This time, it was the Democrats doing the obstructing.
Unsurprisingly, they share characteristics with those opposing universal background checks.
Amid the House sit-in, Democrats in the Senate are trying to back Republicans into a corner on the issue of closing the terror gap.
Who benefits from the endless cycles of sadness, anger, and partisanship that follow mass shootings in America? Just follow the money.
Donald Trump has shown more willingness to reach out to the gay community than most Republicans, but LGBTQ people who support the candidate say they're often mocked and ostracized for their political beliefs.
Cassandra Butts waited 820 days of her life for a confirmation from the Republican-controlled Senate that never came.
After a week when his arrogance and xenophobia were on display, more and more Republicans are openly attacking Donald Trump.
"What makes us nervous is that one of his supporters is going to do something crazy or extreme just to show their support for him."
Both candidates want voters to think America is teetering on the brink of the apocalypse. And it sure feels like we are.
The president says that his role in the new election is to "remind the American people that this is a serious job."
After wrapping up unopposed primary victories in California and New Jersey, Donald Trump announced that he was feeling great and would launch a major new attack on the Clintons "possibly on Monday."
The GOP candidate had promised to explain what happened to the $6 million he claimed to raise for veterans groups.
The gun lobby's support for congressional Democrats has plunged. So far in 2016, the NRA has given just $1,000 to a single candidate.
The party plans to spend millions of dollars filling the GOP ticket with mini Donald Trumps.
The real-estate mogul's presumptive presidential nomination has left a growing faction of conservatives without a natural political home in 2016.
The real question isn't so much what he's hiding—it's why he feels entitled to conceal something that every presidential candidate since the 1970s has been expected to reveal.
Gun Owners for America is withholding its endorsement.
The Vermont Senator has forced Hillary Clinton into the awkward role of a presumptive nominee who just can't seem to win.
"I'm not one of those types who believe that any common sense approach to solving a problem is always trumped by the Second Amendment."
After a resounding victory in Indiana, the reality-TV star is going to be the GOP's presidential nominee.
People with a few degrees and six-figure salaries have started to consider the orange menace a viable option for president.
"I get along with almost everyone, but I have never worked with a more miserable son of a bitch in my life," Boehner told a group at Stanford.
Soon, the only things standing between Donald Trump and the presidency will be God and Hillary Clinton.
In the only state where voter restrictions have been backed by a Democratic majority, residents are bracing themselves for long lines in Tuesday's presidential primary.