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President Obama: The NRA and it’s Allies Willfully Lied

President Obama: The NRA and it’s Allies Willfully Lied

President Obama:  The NRA and it’s Allies Willfully Lied – Full Text of the Presidents speech following failure of Gun Control Measures in the United States Senate THE PRESIDENT:  A few months ago, in response to too many tragedies — including the shootings of a United States Congresswoman, Gabby Giffords, who’s here today, and the murder of 20 innocent schoolchildren and their teachers –- this country took up the cause […]

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Mr. President, a Few Questions, if I May

By Joe Keck Mr. President, you delivered a speech to The University of Connecticut on gun violence a couple of days ago, and as per that speech, I have some questions I’d like to ask you. For one thing, Mr. President, considering you used the term, “common sense” six times in the course of your address, I ‘d like to ask you exactly what you think ‘common sense’ means? Here […]

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Mark Kelly Denied AR-15 Rifle Purchase

A Tucson gun store owner has decided to rescind the sale of a military-style rifle to Mark Kelly, the husband of former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, after Kelly said he had intended the purchase to make a political point about how easy it is to obtain the kind of firearms he’s lobbying Congress to ban. Kelly’s March 5 purchase of an AR-15-style rifle and a 45.-caliber handgun at Diamondback Police […]

Gabby Giffords Fighting against the Ideological Fringe, I mean Gun Owners

Gabby Giffords Fighting against the Ideological Fringe, I mean Gun Owners

In an Op-ed appearing in USA Today, former congresswoman Gabby Giffords and husband Mike Kelly, call gun owners and constitutional adherents an ideological fringe.  The emphasis on a national conversation should be directed at mental health, our drug society and possibly violence in Hollywood as not one of these mass murderers where members of the Gun Lobby. Giffords and others might want to consider banning blunt objects  (like hammers) as […]

Democrats Hold on to Gabby Giffords Seat – #AZ08

Democrats Hold on to Gabby Giffords Seat – #AZ08

Democrat Ron Barber, a former aide to Gabrielle Giffords who was injured in the shooting that nearly took the ex-Arizona congresswoman’s life, won the special election to replace her on Tuesday. With 66 percent of precincts reporting, Barber led Republican Jesse Kelly 53 percent to 45 percent. The AP has called the race for Barber. via Former Giffords aide Ron Barber wins special election for her seat Related: Arizona Election […]

Arizona Election results – 8th Congressional District – June 12, 2012

Arizona Election results – 8th Congressional District – June 12, 2012

Arizona Election results Eighth Congressional District 352 of 352 Precincts Reporting Percent Votes KELLY, JESSE (REP) 45.37% 88,569 BARBER, RON (DEM) 52.02% 101,559 MANOLAKIS, CHARLIE (GRN) 2.30% 4,482 WRITE-IN 0.31% 602 195,212 via AZ – Election Results. via Welcome to StarNet – Tucson, Arizona. Related articles Arizona 8th District Special Election – Kelly (D) vs. Barber (R) – June 12, 2012 – Politisite Political Projections (politisite.com) Arizona Secretary of State […]

Arizona 8th District Special Election – Kelly (D) vs. Barber (R) – June 12, 2012 – Politisite Political Projections

Arizona 8th District Special Election – Kelly (D) vs. Barber (R) – June 12, 2012 – Politisite Political Projections

Politisite provides projections based on a Momentum modality similar to that used in projecting stock prices. Our modality projects what the election results will look like on election day. Politisite does NOT endorse any candidate during the primary process. Further, we do not receive funding from any political campaign. Having said that, here are our projections for the Arizona Special Election 8th congressional district for June12, 2012 Barber (D)  – […]

Giffords Aide Ron Barber to Run for Her Seat

Giffords Aide Ron Barber to Run for Her Seat

Ron Barber, a top aide to former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D., Ariz.) who was wounded at the same event where the congresswoman was shot a year ago, announced Thursday he’s running to take her place. President Obama greeted Representative Gabrielle Giffords before his State of the Union address Tuesday evening. Ms. Giffords resigned last month after a year of recuperating from being shot in the head during a constituent event. […]

To know what the president plans to say tonight, take a look at the guest list

To know what the president plans to say tonight, take a look at the guest list

Politisite will release the State of The Union text as soon as we receive it from the White House: All we need to know to know that tax reform will be a prominent part of the president’s speech tonight is that Warren Buffett’s secretary, Debbie Bosanek, will be in a box with the First Lady. Bosanek says she couldn’t sleep last night because she’s so excited — even though she […]

Gabrielle Giffords to Resign from Congress This Week

Gabrielle Giffords to Resign from Congress This Week

Rep. Gabrielle Giffords announced today that she will resign from Congress, telling supporters in a video, “I have more work to do on my recovery.” The three-term Arizona Democrat, who was shot during a constituent event in Tucson last January, said: “Arizona is my home, always will be. A lot has happened over the past year. We cannot change that. But I know on the issues we fought for we […]