Gun groups hire new lobbyists to storm Capitol Hill

By Dave Levinthal

Pro-gun, anti-gun groups register new government affairs representatives.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Barack Obama":

"… s considering a slate of bills further regulating guns, and President Barack Obama is making firearms control a central piece of his public agenda. The Virg …"

After Sandy Hook shootings, NRA campaign clout still formidable

By Joe Eaton

Will Connecticut shooting change the calculus?

Excerpts from this story referencing "Barack Obama":

"… ely face when the anger and dismay over Sandy Hook recedes.Since President Barack Obama took office, the NRA has spent millions to lobby Congress on gun legislati …"

Romanian weapons modified in the U.S. become scourge of Mexican drug war

By Rick Schmitt and Rick Young

Center story focused on Romanian weapon now targeted by Feinstein legislation

Excerpts from this story referencing "Camron Scott Galloway":

"… ight, FRONTLINE and the Romanian Centre for Investigative Journalism: Camron Scott Galloway, 21, walked into X Caliber Guns in Phoenix, Ariz., on Jan. 30, 2008, and f …"

High-capacity magazine sellers raise millions for NRA

By Peter H. Stone

A Center review uncovers symbiotic ties between high-capacity magazine gun sellers and the NRA, including fund-raising tactics to underwrite

Excerpts from this story referencing "CEO":

"… gun rights group.For good measure, Brenda Potterfield, the wife of Midway CEO Larry Potterfield and a co-owner of the firm, serves as vice president of …"

"… lso boast executives who are board members of the NRA. Ronnie Barrett, the CEO of Tennessee-based Barrett Firearms Manufacturing, which makes a military- …"

History repeat?

By Peter H. Stone

The killing spree by an Arizona man wielding a semiautomatic pistol with a high-capacity magazine raises the prospect of a fresh debate on w