Homeland Security Dept. Affirms Threat of White Supremacy After Years of Prodding

WASHINGTON — The Department of Homeland Security is beginning to address white supremacist terrorism as a…

Trump Meets With LaPierre to Discuss How N.R.A. Could Support Political Defense

President Trump met on Friday with Wayne LaPierre, the chief executive of the National Rifle Association,…

Lawmakers Court Trump on Gun Safety, With Some Appealing to His Ego

WASHINGTON — In a phone call with President Trump about gun safety legislation last week, Senator…

As Trump Weighs Gun Safety Bills, Barr’s Plan Draws Skepticism

WASHINGTON — As President Trump weighs potential gun safety legislation, his attorney general on Wednesday floated…

Schumer and Pelosi, Talking to Trump on Guns, Try to Sweeten the Deal

WASHINGTON — The top two Democrats in Congress, seeking to ramp up pressure on Republicans to…

The Senate: Still Great at Deliberating, but Less So at Legislating

WASHINGTON — Senator Mitch McConnell says he is awaiting President Trump’s proposal on new gun safety…

Divided Democrats Step Back From Assault Weapons Ban

WASHINGTON — As Democrats make an aggressive push for new gun control legislation, they have made…

After String of Mass Shootings, Democrats Begin New Push for Gun Control

WASHINGTON — House Democrats, seeking to seize the momentum after recent mass shootings and to pressure…

In Texas, a Lone House Democrat Has an ‘A’ Rating From the N.R.A. Can He Survive?

LAREDO, Tex. — In this gun-friendly border city, where Tuesdays are “ladies’ nights” at the shooting…

Trump Honors Police Officers and Civilians in El Paso and Dayton Shootings

WASHINGTON — It took just 20 seconds for police officers in Dayton, Ohio, to begin firing…

Pelosi and Schumer, in Push for Gun Safety Legislation, Urge Trump to Defy N.R.A.

WASHINGTON — The top two Democrats in Congress called on Sunday for President Trump to defy…

Arizona G.O.P. Leader Said Party Would Stop Mark Kelly ‘Dead in His Tracks’

The chairwoman of the Republican Party of Arizona defended an email on Friday in which she…

How Congress Passed an Assault Weapons Ban in 1994

WASHINGTON — President Bill Clinton had just been ambushed by his own party. It was August…

Defying N.R.A., Texas Lieutenant Governor Favors Background Checks on Private Gun Sales

Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick of Texas publicly endorsed expanding the state’s background checks to private gun…

Trump Aides’ Poll Finds Gun Control Politically Problematic for the President

President Trump assured Senator Joe Manchin III, Democrat of West Virginia, on Thursday that he was…