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Sen. Edward Markey, D-Mass., holds up a small four-bladed remote controlled helicopter during a hearing about the future of unmanned aviation in the Russell Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill on Jan. 15, 2014 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Dem Senator’s Gun Control Bill Requires All New Guns To Be Personalized

U.S. Sen. Edward Markey has unveiled a gun control bill he says will help reduce firearm violence by requiring all new guns to be personalized so they can be fired only by their owners or other authorized users.

02/20/2014

Bombings, Shutdowns And A New Pope: Top News Stories Of 2013

From the rise of a rock-star pope, to the unfathomable bombing that rocked a marathon, we lived and breathed events that would forever alter the course of history. Here at CBS Local, here’s a list […]

12/11/2013

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., speaks to members of the media after a Democratic Policy Luncheon on June 11, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Reid: We Won’t Let ‘Forces Of Extreme Minority Water Down’ Gun Control Bill

President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden met Thursday with relatives of the victims of the Connecticut school shooting, who were visiting Washington on the eve of the six-month anniversary of the tragedy to push anew for gun control.

06/14/2013

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Md. AG Says Gun-Control Bill Constitutional

Maryland’s comprehensive gun-control measure is constitutional, Attorney General Doug Gansler wrote in a 25-page legal review made public on Wednesday.

05/08/2013

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speaks to members of the media after a vote on the Senate floor on April 17, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Manchin Can No Longer Rely On Backing Of NRA

He famously fired a gun in a TV ad while boasting of an endorsement from the National Rifle Association, but U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin can no longer rely on the backing of that powerful lobby.

04/22/2013

Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., right, and Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., speak to the press about background checks for gun purchases, in the U.S. Capitol building on April 10, 2013 in Washington D.C. (credit: Allison Shelley/Getty Images)

Manchin: ‘We Need More’ Votes To Pass Gun Background Check Measure

The fate of a bipartisan Senate effort to subject more firearms buyers to background checks remains uncertain as seven Republicans amenable to a gun control debate are still likely to resist such an expansion.

04/15/2013

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