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Administration Still Fighting For Assault Weapons Ban, Biden Says

The vice president's comments in an interview with NPR come despite signs that such a ban doesn't have enough support, even from members of his own party, to make it through the Democratic-controlled Senate.
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Scientists: 'No Options' To Stop Massive Asteroids On Collision Course

Scientists told a Senate panel that getting caught off-guard by a space rock hurtling toward Earth would lead to devastating consequences.
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Pew Poll: For Many Who've Changed Same-Sex Marriage Views, It's Personal

Having a gay friend or family member has led many Americans to change their stance from opposing to supporting same-sex marriage.
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Looking Back At CPAC 2013 And The Agenda Going Forward

The Conservative Political Action Conference convened March 14-16, to assess the future of the conservative movement and determine how to advance their agenda. Political Junkie Ken Rudin discusses how conservatives will move forward with Al Cardenas, chairman of the American Conservative Union.
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The Value And Risk Of Drawing A Red Line

The term "red line" has been used by the U.S. and other countries to refer to unacceptable actions including Iran's development of nuclear weapons and North Korea, and the use of chemical weapons in Syria. While there is value in having clear-cut parameters for intervention, there is also great risk.
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Maryland Senate Votes To Ban Smoking In Cars With Kids

For the second year in a row, the Maryland Senate has passed a ban on smoking in vehicles with children eight years or younger, and it now moves to the state House.

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