By Tim Mak | 12/03/13 04:12 PM
With the national ban on plastic guns set to expire in a matter of days, the House on Tuesday approved a 10-year extension of the ban while Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., pressed for a new provision that would directly target 3-D printed plastic guns. First passed in 1988, the Undetectable...
By Associated Press | 12/02/13 09:22 AM
Sen. Charles Schumer says an understaffed Buffalo border is to blame for lane closures and backups that result in long wait times that are not only frustrating to drivers but detrimental to the local economy.
By Tim Mak | 11/29/13 08:47 AM
The 25-year-old law banning the manufacture of guns not easily screened by metal detectors will expire Dec. 9, a deadline that holds new urgency for lawmakers concerned about the development of 3-D printing technology and the printing of plastic guns.
By Ashe Schow | 11/24/13 04:53 PM
Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., is "disappointed" with the nuclear deal with Iran reached Saturday. Schumer, in a written statement, said the deal would not pare back Iran's nuclear program, but would reduce U.S. sanctions against the regime. “I am disappointed by the terms of the agreement...
By Sean Lengell | 11/15/13 06:58 PM
Immigration reform advocates on and off Capitol Hill say they won't take House Speaker John Boehner's "no" for an answer and will continue to press Congress to immediately move on legislation that includes a pathway to citizenship for illegal immigrants. U.S. Chamber of Commerce Chief...
By Lisa Ruhl | 11/14/13 01:12 AM
The 20th anniversary of the Brady Bill approaches as congressional leaders and victims of gun violence come together to tell Congress to "finish the job."
By Rebecca Berg | 11/03/13 04:54 PM
When Sen. Chuck Schumer headlined an Iowa Democratic dinner Saturday, he did not travel to the key early-primary state to promote his own presidential ambitions. Instead, Schumer, D-N.Y., had another person in mind: former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, who served with Schumer in the...
By Timothy P. Carney | 10/29/13 09:06 PM
Joe Wilson didn’t know how right he was. When the South Carolina congressman blurted, “You lie!” at President Obama’s health care speech to Congress in September 2009, Wilson could have been summarizing the president’s entire approach to passing and implementing Obamacare. Most...
By Timothy P. Carney | 10/28/13 12:02 PM
The standard narrative surrounding lobbying and campaign contributions is this: Companies' campaign contributions are effectively bribes, and corporate lobbying is how big business shapes the legislative agenda in their favor.
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