By Elaine Donnelly
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They were only expecting 200. They got more. Many more. Organizers with Rocky Mountain Gun Owners, a Colorado grass-roots gun-rights organization, had planned a free, four-hour firearms training course for local teachers Monday evening. More than 300 teachers showed up for the event in Broomfield.
It didn't take long: Here comes all the edgy speculation about President Obama's second term in office, and the implications therein.
Oh, the loneliness of the long-distance president: The topic of President Obama's chilly isolation in the White House generated much buzz in the last 24 hours after he was asked about his socializing habits, or lack thereof, during a news conference. Yet the very same topic came up before Mr. Obama even entered office four years ago.
“I am a law-abiding citizen and responsible gun owner. I am saddened by the tragic events in Newtown, Connecticut, but I believe that efforts to impose new restrictions on me and other lawful and responsible owners like me are misguided. Did you know that violent crime with firearms has declined since the Federal ‘assault weapons ban’ expired in 2004? ...
OK, mark the date, for it will surely spark an outcry in the gun-control community.
An attorney for Hobby Lobby Stores said Thursday that the arts-and-crafts chain plans to defy a federal mandate requiring it to offer employees health coverage that includes access to the morning-after pill, despite risking potential fines of up to $1.3 million per day.
With the clock ticking on Congress to strike a deal to avert the "fiscal cliff," Americans increasingly want to see their leaders compromise to get a deal done — as long as the pain of any compromise leaves them untouched.
It was inevitable that a heroic quarterback in the nation's capital gets politicized: some now say President Obama could take a few political pointers from Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III.
Another debate, another debacle for America's media.
Beware — during this heated election season, liberal self-styled "public interest" organizations might try to fool you.
Oh, woe is Congress: A paltry 13 percent of Americans approve of the job lawmakers are doing, "the lowest Gallup has measured this late in an election year," says Gallup analyst Jeffrey Jones. This is not too comforting for Capitol Hill, where all House seats and roughly a third of Senate seats will be decided in November.
GOP vice presidential hopeful Rep. Paul Ryan says President Obama's "you didn't build that" remark explains why the U.S. recovery has been so sluggish.
American confidence in the economy is steadily declining in the face of slow growth and poor job numbers, and analysts say if it continues it could spell doom for President Obama's re-election bid.
Ask Americans how race relations have changed under their first black president and they are ready with answers.
Even in the age of social media and 24-hour news cycles, presidential debates still play a key role in the election process, Frank Fahrenkopf, co-chairman of the Commission on Presidential Debates, said on Tuesday.