1. Whether gun control passes depends on who versus what  Washington Examiner
  2. Trump nears decision on background checks | TheHill  The Hill
  3. Sen. Pat Toomey details efforts on bipartisan gun control  Fox News
  4. Democrats pressure Republicans by advancing gun control bills  Reuters
  5. On guns, Democrats know they have a winning issue  The Washington Post
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President Trump is close to a decision on potential gun legislation, according to a group of senators involved in negotiations on background checks.President Trump is close to a decision on potential gun legislation, according to a group of senators involved in negotiations on background checks.

Trump nears decision on background checks | TheHill

President Trump is close to a decision on potential gun legislation, according to a group of senators involved in negotiations on background checks.President Trump is close to a decision on potential gun legislation, according to a group of senators involved in negotiations on background checks.

Trump nears decision on background checks | TheHill

McConnell dismissed Democratic demands for a vote on the House-passed bill because he doubts it would pass and become law.He said he's waiting on the White House for next steps

McConnell: Democrat 'Theatrics' Won't Bring Gun Vote | Time

“Today, on #September11, may the memory of the nearly 3,000 victims who lost their lives on this day in 2001 serve as a lasting reminder of what’s at stake in the fight against terrorism. May we steel our resolve to continue the hard, necessary work of defending our homeland.”

Leader McConnell on Twitter: "Today, on #September11, may the memory of the nearly 3,000 victims who lost their lives on this day in 2001 serve as a lasting reminder of what’s at stake in the fight against terrorism. May we steel our resolve to continue the hard, necessary work of defending our homeland."

“The People’s House has passed: 📜Paycheck Fairness Act to guarantee equal pay for equal work. 📜Raise the Wage Act to raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour. Maybe @Senatemajldr can finally pass our bills to raise people’s wages?”

Rep. Ilhan Omar on Twitter: "The People’s House has passed: 📜Paycheck Fairness Act to guarantee equal pay for equal work. 📜Raise the Wage Act to raise the federal minimum wage to $15/hour. Maybe @Senatemajldr can finally pass our bills to raise people’s wages?"

“Check the polls. No matter if you’re a Republican, Democrat, or Independent, Americans want gun violence prevention legislation. Click here to tell Mitch McConnell to do his job and bring the #KeepAmericansSafe Act to a vote in the Senate: https://t.co/IhrKHU3vIU”

Senator Bob Menendez on Twitter: "Check the polls. No matter if you’re a Republican, Democrat, or Independent, Americans want gun violence prevention legislation. Click here to tell Mitch McConnell to do his job and bring the #KeepAmericansSafe Act to a vote in the Senate: https://t.co/IhrKHU3vIU… https://t.co/qdlYNBIqAu"

“After another summer marked by gun violence, Americans have had enough of @SenateMajLdr McConnell’s waiting game. It’s time for him to finally allow a life-saving vote on House-passed legislation to expand background checks. #EndGunViolence”

Nancy Pelosi on Twitter: "After another summer marked by gun violence, Americans have had enough of @SenateMajLdr McConnell’s waiting game. It’s time for him to finally allow a life-saving vote on House-passed legislation to expand background checks. #EndGunViolence… https://t.co/3Oq2tBvCED"

They say the military money diverted from their states will be replenished.They say the military money diverted from their states will be replenished.

Republicans support Trump's wall even after he grabs military funds from their states - POLITICO

Doctors, gun victims and mayors are blanketing the Capitol after a summer of deadly mass shootingsDoctors, gun victims and mayors are blanketing the Capitol after a summer of deadly mass shootings

Republicans signal openness to new gun control measures - CBS News

The House Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday to advance a series of gun-control bills during a contentious mark up session held after a spate of mass shootings claimed 53 lives in August.The Democratically controlled committee voted to advance three bills to the floor that would ban magazines that holdThe House Judiciary Committee voted Tuesday to advance a series of gun-control bills during a contentious mark up session held after a spate of mass shootings claimed 53 lives in August.The Democratically controlled committee voted to advance three bills to the floor that would ban magazines that hold

House Judiciary Committee Advances Bill that would Ban High-Capacity Magazines

The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesday he was not sure whether President Donald Trump would be able to come to any agreement with lawmakers on new gun control legislation.The second-ranking Republican in the U.S. House of Representatives said on Tuesd...

No. 2 U.S. House Republican unsure if Trump, lawmakers can reach agreement on gun bill - Reuters

Polling shows the party’s voters back ambitious proposals from 2020 presidential candidates. But members of Congress are more cautious.Polling shows the party’s voters back ambitious proposals from 2020 presidential candidates. But members of Congress are more cautious.

Democratic Voters Are Ready To Go Big On Gun Control | HuffPost Canada

The home for the best of American conservative opinion. Curated commentary and analysis on news, politics, public policy, and culture.Congress returns this week from its extended recess facing three different but equally massive tasks: It must fund the government by the end of the month; consider substantive legislation on a host of pressing issues, such as gun control and trade; and hold oversight (and maybe even impeachment) hearings on the lengthy menu of recklessness […]

How Mitch McConnell Made Himself King of the Senate - The Bulwark

The home for the best of American conservative opinion. Curated commentary and analysis on news, politics, public policy, and culture.Congress returns this week from its extended recess facing three different but equally massive tasks: It must fund the government by the end of the month; consider substantive legislation on a host of pressing issues, such as gun control and trade; and hold oversight (and maybe even impeachment) hearings on the lengthy menu of recklessness […]

How Mitch McConnell Made Himself King of the Senate - The Bulwark

For most Democrats, beating Mitch McConnell in 2020 has become almost as important as defeating Donald Trump. When you look at the majority leader’s approval ratings in his home state, it actually seems possible. According to Morning Consult, his net approval rating is under water at -14 percent. Bu

Here’s how Kentucky Democrats can bring down Mitch McConnell – Alternet.org

Sen. Mitch McConnell that he had met with a White House official who had confirmed that they are preparing a proposal to tackle the issue of gun violence.Sen. Mitch McConnell that he had met with a White House official who had confirmed that they are preparing a proposal to tackle the issue of gun violence.

McConnell Says White House Is Preparing Proposal to Address ‘Horrendous’ Shootings

"What courage does it take to support legislation that will save lives?" Pelosi asked of McConnell"What courage does it take to support legislation that will save lives?" Pelosi asked of McConnell

With tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton, and Odessa all happening in August, Congress is returning to session with renewed calls for action on guns. Of course, this isn't the first time Congress has tried to take action after mass shootings.With tragic mass shootings in El Paso, Dayton, and Odessa all happening in August, Congress is returning to session with renewed calls for action on guns. Of course, this isn't the first time Congress has tried to take action after mass shootings.

Whether gun control passes depends on who versus what

The House Judiciary Committee voted on Tuesday to approve gun violence prevention legislation as Congress faces pressure to take action in the wake of recent mass shootings.The House Judiciary Committee voted on Tuesday to approve gun violence prevention legislation as Congress faces pressure to take action in the wake of recent mass shootings. The Democratic-controlled committee approved several bills, including a measure to ban high-capacity magazines and a "red flag" bill during a markup where the committee convened to debate and vote on a series of gun control measures. The bill would still need to be voted on by the full House to advance and the GOP controlled Senate has not said what if any gun control legislation it would take up.

House Judiciary Committee Approves Red Flag Bill, High Capacity Magazine Ban | KTLA