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Detroit Free Press
Remembering Free Press columnist Drew Sharp a year after his deathDrew’s rancor forever. Honoring Detroit Free Press sports columnist Drew Sharp
Detroit Free Press / Posted 18 hours ago
Drew’s rancor forever. Honoring Detroit Free Press sports columnist Drew Sharp, who passed away Oct. 21, 2016. (Photo: Mike Thompson, Detroit Free Press) The Lions are on a bye this week and I can only imagine Drew saying, “Hey, they’ve been... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Get to know the powerful trucks at this weekend's Monster JamStinger. Is Rettew's favorite animal a scorpion? "Heck no!" Rettew said. "I'm t
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 3 days ago
Stinger. Is Rettew's favorite animal a scorpion? "Heck no!" Rettew said. "I'm terrified of them." Wrecking Crew Driver: Mike Thompson History: Wrecking Crew comes from the Team Scream company in Monster Jam, which fields three other vehicles in... Read more
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The St. Helena Star
Thompson releases fire recovery guide for Napa and Sonoma residentsEven as fires continued to burn, thoughts were turning to rebuilding Saturday.
The St. Helena Star / Posted 4 days ago
Even as fires continued to burn, thoughts were turning to rebuilding Saturday. Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, released a guide to resources for affected residents, including instructions on how to apply for federal aid. “Our district pulls... Read more
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The St. Helena Star
Napa Valley winemakers face unprecedented challengesphotos and talking to winemakers and vineyard experts as I attempted to better
The St. Helena Star / Posted 5 days ago
photos and talking to winemakers and vineyard experts as I attempted to better understand the impact of what U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson has called, “ the worst fire disaster in California’s history.” “What about the wine?” I asked, more as a... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Cal Fire credited with saving 40,000 Willie Bird turkeysthem Tuesday, they called the California Poultry Federation. Then the state Dep
Petluma360.com / Posted 5 days ago
them Tuesday, they called the California Poultry Federation. Then the state Department of Food and Agriculture. Then Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, and Jared Huffman, D-San Rafael. Within 90 minutes, they said, the Commissioner of the CHP had... Read more
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Petluma360.com
Feds suspend immigration enforcement amid Northern California firesto seek shelter and follow public safety and evacuation warnings, without any t
Petluma360.com / Posted 8 days ago
to seek shelter and follow public safety and evacuation warnings, without any threat of action by ICE. Meanwhile, Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, announced Friday the Internal Revenue Service’s decision to extend the deadline to file certain... Read more
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Breitbart
Wine Country: Temps to Spike 14 Degrees, Winds to Reach 60 MPHhours, killing at least 17 people and destroying 2,840 homes in the city of Son
Breitbart / Posted 8 days ago
hours, killing at least 17 people and destroying 2,840 homes in the city of Sonoma. Recognizing the elevated risks, Rep. Mike Thompson (D-St. Helena) said that in cooperation with FEMA, Congress added another $1 billion for fire relief to the $19... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Rep. Thompson says house passed disaster relief bill todayNAPA, Calif. (BCN) - Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Napa, said the U.S. House of Represe
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 9 days ago
NAPA, Calif. (BCN) - Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Napa, said the U.S. House of Representatives today passed a $36.5 billion emergency relief bill that provides money for Hurricane Maria ravaged Puerto Rico and other natural disasters. The vote was 353-69.... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Why shouldn’t the gun industry be liable for damage done by its products, just like anybody else?voted for it. Among the other yes votes were a number of California representat
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 9 days ago
voted for it. Among the other yes votes were a number of California representatives still in Congress, including Democrats Mike Thompson and Jim Costa, and Republicans Devin Nunes, Ed Royce, Ken Calvert, Dana Rohrabacher, Darrell Issa and Duncan... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Senator, other officials brave fire to save mementos from Sonoma County supervisor’s housenight on a mad dash to save priceless items while flames roared outside. Follo
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 10 days ago
night on a mad dash to save priceless items while flames roared outside. Following a joint town hall with U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, at Santa Rosa High School, McGuire said he was approached by a tearful Gorin. Neighbors had seen... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Winds Thwart Fight Against Wine Country Firessaid at an event near Sacramento that the federal government stands with Califo
NBC San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
said at an event near Sacramento that the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes. Congressman Mike Thompson stressed “how serious and devastating this fire is on the people in our area.” He said Thursday that the... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Live updates: 170,000 acres on fire in Calif., Wine County deaths at 17Valley Golf Course southeast of Santa Rosa. 4:03 p.m. Wildfires labeled ‘worst
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
Valley Golf Course southeast of Santa Rosa. 4:03 p.m. Wildfires labeled ‘worst fire disaster in California history’: Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Napa, surveyed Northern California’s decimated fire region on Monday. He said at the Sonoma County... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
