Dec 26, 2012 12:08PM ET
The Meet the Press host is actually under investigation for showing a 30-round magazine to the NRA's Wayne LaPierre this weekend, and the prospect of Gregory going to prison is actually making a lot of conservatives very happy.
Dec 26, 2012 11:48AM ET
The suddenly embattled former Nebraska senator's foes have planted enough doubt to make the confirmation process tenuous, maybe even impossible. It's "fair" to say Obama is now looking at other candidates, National Journal reports. Which ones?
Dec 26, 2012 11:08AM ET
Both The Washington Post and The New York Times have front-page stories today about competing factions within the movement — gun-toting infights and all — and how they will fight to control its mission looking forward to 2014.
Dec 26, 2012 10:11AM ET
A newspaper plotted everything on Google Maps, and the reaction over Christmas was swift and national, as the local story was swept up by the already powerful voice of gun owners on social media. Here were their main complaints about getting outed.
Dec 26, 2012 5:59AM ET
After a nice long holiday weekend, President Obama and members of Congress suddenly remembered that they never took care of that fiscal cliff thing that happens in just six days.
Dec 24, 2012 5:27PM ET
It's unclear how William Spengler, a convicted felon, got the gun he used to shoot at firefighters he'd lured to the scene of a blaze. But data suggests that an NRA-supported loophole makes it pretty easy.
Dec 23, 2012 10:02PM ET
This holiday season is not awesome for Idaho Senator Mike Crapo, a Republican member of the "Gang of Eight" and a Mormon bishop, after police caught him driving drunk in Virginia.
Dec 23, 2012 2:03PM ET
National Rifle Association CEO Wayne LaPierre made his first public comments since his Friday press conference that wasn't well received. Despite David Gregory's best efforts, he didn't back down from a single point.
Dec 23, 2012 10:06AM ET
If you thought the tale of how Mitt Romney lost the general election was already told, you would be wrong. Because there is so much left to tell, like how Mitt never wanted to be President anyway.
Dec 22, 2012 4:33PM ET
Maybe the traditional conservative media power brokers are starting to falter. Despite support from some of the big names, a White House petition to deport Piers Morgan over his strong stance on gun control in the wake of the Sandy shooting still doesn't have enough signatures.
Dec 22, 2012 10:20AM ET
Acting CIA director Michael Morell is not happy -- not one bit happy -- with how the CIA was ultimately portrayed in Zero Dark Thirty, that new movie getting all the buzz about the hunt for Osama bin Laden.
Dec 21, 2012 5:59PM ET
After the markets had closed and elected Washington had headed home for the holidays, President Obama took to the White House podium early Friday evening and suggested Congress cool off over Christmas.
Dec 21, 2012 4:25PM ET
Many defense-watchers believe President Obama will sign the final version of the fiscal 2013 defense bill, despite the White House's earlier veto threat of the legislation over some of the more controversial provisions
Dec 21, 2012 2:10PM ET
The latest storm centers on the would-be Secretary of Defense's comments about would-be ambassador James Hormel 15 years ago — criticism substantive enough that Hagel is now walking it back.
Dec 21, 2012 1:41PM ET
Almost line-by-line, what the NRA chief said at his press conference Friday was posted all over Facebook by anonymous gun lovers since the Newtown shootings. Just look how closely they match up.
Dec 21, 2012 12:49PM ET
Perhaps the most talked-about moment from the NRA's already eventful press conference came when Wayne LaPierre called out the "corrupting shadow industry" of video games — then cited 10 year old titles like they were good evidence.
Dec 21, 2012 11:39AM ET
The National Rifle Association broke its post-Newtown massacre silence Friday with a riveting, unflinching press conference in which the NRA Executive Vice President outlined a program to place "armed police officers in every single school in the nation."
Dec 21, 2012 11:10AM ET
House Republicans embarrassed "poor, orange man" John Boehner and rejected his backup plan, leaving the negotiations with a complex future. Here's how Obama and the Speaker might move next, if Boehner's even still the Speaker.
Dec 21, 2012 10:26AM ET
President Obama nominated Senator John Kerry to replace Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State today.
Dec 21, 2012 9:22AM ET
The "We the People" section of the administration web site has been flooded with 32 separate petitions since the Newtown shootings, and early Friday the president released a video response as another vehicle for pushing new legislation.
Dec 21, 2012 9:15AM ET
MSNBC host Joe Scarborough yelled at Rep. Tim Huelskamp Friday morning after the Kansas Republican said people who called for gun control after the Newtown school shooting had "politicized" the tragedy.
Dec 20, 2012 10:46PM ET
The rumors were true. Mark Sanford -- the former South Carolina Governor who likes hiking and adultering -- is going to make a run for the soon-to-be-vacated House seat in his former state.
Dec 20, 2012 8:43PM ET
After an hour delay so Speaker of the House John Boehner could try and whip up more Republicans votes to get his Plan B vote through Congress, the Speaker's saving grace bill didn't even go to a vote. And Boehner, like Elvis, left the building.
Dec 20, 2012 5:55PM ET
The trio of senators who led the months-long wave of criticism against U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice are suddenly focusing their attention on Obama's potential pick for Secretary of Defense.
Dec 20, 2012 5:40PM ET
ABC News's senior White house correspondent is leaving the network to become an anchor at CNN, and we play the guessing game for which slot he'll fill in new CNN boss Jeff Zucker's lineup.
Dec 20, 2012 4:15PM ET
Frank wouldn't confirm or deny whether he would accept a short-term appointment to replace Sen. John Kerry, should Kerry be appointed Secretary of State, and before other candidates line up for a special election next spring.
Dec 20, 2012 2:57PM ET
In the (likely) event Kerry is picked to head Foggy Bottom, Massachusetts would hold a special election late next spring or early summer. We dissect the contenders — and their odds.
Dec 20, 2012 2:23PM ET
There was one piece of legislation introduced on the Senate floor yesterday in response to the Newtown shootings. It came ahead of any of the legislation from Sen. Dianne Feinstein or Vice President Biden's new commission. It was about video games. Why?
Dec 20, 2012 1:36PM ET
The most noxious, wrongheaded, misleading, silly, and downright awful pieces of punditry to somehow end up in print or online this year.
Dec 20, 2012 12:53PM ET
After Newtown, public figures have called not just for more gun control but to find a way to stop glamorizing violence. But some of the most prominent, most serious public figures in America — national politicians — have been glamorizing guns for decades.