Dem wants vote on gun sales

California Rep. Mike Thompson, the chairman of the House Democrats’ gun violence task force, is trying to force House Republican leaders to bring up a bill that would ban gun sales to those on the no-fly list. But Speaker Paul Ryan is already downplaying the possibility of a vote on the issue.

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Poll: Trump, Cruz rise in Iowa

Donald Trump’s support continues to grow among those who say they are likely to participate in February’s Iowa presidential caucuses and Ted Cruz is on the rise while Ben Carson loses ground in the state, a new CNN/ORC Poll finds.

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Bergen: Congress all talk on ISIS

In a rare Oval Office address Sunday, President Barack Obama provided a serious, pragmatic account of the war against ISIS. The President’s speech seemed intended to demonstrate that there are no easy answers in the fight against the terror group and that many of the 2016 Republican candidates claiming otherwise are merely bloviating.

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Bergen: Congress all talk on ISIS

In a rare Oval Office address Sunday, President Barack Obama provided a serious, pragmatic account of the war against ISIS. The President’s speech seemed intended to demonstrate that there are no easy answers in the fight against the terror group and that many of the 2016 Republican candidates claiming otherwise are merely bloviating.

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