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House passes red flag gun legislation in mainly party-line vote

The House passed a bill on Thursday to nationalize red flag laws, which seek to keep guns away from individuals deemed a threat to themselves and others. The legislation, dubbed the Federal Extreme… → Read More

Here are the House Republicans who broke with the party on guns

A handful of House Republicans bucked their party to vote for gun legislation on Wednesday, supporting measures that were introduced after the mass shootings in Buffalo, N.Y. and Uvalde, Texas last… → Read More

House passes sweeping gun package in largely party-line vote

The House passed a sweeping gun package on Wednesday in response to last month’s mass shootings in Buffalo, N.Y., and Uvalde, Texas, that killed more than 30 people and reignited the push for… → Read More

Two Democrats vote against advancing gun legislation

Democratic Reps. Elissa Slotkin (Mich.) and Jared Golden (Maine) on Wednesday voted against advancing two pieces of gun legislation, which were brought to the House floor after last month’s mass sh… → Read More

House Democrats pass resolution condemning ‘great replacement theory’

The House on Wednesday passed a resolution that condemns the “great replacement theory” less than a month after a gunman who reportedly espoused the racist conspiracy theory fatally shot 10 Black p… → Read More

House to hear testimony from fourth grade survivor

The House Oversight and Reform Committee will hear testimony on Wednesday from a fourth grader who survived a mass shooting just two weeks ago at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, where 19 c… → Read More

Lawmakers hold moment of silence on House floor to honor Uvalde victims

Lawmakers held a moment of silence on the House floor on Tuesday to commemorate the individuals who died in last month’s shooting in Uvalde, Texas. Nineteen students and two adults were fatally sho… → Read More

Democrat on Jan. 6 hearing: ‘We’re going to see how much Trump was involved’

Rep. Steve Cohen (D-Tenn.) on Tuesday said the House Jan. 6 select committee’s first hearing will show how much former President Trump was involved with the events that led to the Capitol rio… → Read More

Enes Kanter Freedom to appear at Republican Study Committee lunch

Former NBA player Enes Kanter Freedom will speak to the conservative Republican Study Committee this week about his activism regarding China and the Uyghur genocide. The former Boston Celtics cente… → Read More

Raskin: Jan. 6 panel found evidence of ‘concerted planning and premeditated activity’

The House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol has found evidence of “concerted planning and premeditated activity,” Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) said on Tuesday, ahe… → Read More

Raskin says Jan. 6 panel has found more on Trump than ‘incitement’

Rep. Jamie Raskin (D-Md.) on Monday said the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the Capitol has found evidence on former President Trump that supports “a lot more than… → Read More

This week: First Jan. 6 hearing, House to move on gun legislation

Attention will be focused on the House this week as the select committee investigating the Jan. 6, 2021 attack on the Capitol holds its first public hearing on Thursday. The primetime hearing will … → Read More

NRA contributions underscore grip in GOP

The National Rifle Association (NRA) has funneled millions of dollars to Republican senators over the past decade and beyond, contributions that shadow the debate over new gun restrictions followin… → Read More

NY Republican won’t run for second term after backing gun control

Rep. Chris Jacobs (R-N.Y.) on Friday announced he will not run for a second term in the House, one week after breaking from his party and announcing his support for an assault weapons ban. “Today I… → Read More

Uvalde and Buffalo families, survivor to testify before House Oversight panel

Family members of victims of the Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo, N.Y., mass shootings — as well as a survivor of one of the massacres — are set to testify before the House Oversight and Reform Committe… → Read More

Gaetz says he supports voters arming themselves at polls

Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) on Thursday said he supports voters arming themselves when headed to the polls in an effort to protect against intimidation. “I sort of like [Kentucky Republican Rep. Thoma… → Read More

Pelosi says House will vote on gun package next week

Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Thursday announced the House will vote on a sweeping gun package next week, less than a month after two mass shootings that killed more than 30 people in Buffalo,… → Read More

Gohmert fires back at Democrats on gun debate: ‘You think we don’t have hearts?’

Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) fired back at Democrats during a markup on Thursday, slamming his colleagues across the aisle for their criticism of Republicans during the ongoing gun legislation deba… → Read More

Nadler seeks to preempt GOP arguments on gun reform

House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) sought to preempt Republican arguments against new firearm legislation on Thursday, countering claims that video games or a lack of mental he… → Read More

NYC council member enters crowded 10th District House primary

New York City Council member Carlina Rivera has joined the crowded field of Democrats vying to represent New York’s 10th Congressional District, a seat left open by the state’s new cont… → Read More