Gun control advocates plan to clash with members of the National Rifle Association this weekend, as the group holds its annual convention celebrating gun rights in Houston, Texas.
The three-day event is expected to draw up to 70,000 NRA members and political leaders who have championed the Second Amendment--including Sarah Palin, Ted Cruz, Rick Perry, and Bobby Jindal. But outside the convention hall and across the Houston airwaves, it’s an entirely different story. read more
President Obama arrived in Mexico City, Mexico, on Thursday for a 24-hour trip to discuss economic competitiveness, security, and immigration reform with President Enrique Peña Nieto.
In their meeting, both leaders affirmed their commitment to promoting a secure and efficient border. read more
Marriage equality eclipsed the entire northeast on Thursday, as Gov. Lincoln Chafee signed historic legislation extending the right to marry to all Rhode Islanders, regardless of sexual orientation.
The Rhode Island House of Representatives approved the bill Thursday afternoon by a vote of 56 to 15, and Gov. Chafee signed it into law shortly after. The entire Republican caucus in the Rhode Island Senate approved the bill last week—the first time a caucus of either party has been unanimous in its support.