Decades old gun control debate reshaped by new advocacy groups

The gun control movement has made significant gains in recent years, but the NRA remains king of the hill

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"… Illegal Guns, a group founded in 2006 by Bloomberg and former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. In April, Everytown became an umbrella organization for the two other gro …"

Gun groups hire new lobbyists to storm Capitol Hill

By Dave Levinthal

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

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"… llegal Guns, led by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. Among the issues on which Mayors Against Illegal Guns Action Fund is reg …"

Director of Mayors Against Illegal Guns: 'Money is not all that matters'

By Michael Beckel

Mayors Against Illegal Guns sees 'intensity' on its side as its pitted against the National Rifle Association.

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"… launched in 2007 by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. "Money is not all that matters," Glaze, who is also a principal at …"

Donor profile: Michael Bloomberg

By Alexandra Duszak

Quick stats on the biggest financial backers of Election 2012.

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"… social welfare” nonprofit he co-founded and co-chairs with Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. Bloomberg’s vast wealth has created a challenge to the politically pow …"

Badly flawed background check system fails to contain firearms sales

By Rick Schmitt

Background check system is plagued by a host of data problems, loopholes and disputes over just who should be barred.

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"… ral background checks are rooted in the assassination attempt on President Ronald Reagan in March 1981 by John Hinckley Jr.; the system was authorized in 1993 in a …"

Not just Alaska: Boston reporter stopped by police after questioning candidate

By Aaron Mehta

Word spread quickly Saturday that an Alaska journalist was detained by private security guards at a town hall event for Republican Joe Mille

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"… ticians such as former Govs. Bill Weld and Paul Cellucci, and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino.“None of them ever really seemed to mind. I generally got a quote or two …"

White House overnight guests listed

By The Center for Public Integrity

WASHINGTON, September 22, 2000 — A list released by the White House shows that 404 guests stayed overnight at the White House and Camp David

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"… nor McGovernGeorge McGovernGovernor Ned McWherterMendel Mendel-ShakedMayor Thomas MeninoJudi PattonGovernor Paul PattonEllen PenaFrederico PenaMary PrinceRoberto R …"

When the Democrats wined and dined, here's who paid the piper

By Josey Ballenger

WASHINGTON, September 14, 2000 — Anyone who thought the Democratic National Convention was only about presidential nominee Al Gore must have

Excerpts from this story referencing "Thomas Menino":

"… Denver Mayor Wellington Webb, New Orleans Mayor Marc Morial, Boston Mayor Thomas Menino and Minneapolis Mayor Sharon Sayles, August 15, 10 a.m. -12:30p.m.Sponsor: …"

Super Bowl ad cost Mayors Against Illegal Guns $100,000

By Michael Beckel

Michael Bloomberg's Mayors Against Illegal Guns drops $100K on ad during NFL's biggest game of the year, new records show.

It's their party: DNC demands boost cost of convention, paid for by special interests

By Meredith O'Brien

WASHINGTON, July 12, 2004 — On the way to running up an estimated $95 million tab for its 2004 presidential nominating convention in Boston,

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"… r for Public Integrity has completed an analysis of the making of the 2004 Democratic National Convention. From examining the Requests for Proposal (RFP) issued by the Democratic N …"

"… d money go? An analysis of the 2000 Los Angeles convention spending by the Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC), an arm of the DNC, found that a large chunk of party mon …"