CapitolInq Archive: January, 2013

Booker responds - or does he?

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WASHINGTON -- Officially, Cory Booker’s campaign team declined to comment on Sen. Frank Lautenberg’s words today suggesting he... Read more

Lautenberg, Fitzpatrick introduce gun bills

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WASHINGTON -- Two lawmakers from the region introduced bills to strengthen gun laws Tuesday as the national debate on firearms continues to... Read more

Smith: Obama is the "abortion president"

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WASHINGTON -- Chris Smith, one of Congress’ most outspoken abortion opponents, called President Obama “the abortion president”... Read more

Lautenberg suggests 'spanking' Booker over Senate bid

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WASHINGTON -- Sen. Frank Lautenberg, who might face a 2014 primary challenge from Newark Mayor Cory Booker, said his fellow Democrat is "entitled"... Read more

Fitzpatrick joins criticism of NRA

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WASHINGTON -- Congressman Mike Fitzpatrick, a Bucks County Republican, joined the growing chorus of public officials criticizing the NRA for... Read more

Fitzpatrick backs tougher background checks

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WASHINGTON -- Bucks County's Mike Fitzpatrick -- the kind of moderate House Republican whose support will be critical to getting any of President... Read more

Nutter: NRA ad "reprehensible, disgusting"

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WASHINGTON – Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter called the NRA’s ad featuring President Obama’s daughters "reprehensible,... Read more

House approves $51 billion of Sandy aid

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WASHINGTON – A $51 billion aid bill to help families, businesses and communities recover and rebuild after superstorm Sandy won approval... Read more