National Rifle Association

Watch Live: Senate Hearing on Obama Gun Control Actions

Attorney General Loretta Lynch, Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange and former Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli are among the witnesses expected to testify.

WH: No Plans for Additional Executive Action on Guns

At a news briefing Friday, White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters "the president has done everything he can” in regard to using executive action on gun control.

Obama Tears Up Over Sandy Hook Shooting

President Barack Obama shed tears as he delivered remarks on gun violence Tuesday, recalling the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., in late 2012.

Reid Calls NRA 'Quasi-Militant Wing' of GOP

"Now, there was a time in my legislative career that I tried to work with the National Rifle Association, but the NRA today is a far cry from [the] sportsmen's organization that I once supported," the Nevada Democrat said. "The NRA once called mandatory background checks 'reasonable.' That's what they said. I'm not making this up."

Reid said on the Senate floor that the NRA and its leadership has "transformed into a quasi-militant wing of the Republican Party. They're being pushed more and more into the camp of guns for everybody any time they want 'em," also mentioning the emergence of a conservative firearms group known as the Gun Owners of America.

Obama Addresses Umpqua Community College Shooting (Full Speech)

For the 15th time since taking office, President Barack Obama found himself addressing a deadly shooting, this time following a mass shooting at Umpqua Community College in Oregon that killed at least 10 people, including the gunman.

In a nearly 13-minute speech, Obama again called on Congress to pass legislation to prevent future mass shootings and pushed back on critics who say he is politicizing the issue: “This is something we should politicize,” Obama affirmed.

Earnest: Congress ‘Scared’ of NRA

In the wake of the journalist slayings near Roanoke, Va., White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest said similar acts of violence could be prevented if Congress would enact “common sense” changes in gun control legislation.