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Democrats Push for Gun Control, Republican Leader "Open" to Suggestions

Moments of silence rarely become moments of conflict. As Congress returned from a weekend break, however, to the sickening news of the worst mass shooting in U.S. history, common rallying points — moments of silence, classified briefings — instead became opportunities for partisan bickering and dysfunction over gun control legislation. “Pass the bills,” some House Democrats chanted on the House floor Monday night, following a moment of silence in honor of the victims in Orlando. On...

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