Rockefeller Retires From Senate

West Virginia Senator Jay Rockefeller announced he will not seek re-election on Friday, in the face of a possibly tough Republican challenge for his seat next year. It was time to “bring more balance to my life after a career that has been so obsessively dominated by politics and public policy and campaigns,” Senator Rockefeller, 75, told the Associated Press. […]

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Feinstein To Introduce Assault Weapons Ban

Democratic Senator Diane Feinstein of California announced Sunday she would introduce legislation banning assault weapons next month when the new session of congress convenes. “We’re crafting this one. It’s being done with care. It’ll be ready on the first day,” Senator Feinstein said on Meet the Press. “We’ll be prepared to go, and I hope the nation will really help.”

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