Journalism in the Public Interest


April 18, 2013 Archives

What Happened to the Gun Bill?

The Senate defeated several amendments to the proposed gun control bill, with only two amendments reaching the 60 votes necessary to pass. We break down how senators voted.

Where Congress Stands on Guns

Four months after the Newtown tragedy, the Senate resoundingly defeats gun control legislation. We break down how Senators voted on the bill.

Hunger Strikes and Indefinite Detention: A Rundown on What’s Going on at Gitmo

More than 50 detainees are on hunger strike, underlining the uncertainty that surrounds the future of military detention at Gitmo. We break down what’s known about the prison.