Today the filibuster attempt by conservatives on the floor of the U.S. Senate failed. The roll-call on a cloture vote that will permit debate on S.649, commonly titled Safe Communities, Safe Schools Act of 2013, included “Yeas” from the following Republicans (those up for re-election or retirement in 2014 are noted.) Alexander (R-TN)*Re-election in 2014 […]
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West Virginia Democrat Senator Joe Manchin, a member of the NRA, calls for Congress to move toward restricting assault weapons, saying of the Newtown, Connecticut massacre: “It has changed me.”