Senate.

Obama to pitch immigration reform

President Barack Obama rolls into Las Vegas on Tuesday, ready to double down on immigration reform.

Obama to talk guns with police chiefs, sheriffs

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden will meet with police chiefs and sheriffs from major cities about gun violence on Monday, a White House official said.