Democrat Baldwin a liberal skeptic on weapons ban

Wisconsin Sen. Tammy Baldwin, a supporter of gun control for a decade in the House, has shied away from talk of a proposed ban on assault weapons, disappointing some gun control advocates.

Minn. Capitol sees spike in gun notices

An ongoing debate over gun control by Minnesota state lawmakers has been accompanied by a spike in notifications to the state Department of Public Safety from people who plan to carry loaded weapons into the Capitol.

Gun buyer checks argued at Minn. Senate hearing

The debate over gun control measures at Minnesota's Capitol is increasingly pivoting around a proposal for universal background checks on gun purchases.