'Pure Devastation': Winds Thwart Fight Against Wine Country Blazesthe federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 10 days ago
the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he made no specific promises. Congressman Mike Thompson stressed “how serious and devastating this fire is on the people in our area.” He said Sen. Dianne Feinstein... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
'Pure Devastation': Winds Thwart Fight Against Wine Country Blazesthe federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he
NBC Connecticut / Posted 10 days ago
the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he made no specific promises. Congressman Mike Thompson stressed “how serious and devastating this fire is on the people in our area.” He said Sen. Dianne Feinstein... Read more
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NBC New York
'Pure Devastation': Winds Thwart Fight Against Wine Country Blazesthe federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he
NBC New York / Posted 10 days ago
the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he made no specific promises. Congressman Mike Thompson stressed “how serious and devastating this fire is on the people in our area.” He said Sen. Dianne Feinstein... Read more
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NBC Chicago
'Pure Devastation': Winds Thwart Fight Against Wine Country Blazesthe federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he
NBC Chicago / Posted 10 days ago
the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he made no specific promises. Congressman Mike Thompson stressed “how serious and devastating this fire is on the people in our area.” He said Sen. Dianne Feinstein... Read more
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Petluma360.com
As winds return, fire threatens large swath of Santa Rosa, surrounds Oakmonthorrifying,” Zane said. “There really aren’t enough words to explain the type o
Petluma360.com / Posted 10 days ago
horrifying,” Zane said. “There really aren’t enough words to explain the type of grief in our community right now.” Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, noted the unprecedented scope of the fires burning across the region. “We have never been taxed... Read more
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NBC Philadelphia
Strong Winds Threaten Region as Calif. Wildfires Rages onthe federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he
NBC Philadelphia / Posted 10 days ago
the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he made no specific promises. Congressman Mike Thompson stressed “how serious and devastating this fire is on the people in our area.” He said Sen. Dianne Feinstein... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Strong Winds Threaten Region as Calif. Wildfires Rages onthe federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 10 days ago
the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he made no specific promises. Congressman Mike Thompson stressed “how serious and devastating this fire is on the people in our area.” He said Sen. Dianne Feinstein... Read more
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NBC Washington
Strong Winds Threaten Region as Calif. Wildfires Rages onthe federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he
NBC Washington / Posted 10 days ago
the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he made no specific promises. Congressman Mike Thompson stressed “how serious and devastating this fire is on the people in our area.” He said Sen. Dianne Feinstein... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Live updates: Gusts expected to fuel Wine Country fires that have killed 17Valley Golf Course southeast of Santa Rosa. 4:03 p.m. Wildfires labeled ‘worst
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 10 days ago
Valley Golf Course southeast of Santa Rosa. 4:03 p.m. Wildfires labeled ‘worst fire disaster in California history’: Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Napa, surveyed Northern California’s decimated fire region on Monday. He said at the Sonoma County... Read more
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NBC Miami
Strong Winds Threaten Region as Calif. Wildfires Rages onthe federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he
NBC Miami / Posted 10 days ago
the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he made no specific promises. Congressman Mike Thompson stressed “how serious and devastating this fire is on the people in our area.” He said Sen. Dianne Feinstein... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Fire Conditions Worsen as Wine Country Continues to Burnthe federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he
NBC Bay Area / Posted 10 days ago
the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he made no specific promises. Congressman Mike Thompson stressed “how serious and devastating this fire is on the people in our area.” He said Sen. Dianne Feinstein... Read more
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NBC San Diego
Fire Conditions Worsen as Wine Country Continues to Burnthe federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he
NBC San Diego / Posted 10 days ago
the federal government stands with California as it takes on the blazes, but he made no specific promises. Congressman Mike Thompson stressed “how serious and devastating this fire is on the people in our area.” He said Sen. Dianne Feinstein... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Live updates: Gusts expected to fuel Wine Country fires that have killed 17Valley Golf Course southeast of Santa Rosa. 4:03 p.m. Wildfires labeled ‘worst
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 10 days ago
Valley Golf Course southeast of Santa Rosa. 4:03 p.m. Wildfires labeled ‘worst fire disaster in California history’: Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Napa, surveyed Northern California’s decimated fire region on Monday. He said at the Sonoma County... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
‘Pure devastation’: At least 17 dead as firefighters struggle to contain California firesnear Sacramento, provides immediate funds for debris clearing and supplies for
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 10 days ago
