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These maps and charts show how common gun violence is in America

Gun deaths in America are even more common than you might realize.

Wayne LaPierre, CEO of the National Rifle Association.

See how the NRA and other gun rights groups have spent money on political campaigns in recent years

Since 2010, the NRA has spent more than $148 million on federal elections ― about $91 million of which was spent trying to defeat candidates.

Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., departs as the Senate breaks for the Memorial Day recess, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, May 26, 2022.

Senators grasp for a bipartisan gun deal, facing long odds

After the deadliest school shooting in a decade, a small group of Republican and Democratic senators have begun an urgent and uphill effort to strike a compromise on new gun laws.

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) looked on as Texas Governor Greg Abbott spoke during a press conference at Uvalde High School on May 25, 2022 in Uvalde, Texas.

From unlocked doors to social media surveillance, Republican ideas on shootings raise eyebrows

Most Republican lawmakers say there’s one line they won’t cross: adding any significant hurdles to access weapons in a nation that has more guns than people.

People gathered at a memorial for the shooting victims outside of Tops market in Buffalo, New York, on May 20.

Republicans block domestic terrorism bill after shootings in Buffalo, Uvalde

Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked action on a bill aimed at strengthening the federal government’s efforts to combat domestic terrorism, rejecting a measure put forward by Democrats after a racist massacre in which a gunman motivated by white supremacist ideology killed 10 Black people in a Buffalo, New York, supermarket.

President Biden spoke about the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, from the White House, in Washington, on Tuesday.

Biden to console families in Uvalde, press for action

The White House said the Bidens would “grieve with the community that lost 21 lives in the horrific” shooting at Robb Elementary School.

Former president Donald Trump.

Trump loses appeal, must testify in New York civil probe

A four-judge panel in the appellate division of the state’s trial court upheld a February ruling enforcing subpoenas for Donald Trump and his two eldest children to give deposition testimony in Attorney General Letitia James’ probe.

Newly disclosed documents on classified directives describe when the president may activate wartime powers for national security emergencies. Public knowledge of what was put into those emergency powers has been limited until now.

Secret emergency orders may include focus on Internet, files show

Several of the files show that the George W. Bush-era effort partly focused on a law that permits the president to take over or shut down communications networks in wartime.