Pelosi: GOP Congress Beholden to NRA, Other Gun Interests"What I don't think you want your government to do is to lurch toward reactions before even having all the facts ... and to grab onto a policy or political cause in such a moment,'' House Speaker Paul Ryan said.
Chicago's Mayor Details Mentoring Plans in Crime SpeechMayor Rahm Emanuel highlighted a new $36 million public-private mentoring partnership that'll help over 7,000 youths over the next three years.
New Missouri Gun Legislation Stirs Up National Attention"Missouri wants to let people carry guns with no training. None," says Daily Show host Trevor Noah. "You realize, even when you play Pokemon, they start you off with training."
Nixon: Doesn't Make Sense Throw Out Recent, Carefully Crafted Gun RegulationsMissouri Gov. Jay Nixon is confident his veto of gun legislation will survive the challenge of September's veto session.
Missouri, Kansas Lawmakers Promote Gun Control BillsSt. Louis area Rep. Stacey Newman traveled to Kansas City for news conference
Sen. Nasheed Plans Legislation to Crack Down on Gun CrimeTougher sentences for gun crimes is the mission of a state senator from north St. Louis as she arrives in Jefferson City for the new session.
Missouri Republicans Push for Gun Bill WinMissouri Republicans are clashing again with Democratic Gov. Jay Nixon on gun legislation.
Kansas City, St. Louis Mayors Oppose GOP Gun BillKansas City Mayor Sly James and St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay called the measure "absurd'' and said it could make it easier for criminals to get guns.
IDOC Says Revised Gun Bill Would Still Be CostlyIllinois prison officials say revised legislation stiffening penalties for gun crimes would still cost hundreds of millions of dollars and add inmates to the crowded correctional system.
Nixon Hears From Voters On Gun LegislationRepublican led legislature passed bills bolstering gun rights.
Missouri House Endorses Sweeping Gun ProposalsIt would expand who can buy and carry weapons, while also declaring federal gun control proposals unenforceable within the state's borders.
Charlie Brennan: Todd Akin, Wanda Brown, Bombing Iran & STL SymphonyCharlie talks with U.S. Cong. Todd Akin about Sen. Danforth's endorsement of Thomas Schweich as GOP candidate for U.S. Senate in Missouri; with Mo. State Rep Wanda Brown about gun legislation; with Financial Adviser Al Goldman about the possiblity of the U.S. bombing Iran and stock market effects; and with Fred Bronstein, Pres. &CEO of the STL Symphony Orchestra, about the Symphoney's performance at Carnegie Hall.