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Daniel Webster (January 18, 1782 – October 24, 1852) was a leading American statesman and senator from Massachusetts during the period leading up to the Civil War. He first rose to...

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  • Fight guns as a nation

      News Source: CNN | 10 hours ago
    The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author. (CNN) -- Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg plans to spend $50 million of his own money to build a state-by-state grass-roots network focused on stemming the tide of gun
  • Dems target 30 House GOPers

      News Source: Politico | 3 days ago
    House Democrats are rolling out a new strategy to target 30 House Republicans on immigration reform during the two-week congressional recess, marking a last-ditch effort to force GOP action on a legislative overhaul. The new pressure tactic includes
  • Dems target dozens of Republicans in 'last effort' of the year on ...

      News Source: The Hill | 3 days ago
    House Democrats on Tuesday increased their pressure on GOP supporters of immigration reform to fight harder for a bill this year. The Democrats are urging those Republicans who've made a verbal commitment to comprehensive reform "to put their pen
  • ID Check Repeal Prompts Spike In Murders, Study Finds

      News Source: National Public Radio | 1 month ago
    In the years that followed, the Johns Hopkins Center for Gun Policy and Research tracked the results. In the forthcoming issue of Journal of Urban Health , the center will release it's findings: The law's repeal was associated with an additional 55
  • Laws, childproof triggers may cut back on gun violence

      News Source: Arab News | 2 months ago
    Fatal gun violence can be reduced with laws that require background checks before purchasing firearms, as well as childproof trigger technologies that limit firing to the gun's owner, scientists say. Experts are also studying new approaches that
  • Baltimore police identify new enforcement zones

      News Source: Baltimore Sun | 2 months ago
    February 11, 2014 For years, Baltimore police leaders credited steep reductions in shootings to aggressive policing first in three and eventually four large geographic zones with a history of violence. One zone in East Baltimore stretched more than
  • Holy Land sets attendance record for annual free day

      News Source: Orlando Sentinel Online | 2 months ago
    Holy Land is required to offer the one free admission day each year in exchange for a property-tax exemption that saves it about $420,000 annually. The park gained tax-exempt status for religious reasons in 2006, after then-State Sen. Daniel Webster ,
  • Why Congress is held in contempt

      News Source: The Hutchinson News | 3 months ago
    Thus did Obama signal that he will bypass Congress and use his executive powers to advance his agenda of national transformation...For though Congress may be the first branch of government in the Constitution, with the longest list of enumerated


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