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White House in April to welcome leaders of Baltic states
Source: www.fox8live.com - 3 hours ago
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — As teachers returned Friday to a high school where a shooter killed 17 people, Florida's governor proposed banning the sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21. Gov. Rick Scott announced the proposal as part of a three-point plan to prevent gun violence. He also called for a trained law enforcement officer in every school in Florida by the time the 2018 school year begins. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland had one armed resource officer, who never entered the school during the Feb. 14 shooting.
Florida governor: Ban gun sales to those under 21 years old, law enforcement officers in everyschool
whnt.com - 3 hours ago
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — As teachers returned Friday to a high school where a shooter killed 17 people, Florida's governor proposed banning the sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21. Gov. Rick Scott announced the proposal as part of a three-point plan to prevent gun violence. He also called for a trained law enforcement officer in every school in Florida by the time the 2018 school year begins. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland had one armed resource officer, who never entered the school during the Feb. 14 shooting.
Trump's four positions on gun control in one week
www.courant.com - 3 hours ago
In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, Trump has endorsed two specific, small gun control measures — regulations to ban bump stocks and a ban on sales of long guns to people younger than 21. There's reason to doubt whether either will ever become law.
Ind. Attorney General Talks School Safety With President Trump
Source: indianapublicmedia.org - Feb 22, 2018
Indiana Attorney General Cutis Hill says one Indiana school can serve as a model for the rest of the country.
Patterson endorses Kowall for Trott's seat
www.freep.com - Feb 22, 2018
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GOP rattled by Pennsylvania congressional race in the heart of Trump country
www.courant.com - Feb 22, 2018
Amid all the fissures in the dam holding up the Republican majority in Congress, the one emerging in a Trump stronghold in Western Pennsylvania is particularly alarming for the party. The Republican is flailing in a race that should be a GOP cakewalk. The party is scrambling to prop him up.
Armed officer at Florida school shooting never went inside
Source: www.reviewjournal.com - 21 hours ago
The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, police announced Thursday.
Trump backs arming educators in meeting with school shooting survivors
www.miamiherald.com - Feb 21, 2018
President Donald Trump backed arming educators to stop mass shootings as students and parents from Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., pleaded with him to make America’s schools safer.
Fact check: Florida school shooting survivors are not ‘crisis actors’
www.centralmaine.com - Feb 21, 2018
Several conspiracy-oriented websites and an aide to a Florida lawmaker try to spread the lie that student leaders are just actors, not students. The aide is fired.
Florida governor: Ban gun sales to those under 21 years old, law enforcement officers in everyschool
Source: whnt.com - 3 hours ago
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — As teachers returned Friday to a high school where a shooter killed 17 people, Florida's governor proposed banning the sale of firearms to anyone younger than 21. Gov. Rick Scott announced the proposal as part of a three-point plan to prevent gun violence. He also called for a trained law enforcement officer in every school in Florida by the time the 2018 school year begins. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland had one armed resource officer, who never entered the school during the Feb. 14 shooting.
Trump's four positions on gun control in one week
www.courant.com - 3 hours ago
In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, Trump has endorsed two specific, small gun control measures — regulations to ban bump stocks and a ban on sales of long guns to people younger than 21. There's reason to doubt whether either will ever become law.
Billy Graham, gun control and the NRA
www.clarionledger.com - 4 hours ago
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President Trump continues call for armed teachers after Parkland shooting
Source: kneb.com - 3 hours ago
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump in an address to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday continued his call to arm teachers and school staff to deter potential mass shooters — a refrain he has repeated this week in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school. He also promised the [...]
With Speech Friday, President Completes CPAC's Transformation To A Full-On Trump Show
news.mpbn.net - 9 hours ago
President Trump will address the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, on Friday, speaking to a movement that's evolved over the
Chuck Schumer endorses Tahir Javed in Houston congressional race
www.chron.com - Feb 21, 2018
One of the biggest names in national Democratic politics is throwing his support behind Tahir Javed for Congress. U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer officially picked to support Javed in the crowded 7-candidate field looking to replace U.S. Rep. Gene Green, a Democrat who is retiring from Congress. Javed announced the endorsement in a press release to the media early Wednesday.
