In its first outlining of "meaningful action" geared toward preventing future mass shootings, the White House this afternoon said President Obama "strongly" supported the renewal of the assault weapons ban, and would also seek to improve gun control by "reexamining gun laws."
"Friday changed everything," proclaimed MSNBC's Joe Scarborough at the onset of a ten-minute monologue he delivered during this morning's Morning Joe — and that change began at home for the former congressman.
Thank God the Senate was finally able to kill those jobs so quickly! Now the nation's top senators can return to the usual business of using their elevated positions to funnel money and prestige to institutions in their home states.
Sens. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) are asking the Drug Enforcement Administration and the Department of Justice to "do something" about Silk Road, the go-to website for illegal drug-takers who appreciate convenience. They don't like the site's user interface.
West Virginia Senator-elect Joe Manchin, the only Democratic candidate this year to literally shoot a Democratic bill with a gun for a campaign ad, is receiving Republican offers to switch sides now. Don't you want to play for winners, Joe?
A lady fainted during Bill Clinton's remarks at a rally for trigger-happy West Virginia Senate candidate Joe Manchin today. Clinton very modestly said that he's too old now to make gals swoon, but c'mon: he'll privately take credit. Video below.
West Virginia's Democratic governor Joe Manchin is extremely popular in his state but is still trailing the Republican in his Senate race, because it's 2010. What to do? Maybe go into the woods and shoot climate-change bills, with a rifle?