Biden takes actions aimed at curbing gun violence ‘epidemic’

The president’s moves came in the wake of two mass shootings — one on March 16 in Atlanta, where eight people were killed, and the other on March 22 in Colorado, where 10 lives were lost.

House clears two gun safety bills, but Senate may be roadblock

The House sent two bills to the Senate Thursday that would implement universal background checks and close the loophole linked to the 2015 mass shooting in Charleston, South Carolina.  “Gun violence is devastating our communities. Every day, 30 people are…

Democrats want total ban on members carrying guns in the U.S. Capitol

In the wake of the Jan. 6 assault on the United States Capitol and some members of Congress carrying firearms near the House floor, Democratic lawmakers are proposing a ban on guns in Congress.  “I’ve been pushing for years to…

Lawmakers launch new effort at tightening background checks on gun sales

Amidst a surge in firearms sales, lawmakers in the Senate and House have introduced legislation expanding background checks for all gun purchases. “Background checks are simple, easy, and they save lives. That’s why more than 90 percent of Americans support…

Van Hollen blasts McConnell over Senate inaction on gun bill

WASHINGTON – Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Maryland, lambasted Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Wednesday for inaction on gun control legislation, saying it would be “grossly irresponsible” for the Kentucky Republican to not bring up legislation for a Senate vote. “It’s…

Hoyer calls April Fools on Trump’s health care reform plan

WASHINGTON — House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer expressed his doubts Tuesday that a new Republican healthcare bill will come any time before the 2020 election cycle, despite Trump administration claims that a plan is coming. The House is scheduled to…

After Jacksonville shootings, gamers think about danger in the real world

WASHINGTON — The August shooting at a Madden 19 tournament in Jacksonville that left two people dead and nine wounded continued to linger in gamers’ minds as they traveled to Washington to compete in the Red Bull Conquest Finals this…

Battle for Maryland’s only open House seat puts focus on Trump policies

GAITHERSBURG, Maryland – President Donald Trump wasn’t in attendance during a Tuesday debate in Maryland’s 6th Congressional District, but his controversial comments and policies came up several times during the night.   That was not much of a surprise in…

The Washington Bullpen, Episode 9

In episode 9 of “The Washington Bullpen,” CNS reporters Jarod Golub and Julia Karron discuss the March For Our Lives, Stormy Daniels’ appearance on “60 Minutes” and Mark Zuckerberg’s potential appearance at congressional hearings due to the Cambridge Analytica data…

Governor Larry Hogan commits $175 million to increase school safety

Following the tragic shooting in Parkland, Florida, Governor Larry Hogan says he wants to make sure that something like that never happens in Maryland.