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

Excerpts from this story referencing "social media":

"… lyn Bridge -- and putting pressure on corporations and politicians through social media. This type of organization is seen in the movement as a whole. The groups …"

"… rsity political science professor. In the last few years, it has launched social media campaigns aimed at millennials, women and minorities. It recently debuted …"

"… d a show on its website hosted by a young black gun enthusiast and has six social media accounts aimed just at women. Both sides of the debate want to reframe th …"

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 "Thomas Menino":

"… 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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Thomas Menino":

"… 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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Michael Bloomberg":

"… ommunications and antitrust, among others Biography: New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg — a supporter of stronger regulation of firearms — has seen his profil …"

"… ting revenues near $8 billion for 2012, according to the Financial Times. Michael Bloomberg is worth $22 billion, according to Forbes, and gives away hundreds of mill …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives":

"… ture was very aware and careful where it drew the line in the law.” The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives said the agency does not comment on individual applications. Illinois qua …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Center for Public Integrity":

"… t Maggie Mulvihill was recently questioned by police while reporting for a Center for Public Integrity story about lawmakers who publicly criticized the economic stimulus bill t …"

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

Excerpts from this story referencing "Janet Roget":

"… PerkeyLoree PerkeyBelinda PriceElizabeth PriceMatt PricePhil PriceWill RixJanet RogetLinda ScofieldTom SchueckLeslie SingerMary SteenburgenPatsy SuttonEddie Sut …"

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 "American Israel Public Affairs Committee":

"… ewish Community Convention Celebration, August 13, 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Sponsors: American Israel Public Affairs Committee, National Jewish Democratic Council, the Jewish Federation of Greater Los …"

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.

Excerpts from this story referencing "Michael Bloomberg":

"… Washington, D.C., audience. The nonprofit, headed by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Tom Menino, paid $100,000 to run the spot on CBS aff …"

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,

Excerpts from this story referencing "DNC’s RFP":

"… ived the party’s Requests for Proposal detailing the DNC’s desires.The DNC’s RFP for its 2000 presidential convention exceeded 100 pages and listed numerou …"