Federal judges to hear Pennsylvania district map challenge
Source: www.columbian.com - 2 hours ago
HARRISBURG, Pa. — Three Republican-appointed federal judges will consider a request by eight GOP congressmen in Pennsylvania to halt the use of a new congressional district map in this year’s election
GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map
www.star-telegram.com - 21 hours ago
Eight sitting Republican congressmen from Pennsylvania are suing in federal court to prevent the use of a new district map in this year's elections.
The Latest: Lawsuit over congressional map called baseless
www.miamiherald.com - 21 hours ago
The Philadelphia-based Public Interest Law Center says Republicans are making another baseless attempt to reinstate Pennsylvania's congressional districts thrown out last month as unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
Trump's four positions on gun control in one week
Source: www.courant.com - 2 hours ago
In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, Trump has endorsed two specific, small gun control measures — regulations to ban bump stocks and a ban on sales of long guns to people younger than 21. There's reason to doubt whether either will ever become law.
4 big obstacles for gun control legislation
www.wxyz.com - 9 hours ago
As pressure mounts for congressional action on gun control, it's unclear just how much can be done given the thick political fog that shrouds any major legislative effort on Capitol Hill -- especially in an election year.
NRA strikes a defiant tone, criticizes gun control advocates
www.star-telegram.com - 15 hours ago
Leaders of the National Rifle Association are accusing gun control advocates of exploiting the deadly Florida school shooting.
GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map
Source: www.star-telegram.com - 20 hours ago
Eight sitting Republican congressmen from Pennsylvania are suing in federal court to prevent the use of a new district map in this year's elections.
The Latest: Lawsuit over congressional map called baseless
www.miamiherald.com - 21 hours ago
The Philadelphia-based Public Interest Law Center says Republicans are making another baseless attempt to reinstate Pennsylvania's congressional districts thrown out last month as unconstitutionally gerrymandered.
Pennsylvania GOP congressmen file challenge to district map
www.pennlive.com - 22 hours ago
The plaintiffs are suing top elections official under Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, asking for an injunction to prevent the Department of State from implementing the new plan.
President Trump continues call for armed teachers after Parkland shooting
Source: kneb.com - 2 hours ago
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump in an address to the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday continued his call to arm teachers and school staff to deter potential mass shooters — a refrain he has repeated this week in the wake of a deadly shooting at a Parkland, Florida, high school. He also promised the [...]
School shooting survivors, family members plead with Trump for action
www.reviewjournal.com - Feb 21, 2018
Survivors and family members of victims of mass school shootings implored President Donald Trump on Wednesday to make sure another school shooting never happens again.
Trump linking Florida shooting to Russia investigation sparks backlash
kneb.com - Feb 19, 2018
(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump felt liberated Friday afternoon, sources close to him told ABC News, when the news broke that the special counsel probing interference in the 2016 presidential election unveiled a grand jury indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups accused of meddling “with U.S. elections and political processes.” “Russia started [...]
Trump's four positions on gun control in one week
Source: www.courant.com - 2 hours ago
In the aftermath of the Florida school shooting, Trump has endorsed two specific, small gun control measures — regulations to ban bump stocks and a ban on sales of long guns to people younger than 21. There's reason to doubt whether either will ever become law.
Billy Graham, gun control and the NRA
www.clarionledger.com - 3 hours ago
No description available.
4 big obstacles for gun control legislation
www.wxyz.com - 8 hours ago
As pressure mounts for congressional action on gun control, it's unclear just how much can be done given the thick political fog that shrouds any major legislative effort on Capitol Hill -- especially in an election year.
With Speech Friday, President Completes CPAC's Transformation To A Full-On Trump Show
Source: news.mpbn.net - 8 hours ago
President Trump will address the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, or CPAC, on Friday, speaking to a movement that's evolved over the
GOP rattled by Pennsylvania congressional race in the heart of Trump country
www.courant.com - Feb 22, 2018
Amid all the fissures in the dam holding up the Republican majority in Congress, the one emerging in a Trump stronghold in Western Pennsylvania is particularly alarming for the party. The Republican is flailing in a race that should be a GOP cakewalk. The party is scrambling to prop him up.
Chuck Schumer endorses Tahir Javed in Houston congressional race
www.chron.com - Feb 21, 2018
One of the biggest names in national Democratic politics is throwing his support behind Tahir Javed for Congress. U.S. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer officially picked to support Javed in the crowded 7-candidate field looking to replace U.S. Rep. Gene Green, a Democrat who is retiring from Congress. Javed announced the endorsement in a press release to the media early Wednesday.
