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  • The Latest: Democrats say gun protest succeeded story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-23-16 5:06 am

    WASHINGTON - 4:15 a.m.

  • Eldridge criticizes Boozman's votes on gun control bills 
    Updated: Jun-22-16 6:49 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Democratic U.S. Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge criticized Republican Sen. John Boozman Wednesday for opposing an effort to prevent terrorists from buying guns, saying an alternative measure backed by the Arkansas lawmaker doesn't go far enough.

  • Senate blocks access to online data without warrant 
    Updated: Jun-22-16 2:07 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Senate on Wednesday blocked an expansion of the government's power to investigate suspected terrorists, a victory for civil libertarians and privacy advocates emboldened after a National Security Agency contractor's revelations forced changes in how the communications of Americans are monitored.

  • The Latest: Senate blocks bills on guns, terror suspects story has photos
    Updated: Jun-20-16 7:07 pm

    WASHINGTON - The Latest on the Senate votes on gun control legislation (all times Eastern):

  • Arkansas Senate rivals spar on gun control measures 
    Updated: Jun-16-16 7:33 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - U.S. Senate hopeful Conner Eldridge on Thursday backed efforts to prevent suspected terrorists from purchasing guns as Republican Sen. John Boozman's campaign accused the Democratic challenger of politicizing the mass shooting in Orlando.

  • Congress stalemated on guns despite shooting, filibuster story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-16-16 5:16 pm

    WASHINGTON - The slaughter in Florida and an attention-grabbing filibuster in the Senate did little to break the election-year stalemate in Congress over guns Thursday, with both sides unwilling to budge and Republicans standing firm against any new legislation opposed by the National Rifle Association.

  • Some on terror list can buy guns, and Dems try to capitalize story has photos
    Updated: Jun-14-16 5:48 pm

    WASHINGTON - Omar Mateen, investigated twice by the FBI, was on the government's terrorist watch list for 10 months before being removed. Yet even had he remained on that listing, it wouldn't have stopped him from buying the firearms he used in Sunday's Orlando shooting rampage.

  • Congress sends Obama bill to ease access to gov't records 
    Updated: Jun-13-16 9:49 pm

    WASHINGTON - Congress on Monday sent President Barack Obama legislation making it easier for Americans to obtain government records.

  • Dems seek Senate vote on barring guns for terror suspects story has photos
    Updated: Jun-13-16 6:38 pm

    WASHINGTON - Democrats will try forcing a Senate vote on a proposal making it harder for suspected terrorists and people on government terror watch lists to buy guns and explosives, they said Monday as Congress moved toward a possible partisan fight following the weekend's mass shooting in Orlando.