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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.


Vice President Joe Biden comfort family members of Newtown school shooting victims while President Barack Obama speaks on gun control at the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 17, 2013. (credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden: Gun Control ‘Fight Is Far From Over’

Six months after the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, some of the victims’ families are heading to Capitol Hill to remind lawmakers they are painfully waiting for action, while some of the president’s allies are asking him to do more without any new prospects of legislation to toughen gun laws.


Vice President Joe Biden speaks during the funeral of Sen. Frank Lautenberg on June 5, 2013. (credit: CBS New York)

Biden: Easier To Eulogize Lautenberg Than Strom Thurmond

Tenacity marked U.S. Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s journey from a childhood so poor his family couldn’t afford his bar mitzvah to his life as a multimillionaire businessman who served for decades in the Senate, relatives and dignitaries said Wednesday at his funeral at a New York City synagogue.


Vice President Joe Biden speaks during an event highlighting Joining Forces hiring initiative for military veterans and spouses in civilian jobs in the East Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., on April 30, 2013. (credit: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden To 7-Year-Old: Country Would Be Safer ‘If We Had Guns That Shot Chocolate’

A Wisconsin boy wrote Vice President Joe Biden with an unusual suggestion for making the nation safer: Create guns that shoot chocolate bullets.


Vice President Joe Biden arrives at the Inauguration Mass for Pope Francis in St Peter's Square on March 19, 2013 in Vatican City, Vatican. (credit: Dan Kitwood/Getty Images)

Biden Wouldn’t Kiss Pope’s Ring

Joe Biden doesn’t kiss up to anyone — whether a queen or a pope.


Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the ceremonial swearing in of Chuck Hagel, the 24th Secretary of Defense, on March 14, 2013 during ceremonies at the Pentagon. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Biden To Narrate White House-Produced ‘Being Biden’

The White House is launching an audio series to give Americans the sense they’re behind the scenes with Vice President Joe Biden.


Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at the U.S. Embassy in Abu Dhabi on March 5, 2013. (credit: JACQUELYN MARTIN/AFP/Getty Images)

Kerry: ‘The Clock Is Ticking’ On Iran

The White House is continuing its tough talk toward Iran.


White House Press Secretary Jay Carney conducts the daily news briefing in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House on Jan. 8, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

White House: ‘You Would Be Better Off With A Shotgun’

The White House is defending Vice President Joe Biden’s comment that people should buy shotguns for protection.


File photo of a Secret Service dog. (credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Secret Service Dog Falls to Death While Doing Security Sweep for Biden

A Secret Service dog fell to its death off a New Orleans parking garage while conducting a security sweep for Vice President Biden.


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Wal-Mart Will Join Gun Control Talks At White House

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will join talks at the White House on Thursday about gun control and safety.