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Here are the many different things Trump has said about gun control, gun legislation and background checks over the years.
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California has some of the country’s strictest gun laws, but a mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival last month has lawmakers looking across state lines in hopes of creating a stronger buffer zone.
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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' labor plan would give federal workers the right to strike.
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President Trump acknowledged that trade wars may not be so “good” or “easy to win” as he claimed last year when he announced tariffs on steel and aluminum imports.
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The Trump administration's arguments in an upcoming gay rights case don't only threaten the LGBTQ community — the rights of "every person who departs from sex stereotypes" are in peril, says an ACLU lawyer.
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New data obtained by HuffPost underscores more unusual circumstances around the decision to prosecute Crystal Mason for trying to vote.
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Survivors of the Parkland shooting have released a sweeping plan to reduce gun deaths and injuries by 50% in the next 10 years.
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Hours after Trump said Jewish people who vote for Democrats are "disloyal to Israel," the president tweeted about Henry Ford, an anti-Semite who published "The International Jew."
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Trump said he is "very seriously" looking to end birthright citizenship after announcing new rules to detain migrant children longer.
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A new law requires Illinois jails to set up programs that will allow detained people to exercise their right to vote.
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BREAKING: Jay Inslee dropped his bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination as he looked unlikely to qualify for next month’s debate.
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The former UN ambassador said she was trying to squash 2020 rumors. That's not exactly what happened.
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Several members of Congress seek Asian American and Pacific Islander representation on the Democratic presidential debate stage.
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North Carolina's Democratic governor has vetoed a bill that would have required local law enforcement to comply with ICE.
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An array of Jewish groups condemn Trump's assertion that Jews who back Democrats are "disloyal." The comment itself is anti-Semitic, some say.
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The president told reporters he was the “chosen one” to deal with China as he looked to the heavens.
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Democrats say a federal employee has evidence of potentially "inappropriate efforts" to interfere with an IRS audit of the president.
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President Donald Trump insisted that he doesn’t want another tax cut, a day after the White House signaled that the economy could use a little help.
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Trump runs scared from "the Squad" in a new "West Side Story"-themed musical number from "The Simpsons."
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The president attacked Democratic-voting Jews, called himself “the chosen one” and got mad that Denmark won’t sell him Greenland.
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