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President Barack Obama takes the oath of office as first lady Michelle Obama holds the bible in the Blue Room of the White House January 20, 2013 (credit: Doug Mills-Pool/Getty Images)

President Obama Sworn In For Second Term; Public Inauguration Set For Monday

President Obama will repeat the swearing-in ritual again Monday on the west front of the Capitol before a crowd of hundreds of thousands.

01/20/2013

President Barack Obama speaks on proposals to reduce gun violence as Vice President Joe Biden watches on January 16, 2013. (Photo: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Unveils Gun Violence Measures

The package includes a call on Congress to ban military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazine and it would close loopholes in the gun sale background check system.

01/16/2013

New York State Assembly debate on gun control - Jan. 15, 2013 (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Signs Nation’s Toughest Gun Control Legislation Into Law

The Assembly voted in favor of the bill 104-43. The bill was passed by the Senate 43-18 late Monday. It was immediately was brought to Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who signed it into law.

01/15/2013

Noah Pozner (Family handout)

Family Of Newtown Victim Noah Pozner Proposes Reforms

The family of the youngest victim in the Newtown, Conn. school shooting is recommending laws and suggesting federal funding for school security in a proposal to the White House.

01/14/2013

Vice President Joseph Biden istens as President Barack Obama speaks during an announcement on gun reform at the White House December 19, 2012 in Washington, DC.(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Biden Offers To Speak To Newtown Massacre Victims’ Families

Vice President Joe Biden has offered to talk with any families of the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre who would like to speak with him personally, according to a Newtown, Conn., group.

01/12/2013

VP Joe Biden meets with gun owner groups at the White House to discuss efforts to curb gun violence (Credit:  White House )

School Shooting Rattles Calif. As Biden Meets With NRA, Gun Group From Newtown

Two people were wounded Thursday in a school shooting in the city of Taft, Calif., according to the Kern County Sheriff’s Office.

01/10/2013

Gov. Cuomo Delivers State of State Address Jan 9, 2013 (credit: CBS 2)

Gov. Cuomo Thunders On Gun Control During Passionate State Of The State Address

The governor admitted he’s a gun owner himself and said he doesn’t want to stop hunters and others from owning weapons, but Cuomo tried to shame the Legislature into action with a passionate speech on gun violence.

01/09/2013

FILE - Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and husband astronaut Mark Kelly. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Newtown Shooting, Giffords, Kelly Launch Gun Control Initiative

Former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords and her husband wrote in an op-ed published in USA Today that their Americans for Responsible Solutions initiative would help raise money to support greater gun control efforts.

01/08/2013

National Rifle Association Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre holds a news conference at the Willard Hotel December 21, 2012 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

In Wake Of Sandy Hook Shooting, NRA Calls For Armed Guards In Every School

One week after the mass shootings that killed 26 people at a Connecticut elementary school, the nation’s largest gun-rights lobby said the solution to preventing further attacks like the one in Newtown is not with gun control.

12/21/2012

President Obama, VP Joe Biden discuss gun control policies on Dec. 19, 2012 (Photo credit: MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images)

President Presses For Gun Policy Changes After Sandy Hook Shooting

Obama is asking a team led by Vice President Joe Biden to offer “concrete proposals” to curb gun violence no later than January, in the aftermath of the horrific massacre at a Connecticut elementary school.

12/19/2012

Damage inside the burnt US consulate building in Benghazi (Photo credit: GIANLUIGI GUERCIA/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: If Obama Is Impeached Over Benghazi Scandal

Mounting questions are being asked about Benghazi, which could lead to the Oval Office. If it is found that President Barack Obama lied about not knowing that the attack was a terrorist attack the nation could very likely repeat the events of Nixon’s resignation.

11/23/2012

Vice President Joe Biden greets first responders at Hoboken Terminal (credit: Vice President's Office)

Vice President Biden Tours Devastation Across New Jersey Left Behind By Sandy

Biden is just the latest Obama administration official to visit New Jersey.

11/18/2012

Mitt and Ann Romney cast their ballots (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: On Election Day Romney Keeping His Mind On The Business-At-Hand

Obama plays basketball and Romney campaigns on Election Day

11/06/2012

Joe Biden (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Opinion: Biden in 2016?

Can anyone other than Vice President Joe Biden himself imagine Joe Biden as a presidential candidate after all we’ve learned about him in the past four years while he has sat one heartbeat away from the presidency?

11/06/2012

Sarah Palin (photo by Bill Pugliano/Getty Images)

Opinion: The Name Calling Is Getting Out Of Control

Both political parties – Republicans and Democrats – are known for getting carelessly carried away with name calling when stakes and tensions are high in the political arena. Regardless, there is no excuse for the type of name-calling that has surfaced over the past week.

10/26/2012

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