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NRA says answer is to get ‘homicidal maniacs” off streets

NRA says answer is to get ‘homicidal maniacs” off streets

Greater efforts are needed to identify and lock up mentally ill people who are dangerous, a top National Rifle Association official responding to the recent Washington Navy Yard shootings said…

Obama uses shootings to push for anti-gun legislatiion

Obama uses shootings to push for anti-gun legislatiion

Days after mass shootings in both of his hometowns, President Barack Obama urged his most ardent supporters Saturday “to get back up and go back at it” and help push…

Navy Yard shooter’s employer, in email, seeks more military contracts

Navy Yard shooter’s employer, in email, seeks more military contracts

A little more than 24 hours after an IT contractor gunned down a dozen workers at the Washington Navy Yard, the CEO of the company he worked for sent an…

Obama urges public pressure on Congress, Republicans

Obama urges public pressure on Congress, Republicans

President Barack Obama is appealing to the public anew to pressure Congress to stop undermining his health care law through measures that would threaten a government shutdown or a default…

GOP government shutdown tactics split presidential contenders

Sen. Ted Cruz says he will fight “with every breath” to stop the health care overhaul, even if it means shutting down segments of the federal government. That approach, warns…

Republicans approve killing Obamacare as part of move to avoid government shutdown

Republicans approve killing Obamacare as part of move to avoid government shutdown

Charting a collision course with the White House, the Republican-controlled House approved legislation Friday to wipe out the three-year-old health care law that President Barack Obama has vowed to preserve…

Vote approaches to fund government, dump Obamacare

Vote approaches to fund government, dump Obamacare

Republicans controlling the House are moving to ship to the Senate a measure that would prevent a government shutdown but cripple the health care law that’s the signature accomplishment of…

Obama regroups for showdowns on budgets, debt and health care

Obama regroups for showdowns on budgets, debt and health care

Locked in a tug of war with lawmakers over spending and borrowing, President Barack Obama is pressing his case in America’s heartland that Congress mustn’t jeopardize fragile economic progress with…

Deep divisions between House and Senate over food stamps

Deep divisions between House and Senate over food stamps

Farm-state lawmakers hoping for passage of a farm bill by the end of the year will have to bridge a deep divide between the House and the Senate over the…

Washington Navy Yard shooter: A disturbing history of erratic behavior

Washington Navy Yard shooter: A disturbing history of erratic behavior

Investigators have been focusing on the erratic behavior of a former Navy reservist who law enforcement officials say was grappling with paranoia and had reported hearing voices and being followed…