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  • **FILE** President Obama greets Sen. Tom Coburn, Oklahoma Republican, on Capitol Hill in Washington on Jan. 25, 2011, before the president delivered his State of the Union address. (Associated Press)

    MILLER: Coburn targets feds' ammunition buys and Fast & Furious fiasco

    While President Obama keeps pounding away to get votes to pass gun restrictions in the Senate, pro-Second Amendment supporters are pushing the upper chamber in the opposite direction. Sen. Tom Coburn introduced two amendments to strengthen the rights of gun owners and keep the federal government in check.

  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Nelson has earned distrust

    Like other Democratic politicians, Sen. Bill Nelson, Florida Democrat, says he supports the right to keep and bear arms yet he supports the current gun-control proposals that in fact limit the exercise of that right.

  • **FILE** Sen. Bill Nelson, Florida Democrat (Associated Press)

    NASA plans to round up asteroid for astronauts to study

    NASA plans to position a robotic spaceship to lasso a small asteroid and place it near the moon for astronauts to explore, Sen. Bill Nelson revealed Friday.

  • Jon Hammar Sr. paces the sidewalks along the Brownsville & Matamoros bridge as he waits for his son to be released, Friday, Dec. 21, 2012 in Brownsville, Texas. A Marine veteran jailed for months in Mexico after trying to carry a family heirloom shotgun across the border has been freed, officials and his lawyer said late Friday. (AP Photo/The Brownsville Herald, Yvette Vela)

    Mexico frees ex-Marine jailed for bringing in gun

    A Marine veteran jailed for months in Mexico after trying to carry a family heirloom shotgun across the border has been freed, U.S. officials and his lawyer said late Friday.

  • Former Marine Jon Hammar, who served combat tours in Afghanistan and Iraq, was arrested for illegally possessing an antique firearm even though he declared the gun to Mexican Customs agents. He is shown in an official 2003 USMC portrait. He could face up to 15 years in prison if convicted. Photo courtesy Olivia Hammar. (Associatd Press)

    Mexico to free veteran nabbed on questionable gun charge

    A former U.S. Marine who saw combat in both Iraq and Afghanistan was scheduled Friday for release from a prison in Mexico where he has been held without action since August on a questionable gun charge, according to an aide with the Mexican embassy.

  • Illustration GOP Busting Obama by Linas Garsys for The Washington Times

    CORNYN: Path to a Republican Senate

    As our nation enters the final two months of another spirited election, Republican Senate candidates are on offense in states Democrats won in 2006. A record of broken promises coupled with an unprecedented attempt to push through an extreme liberal agenda has put Democrats in the unenviable position of being forced to play defense and facing daunting odds in areas where just a few short years ago they cruised to victory.

  • Former Sen. George LeMieux, who finished Sen. Mel Martinez's term, dropped out of the Republican primary for Senate in Florida on Wednesday. (Associated Press)

    Mack likely to be GOP Senate nominee after Florida foe drops out

    Former Sen. George LeMieux dropped out of the Republican primary for Senate on Wednesday, saying that he can't compete against rival Rep. Connie Mack's famous name and the fact that the party establishment has gotten behind the congressman.

  • ** FILE ** Rep. Tammy Baldwin, Wisconsin Democrat, speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Denver in August 2008. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds, File)

    Democrats see reason for hope in Senate races

    A handful of Democratic Senate candidates are posting strong poll numbers in battleground states dominated by the GOP two years ago — giving that party hope that it can hang on to its slim advantage in the chamber.

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