We are in the midst of Lent, the time when Christians recall the 40 days Christ spent in the wilderness and overcame the Devil's temptations. Many people make vows to abstain from certain pleasures or luxuries during this time -- a symbolic way to overcome their own temptations.
The big question confronting lawmakers on Capitol Hill: what to do about guns?
The school shooting in Parkland, Florida has raised the question of whether mass attacks on schools are getting more frequent, and more deadly. If one were only to follow the press coverage of the issue, then the impression would be that schools are more prone to shootings than ever. But the research says that's just not so.
One might think that a powerful, long-time Democratic politician in California would have little problem getting the state party to endorse them for another term in office. As Sen.
As Congress attempts to make up its mind on what, if anything, it should do about gun violence, at least one Democratic congressman has decided what's really needed is a
We've heard it time and time again: the tea party is dead. Usually, the charge comes from those who never agreed with, and tried very hard to demonize the small government movement that rocked the political world.
As the emotional spasm that engulfed the nation in the wake of the Florida school shooting runs its course, attention turns to what Congress might do, and what the President wants them to do.