near Sacramento, provides immediate funds for debris clearing and supplies for evacuation centers, among other aid. Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., said Tuesday that he expects the wildfires will be “the worst fire disaster in California history,”... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Brothers Dean and Craig Mays boost HollybushBayliss completed the rout. Charlbury Town beat hosts Hailey 5-1 thanks to a b
Oxford Mail / Posted 10 days ago
Bayliss completed the rout. Charlbury Town beat hosts Hailey 5-1 thanks to a brace from Mark Good and further goals from Mike Thompson, Warwick Thompkins and Craig McCallum. Jake Smith netted Hailey’s consolation. Goals from Joe Burgess (2) and... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Firefighters, Elected Officials Try to Reassure Evacueesof acres in the North Bay. Firefighters were greeted with a spontaneous standi
NBC Bay Area / Posted 10 days ago
of acres in the North Bay. Firefighters were greeted with a spontaneous standing ovation at the meeting, and Congressmen Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman vowed to fight for their fire-ravaged districts. "We have never been taxed by a natural... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Family returns to devastated home in Santa Rosa fire. They lost everythingyears ago, raising their five children together there. While Moriarty was inte
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 11 days ago
years ago, raising their five children together there. While Moriarty was interviewing the Leanios, SFFD Batt.. Chief Mike Thompson called to wish the family well. "We're glad you got out and you're ok but this is horrible. Anything you need,... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Battle on to halt march of Northern California fires that have killed 15, destroyed 2,000 structurescell phone towers. In Sonoma County alone, officials had 180 reports of missing
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
cell phone towers. In Sonoma County alone, officials had 180 reports of missing people. “It's devastating,” said Rep. Mike Thompson, D-St. Helena, who toured the fire-scarred region by helicopter. “I fully expect this will be the worst fire... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Live updates: 15 dead in Wine Country fires as team searches for more bodiesValley Golf Course southeast of Santa Rosa. 4:03 p.m. Wildfires labeled ‘worst
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 11 days ago
Valley Golf Course southeast of Santa Rosa. 4:03 p.m. Wildfires labeled ‘worst fire disaster in California history’: Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Napa, surveyed Northern California’s decimated fire region on Monday. He said at the Sonoma County... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Live updates: 15 dead in Wine Country fires as team searches for more bodiesValley Golf Course southeast of Santa Rosa. 4:03 p.m. Wildfires labeled ‘worst
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 11 days ago
Valley Golf Course southeast of Santa Rosa. 4:03 p.m. Wildfires labeled ‘worst fire disaster in California history’: Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Napa, surveyed Northern California’s decimated fire region on Monday. He said at the Sonoma County... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Nonprofit for at-risk chefs opens doors to displaced Santa Rosa residents during fireother.” Cheatham’s culinary apprentice program has run for 11 years. She was n
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 11 days ago
other.” Cheatham’s culinary apprentice program has run for 11 years. She was named woman of the year in 2016 by U.S. Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Sonoma County). Her program takes in young people ages 16 to 24 who have faced “major challenges in their... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
More Than 150 Amendments To AIRR Act Filed In Rules CommitteeTreasury the proceeds of any sales of property or equipment within the first th
The Aero-News Network / Posted 12 days ago
Treasury the proceeds of any sales of property or equipment within the first three years of the corporation. Congressman Mike Thompson (D-CA) to establish certain protections for airline passengers, including requiring airlines to plainly... Read more
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FOX News
Bump stocks just one chip in Congress' partisan gamble on gun controlthat may again thwart any movement Democrats demand on firearms. After the mur
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
that may again thwart any movement Democrats demand on firearms. After the murders at Sandy Hook, Pelosi charged Rep. Mike Thompson, a fellow California Democrat, with leading their party’s task force on gun violence. Thompson has long been... Read more
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FOX News
Bump stocks just one chip in Congress' partisan gamble on gun controlthat may again thwart any movement Democrats demand on firearms. After the mur
FOX News / Posted 13 days ago
that may again thwart any movement Democrats demand on firearms. After the murders at Sandy Hook, Pelosi charged Rep. Mike Thompson, a fellow California Democrat, with leading their party’s task force on gun violence. Thompson has long been... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Chief justice: Pay no attention to the rigged election behind the curtainvoters would think the high court was throwing elections for Democrats if tried
Detroit Free Press / Posted 13 days ago
voters would think the high court was throwing elections for Democrats if tried to put a stop to gerrymandering. (Photo: Mike Thompson/Detroit Free Press) But what if a majority party uses its mapmaking prowess to effectively disenfranchise the... Read more
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EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press
Former college technician from Emneth is looking for answers over possible asbestos exposurefor help as he seeks answers and justice regarding his illness. Dacorum Colleg
EDP24 - Eastern Daily Press / Posted 15 days ago
