Has the death of federal gun legislation been greatly exaggerated?

In a word…yes. The Week Six months after the Newtown mass shooting, Democrats are starting to quietly restart the gun-control engines Six months have passed since a lone gunman walked in to Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., and shot 20 small children and six adults. The big push for legislation to curb gun… More Has the death of federal gun legislation been greatly exaggerated?

Senators Lose Support After Opposing Gun Background Checks, Poll Shows

The Huffington Post Senators in several states who voted earlier this month against increasing background checks for gun buyers have since seen their approval ratings noticeably drop, according to new polls released Monday by the Democratic firm Public Policy Polling. Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s (R-Alaska) net approval rating dropped 16 points, as she shed much of her previous cross-party… More Senators Lose Support After Opposing Gun Background Checks, Poll Shows

Senators Who Voted To Protect Oil Tax Breaks Received $23,582,500 From Big Oil

It appears that in Washington D.C. money talks and bull crap walks.  This article definitively shows Americans who their Senators really work for.  Clearly, it’s not for their constituents. Think Progress In a 51-47 vote, 43 Senate Republicans and four Democrats filibustered to protect $24 billion in tax breaks for Big Oil. Although a majority voted for Sen. Robert Menendez’s… More Senators Who Voted To Protect Oil Tax Breaks Received $23,582,500 From Big Oil

Mary Landrieu, Mark Begich Defend Oil Companies Against Democrats

This is why the Dems are so screwed.  The GOPers walk in lockstep (with an exception here or there) while the Dems have three factions, Blue Dogs, Progressives and Liberals.  The GOP messaging is consistent.  The Dems are all over the place! “A house divided…” Huffington Post The Democratic attempt to take on the major oil… More Mary Landrieu, Mark Begich Defend Oil Companies Against Democrats