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Trump mocks John McCain at CPAC — weeks after promising the ailing senator’s daughter he wouldn’t

"I don't want to be controversial so I won't use his name."

Companies distance themselves from NRA following pressure over Florida school shooting

The student-led push for gun reform is turning up the heat on corporations to distance themselves from the powerful gun lobby.

These are the potential bipartisan agreements on gun control after the Parkland mass shooting

Though Congress has been historically inactive after mass shootings, there are some signs of bipartisan agreement on gun control in the wake of the Parkland shooting.

Manafort accused of paying off former European politicians in another superseding indictment

The five-count indictment comes as Gates cooperates with Mueller — and brings new allegations of illegal lobbying on behalf of a pro-Russian Ukrainian political party.

While you weren’t looking: 5 stories from the Trump administration that aren’t about arming teachers

Trump undermined the ACA again, the State Department removed language on women's rights and discrimination from a report and Trump's immigration office decided we're no longer a nation of immigrants.
Feb. 23, 2018

Trump’s CPAC speech was an hourlong rant meant to rile up his ultra-conservative base

Trump called for arming teachers, cutting legal immigration and once again relived the 2016 presidential campaign.

Rick Gates, former Trump campaign deputy, pleads guilty in Mueller probe

The deal could put "unbearable" pressure on Manafort, who has so far maintained his innocence.

In states, NRA-backed bills falter as gun control proposals flourish after Florida shooting

12 states in addition to Florida are considering new bills that would restrict gun access. Two states have passed bills that make it more difficult for people to get guns who shouldn't have them.

Indictment alleges Manafort and Gates laundered over $30 million

Mueller hits the former Trump aides with 32 charges in a superseding indictment.

“Media love mass shootings”: NRA spokeswoman flips tone hours after CNN town hall

“Many in legacy media love mass shootings,” Loesch told the audience at CPAC, one of the largest annual gatherings of conservatives.
Feb. 22, 2018

CNN denies scripting question for Florida shooting survivor Colton Haab at gun control town hall

A survivor of the Parkland, Florida, school shooting said in an interview that the cable channel had provided a “scripted” question for him to ask.

Marco Rubio backs gun reforms at bruising town hall with Parkland shooting survivors

Rubio’s public announcement that he will support gun reform measures is a far cry from his comments just a few days ago.

The 9 proposals that have emerged to prevent shootings — and their chances of passing in Washington

From banning bump stocks to an assault weapons ban, here is what Washington is considering. And what can pass.

Trump signs on to gun control measures. But his call to arm teachers could thwart their passage.

Trump’s call to action on guns came after a four-part tweetstorm in which he also called for teachers to be armed in schools — a proposal that will likely be a non-starter in Congress.

Trump endorses arming teachers after meeting with students and families impacted by gun violence

Trump wants teachers and aides armed in schools to prevent more school shootings.
Feb. 21, 2018

“We will not be silenced”: Parkland students demand action on gun control

“The more they don’t act, the more they don’t deserve to be in office,” one Parkland shooting survivor said. “I’m 18 myself now, I can vote, and I know who I’m not voting for.”

Mueller files fresh charges in case against former Trump aides Manafort and Gates

A court filing unsealed Friday contained new fraud allegations against the former Trump campaign chairman.

Parkland shooting survivor slams right-wing conspiracy theorists attempting to smear him

Hogg is defending himself against the conspiracies, which have made their way into the mainstream after being liked by Donald Trump Jr. and pushed by former Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.).

Meet the teens who have kept the debate about gun violence going after the Florida shooting

Dozens of teenagers who have stepped into the national spotlight following the shooting in Parkland to call for a national conversation about ending mass shootings. It has worked.

Progressives in red states are not shying away from the gun debate

The grassroots energy that Parkland shooting survivors have injected into the gun debate have emboldened Democrats to change their playbook.