Armed officer at Florida school shooting never went inside
Source: www.reviewjournal.com - 21 hours ago
The armed officer on duty at the Florida school where a shooter killed 17 people never went inside to engage the gunman and has been placed under investigation, police announced Thursday.
Arizona senate candidate calls for mental health reforms post-Parkland shooting
kneb.com - Feb 22, 2018
(WASHINGTON) — A Republican candidate running for what will be an open Senate seat in Arizona reiterated the call for mental health reforms over new gun laws in the wake of the latest school shooting in Florida. “I think that we can look at the existing laws that we have on the books and see [...]
After Florida Shooting, Trump Calls For New Regulations On Bump Stocks
kuow.org - Feb 20, 2018
In the wake of the deadly school shooting in Florida on Feb. 14, President Trump is directing the Department of Justice to develop regulations to ban bump
Stoneman Douglas students demand change as thousands rally at Capitol
Source: www.sun-sentinel.com - 4 hours ago
What started in hopefulness and determination — and an eight-hour bus ride — for Marjory Stoneman Douglas High students turned into frustration and a sense that real reform will come not in meetings, but at the ballot box.
Gun control bill OK’d by Oregon; 1st since Florida shooting
wavy.com - 18 hours ago
SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Fueled by anguished voices in the aftermath of the Florida high school shooting, Oregon’s Legislature on Thursday banned people convicted of stalking and domestic violence …
The Latest: GOP group says Missouri governor stepping back
Source: www.khq.com - 5 hours ago
The plaintiffs are suing top elections official under Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, asking for an injunction to prevent the Department of State from implementing the new plan.
Pennsylvania GOP congressmen file challenge to district map
www.pennlive.com - 22 hours ago
The plaintiffs are suing top elections official under Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, asking for an injunction to prevent the Department of State from implementing the new plan.
President’s gun tweet draws support from Tenn. Republican Senate leaders
Source: wkrn.com - 20 hours ago
Some top Tennessee Senate Republican lawmakers agree with a push from President Donald Trump for more gun control.
Jackson among those seeking US Senate seat
www.bedfordbulletin.com - Feb 21, 2018
    E. W. Jackson is seeking the Republican nomination for Senate. Jackson unsuccessfully ran as the Republican nominee for lieutenant governor in 2013. He was defeated by Democrat Ralph Northam.
GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map
Source: www.star-telegram.com - 21 hours ago
Eight sitting Republican congressmen from Pennsylvania are suing in federal court to prevent the use of a new district map in this year's elections.
Pennsylvania GOP congressmen file challenge to district map
www.pennlive.com - 23 hours ago
The plaintiffs are suing top elections official under Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, asking for an injunction to prevent the Department of State from implementing the new plan.
This senator turned her trauma into action. Now shes showing Douglas students how.
Source: www.miamiherald.com - 20 hours ago
The state senator was instrumental in bringing Marjory Stoneman Douglas students to Tallahassee and legislators to Parkland so they each help each other understand what needs to be done to change.
The Latest: Senator apologizes to anyone offended by conduct
www.star-telegram.com - Feb 21, 2018
A California state senator accused of sexual misconduct is apologizing to anyone who felt uncomfortable by his behavior.
GOP-led push for Medicaid expansion faces roadblocks
Source: www.star-telegram.com - 21 hours ago
Even with new support from key GOP leaders, Medicaid expansion in Virginia still faces serious roadblocks.
House, Senate clash on Medicaid expansion
augustafreepress.com - 21 hours ago
The House of Delegates voted 68-32 to endorse a bipartisan state budget plan that includes a version of Medicaid expansion, with a group of Valley Republican delegates including Ben Cline and Steve Landes leading the no votes.
GOP congressmen challenge new Pennsylvania district map
Source: www.star-telegram.com - 21 hours ago
Eight sitting Republican congressmen from Pennsylvania are suing in federal court to prevent the use of a new district map in this year's elections.
Pennsylvania GOP congressmen file challenge to district map
www.pennlive.com - 23 hours ago
The plaintiffs are suing top elections official under Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf, asking for an injunction to prevent the Department of State from implementing the new plan.
GOP-led push for Medicaid expansion faces roadblocks
Source: www.star-telegram.com - 21 hours ago
Even with new support from key GOP leaders, Medicaid expansion in Virginia still faces serious roadblocks.
