Sen. Chuck Grassley

File photo of Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. (credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

Grassley: ‘We Should Be Skeptical About Giving The Justice Department More Laws To Enforce’

Recent mass shootings like the massacre of first-graders and staffers at a Connecticut elementary school and the increasing deadliness of assault weapons make a ban on those firearms more urgent than ever, the Senate author of a proposal to prohibit them said Wednesday.


A Mexican police officer works next to a pickup with the body of a policewoman, in the Mozimba neigborhood of Acapulco, Guerrero state, Mexico on Aug. 17, 2012. (credit: Pedro PARDO/AFP/Getty Images)

CBS News: ‘Fast and Furious’ Gun Found At Site Where Mexican Beauty Queen Killed

A gun found at the scene of a shootout between a Mexican drug cartel and soldiers where a beauty queen died was part of the botched “Fast and Furious” operation, CBS News reports.


File photo of Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

PETA ‘Taking Bets’ On Website When Sen. Grassley Will Die

The People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals is taking bets on its website on when Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, will die after he criticized the Department of Agriculture promoting “Meatless Mondays” for its cafeteria.


Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, questions a witness during a Senate Judiciary Committee's Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights Subcommittee, hearing on the AT&T/T-Mobile merger, on May 11, 2011 in the Dirksen Senate Office Building on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

Republican Senator Calls Obama ‘Stupid’ On Twitter

A war of words has broken out on Twitter between a Republican senator and a top political strategist for the president.