Congress has begun debate of new gun-control measures. What should take priority?
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The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the Assault Weapons Ban of 2013 beginning at 10 a.m. Eastern. Watch it live here. Neil Heslin, whose 6-year-old son Jesse was killed in the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in December, is set to testify.
President Obama is speaking about the budget sequester at 12:55 p.m. Eastern today in Newport News, Va. Watch it live here:
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The State of the Union on Tuesday night came two months after the school shooting in Newtown, Conn., and since then gun violence has been the national debate. President Obama said gun violence must be reduced and each of the proposals in Congress deserves a vote.
Newtown’s influence on the president’s State of the Union address tonight is expected to be clear in both word and deed. By all accounts, President Obama will use part of the address to push his gun-control message, borne from the December shooting of 26 people, 20 of them first-graders, at… Read More →
When President Obama delivers his State of the Union address Tuesday, we’ll carry it live on lohud.com using our new social video player. The player, which we debuted during the Presidential Inauguration, features live video of the president’s address alongside streams from Twitter — tweets from Gannett journalists and members… Read More →
Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, D-Ariz., opened a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing today on gun violence with a call to action. Giffords was shot in the head more than two years ago in Tucson, and since then she and her husband, former astronaut Mark Kelly, have become advocates for gun control…. Read More →