for help as he seeks answers and justice regarding his illness. Dacorum College, 1983, left to right, John Wiles, Mike Thompson, Tracey (student), John Bott, Denis Miles and Graham Buckland. Photo: Irwin Mitchell Graham Buckland, 77, from... Read more
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The Hill
Trump is wild card in gun-control debateopposition. They’re hoping that cooperation extends to the gun debate. “Histor
The Hill / Posted 15 days ago
opposition. They’re hoping that cooperation extends to the gun debate. “Historically, he was on the other side,” said Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.), the head of the Democrats’ gun-violence prevention task force, who’s urging Trump to join the... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
October 2017 Jefferson Award winners: Never Forgotten Honor Flight(WAOW) - The co-founders of the Wausau-based Never Forgotten Honor Flight are o
WAOW Wausau / Posted 16 days ago
(WAOW) - The co-founders of the Wausau-based Never Forgotten Honor Flight are our Jefferson Award winners for October. Mike Thompson and James Campbell dreamed of creating a non-profit organization to send veterans of World War II, Korea and... Read more
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ABC News
Speaker Ryan is open to idea of 'bump stock' banmark a surprising departure from the GOP's general antipathy to gun regulations
ABC News / Posted 16 days ago
mark a surprising departure from the GOP's general antipathy to gun regulations of any kind. Gabby Giffords, John Lewis, Mike Thompson The devices are known as "bump stocks," among other names. They're legal and originally were intended to help... Read more
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BBC News
Republicans open to ban on gun devicethat converts a semi-automatic to something that behaves like an automatic," he
BBC News / Posted 16 days ago
that converts a semi-automatic to something that behaves like an automatic," he said. Democratic California congressman Mike Thompson, who chairs the congressional Gun Violence Prevention Task Force, said Congress must address the... Read more
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Philly.com
Top House Republicans open to legislation regulating 'bump stocks'were told in caucus today that the response was, if it has to do with policy, i
Philly.com / Posted 16 days ago
were told in caucus today that the response was, if it has to do with policy, it was a nonstarter,” said Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Gun Violence Prevention Task Force. After last year’s nightclub shooting in... Read more
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Daily Herald
Some in GOP open to banning gun accessory used in VegasFormer Rep. Gabby Giffords of Arizona who survived an assassination attempt in
Daily Herald / Posted 16 days ago
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords of Arizona who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, flanked by Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., left, and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., right, joins House Democrats in a call for action on gun safety legislation on the House... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Some in GOP open to banning gun accessory used in VegasFormer Rep. Gabby Giffords of Arizona who survived an assassination attempt in
Dayton Daily News / Posted 16 days ago
Former Rep. Gabby Giffords of Arizona who survived an assassination attempt in 2011, flanked by Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., left, and Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., right, joins House Democrats in a call for action on gun safety legislation on the House... Read more
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The Hill
Gun proposal picks up GOP supportto replicate an automatic one, is a loophole that needs to be closed.” King pr
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
to replicate an automatic one, is a loophole that needs to be closed.” King previously co-authored legislation with Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.) to expand background checks to cover all commercial firearm sales, including those purchased at gun... Read more
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The Hill
Dems see Trump as potential ally on gun reformto join their effort to combat the gun-violence plague that was highlighted so
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
to join their effort to combat the gun-violence plague that was highlighted so tragically Sunday in Las Vegas. Behind Rep. Mike Thompson (D-Calif.), head of the Democrats’ gun-violence prevention task force, the lawmakers are practically pleading... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Dem senator seeks to ban 'bump stocks' used in Vegasrights leader Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaking, joined by, from left, former Re
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 17 days ago
rights leader Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaking, joined by, from left, former Rep. Gabby Giffords of Arizona, and Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., call for action on gun safety legislation with fellow Democrats on the House steps Wednesday morning... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
Dem senator seeks to ban 'bump stocks' used in Vegasrights leader Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaking, joined by, from left, former Re
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
rights leader Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., speaking, joined by, from left, former Rep. Gabby Giffords of Arizona, and Rep. Mike Thompson, D-Calif., call for action on gun safety legislation with fellow Democrats on the House steps Wednesday morning... Read more
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The Hill
Lewis hammers GOP on guns: 'How many more must die?'seen more shooting deaths in recent years than any other city. “Or is it becaus
The Hill / Posted 17 days ago
seen more shooting deaths in recent years than any other city. “Or is it because you got a nice check for $5,950?” Rep. Mike Thompson (Calif.), head of the Democrats’ task force to prevent gun violence, said the select committee would allow... Read more
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