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Senate to Approve “Real” Journalists, Drudge Explodes

Matt Drudge was none too happy about Democrats determining who is and who is not a journalist:

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Rep. Waxman (D-CA) Wants to Ban Individuals From Making Their Own Guns.

From LA’s NBC affiliate:

The mass shooting that left five people dead in Santa Monica is the reason a California congressman wants to make it illegal for people to buy parts on the Internet to build their own weapons.

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Bipartisan Support Gaining For Expanded Background Checks


Manchin, a moderate Democrat, is an NRA member who aired a 2010 campaign ad in which he literally shot a hole through Democratic environmental legislation that he pledged to oppose.

Also involved is Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Okla., another NRA member with a strong conservative record but occasional maverick impulses; No. 3 Senate Democratic leader Charles Schumer of New York, a liberal; and moderate GOP Sen. Mark Kirk of Illinois.

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Amendment That Prohibits Sale of Weapons to Egypt Rejected by Senate

Human Events reports on Rand Paul’s amendment in the Senate. Paul said this when it did not pass:

I think it is a blunder of the first proportion to send sophisticated weapons to a country that allowed a mob to attack our embassy and to burn our flag.


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