House, Senate clash on Medicaid expansion
augustafreepress.com - 21 hours ago
The House of Delegates voted 68-32 to endorse a bipartisan state budget plan that includes a version of Medicaid expansion, with a group of Valley Republican delegates including Ben Cline and Steve Landes leading the no votes.
Missouri state representative to join students in gun violenceprotest
Source: fox2now.com - 7 hours ago
ST. LOUIS, MO — Missouri State Representative Stacy Newman plans to stand with students from Clayton and Parkway Central High School Friday. They are demanding action on gun violence. Students and the elected officials will be outside Clayton high school at 11am Friday and at Parkway Central at 4pm.
Students head to Florida capital to push for gun law changes
www.reviewjournal.com - Feb 20, 2018
A hundred Stoneman Douglas High School students are busing 400 miles to Florida’s capital Tuesday to urge lawmakers to act to prevent a repeat of the massacre that killed 17 students and facu…
This senator turned her trauma into action. Now shes showing Douglas students how.
Source: www.miamiherald.com - 20 hours ago
The state senator was instrumental in bringing Marjory Stoneman Douglas students to Tallahassee and legislators to Parkland so they each help each other understand what needs to be done to change.
The Latest: Senator apologizes to anyone offended by conduct
www.star-telegram.com - Feb 21, 2018
A California state senator accused of sexual misconduct is apologizing to anyone who felt uncomfortable by his behavior.
The Latest: Police: GOP senator sent naked photos to friend
Source: www.miamiherald.com - Feb 19, 2018
Rhode Island state police say Republican Senate Minority Leader Nicholas Kettle took naked pictures of his girlfriend without her knowledge and then sent them to a friend in New Hampshire.
Republican state senator charged with extorting page for sex
www.kansascity.com - Feb 19, 2018
Republican Rhode Island state senator Nicholas Kettle charged with extorting sex from male page in Senate's page program.
Rhode Island GOP state senator charged with extorting sex
wavy.com - Feb 19, 2018
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — An unsealed grand jury indictment accuses a Republican state senator of extorting sex from a page in the Rhode Island Senate page program. The indictment was unsealed Monday…
California lawmakers struggle with #MeToo as senator resigns
Source: www.wistv.com - 14 hours ago
Critics say more work is needed as one state senator resigned under pressure while investigations of other lawmakers are underway.
California lawmakers struggle with #MeToo as senator resigns
www.miamiherald.com - 14 hours ago
Critics say more work is needed as one state senator resigned under pressure while investigations of other lawmakers are underway.
California senator quits as Legislature grapples with #MeToo
www.star-telegram.com - 20 hours ago
A California state senator accused of sexual misconduct has resigned just ahead of a possible vote to expel him.
Trump denies break with NRA, says lobby group wants to do whats right
Source: www.star-telegram.com - 23 hours ago
President Trump on Thursday doubled down on arming teachers while defending the National Rifle Association -- even as he broke ranks with the powerful gun rights organization on a key gun ownership proposal.
Las Vegas city staff have spent thousands of hours on Badlands fight
Source: www.reviewjournal.com - 20 hours ago
Las Vegas city staff have spent 4,671 hours and the equivalent of nearly $420,000 in city salary and benefit costs working on the contentious Badlands golf course development project since 2015.
New elementary school to be built in North Las Vegas
www.reviewjournal.com - 20 hours ago
A new elementary school aimed at serving up to 849 students will be built in North Las Vegas.
Badlands lawyers go after ‘biased’ Las Vegas city councilmen
www.reviewjournal.com - Feb 21, 2018
An attorney for the developers behind plans to build on the Badlands golf course charge that Councilmen Steve Seroka and Bob Coffin are biased against the developer and they should recuse themselve…
Ricketts encourages NRA to hold convention in Nebraska
Source: www.star-telegram.com - 6 hours ago
Gov. Pete Ricketts is encouraging the National Rifle Association to hold its annual convention in Nebraska after one of Dallas' top elected officials urged the group to find another location.
Dallas councilman asks NRA to consider another city for annual convention
kneb.com - Feb 20, 2018
(DALLAS) — The mayor of Dallas urged the National Rifle Association on Monday to find another city to host its annual convention, taking a stand against gun violence in the wake of last week’s deadly mass shooting in Florida. Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway said that the NRA, the nation’s largest gun lobby, would [...]