By Andy Sullivan

Obama tells police after killings: 'We have your backs'

By Andy Sullivan BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has told law enforcement officials that...

Tuesday, July 19, 2016, 8:38 PM

Obama tells police after killings: 'We have your backs'

By Andy Sullivan BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - President Barack Obama has told law enforcement officials that...

Monday, July 18, 2016, 11:02 PM

Gunman said to have targeted Baton Rouge police for assassination

By Andy Sullivan BATON ROUGE, La. (Reuters) - The Iraq war veteran who shot three policemen dead in Louisiana's...

Monday, July 18, 2016, 6:06 AM

Democrats say gun defeat in Congress could help on campaign trail

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats in Congress ended a 25-hour sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives where they have been countless times before: short of the votes needed to tighten U.S. gun laws. But many see their...

Friday, June 24, 2016, 4:12 AM

Assault rifle used in Florida shooting drives gun control debate

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - When Omar Mateen entered an Orlando, Florida, nightclub on Sunday to carry out the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history, he wielded a weapon that has been used in massacres from California to Connecticut: a military-...

Monday, June 13, 2016, 5:00 AM

Rubio says spending cuts must accompany tax overhaul

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senator Marco Rubio, a likely Republican presidential candidate in 2016, on Wednesday unveiled a plan to reduce taxes for multinational corporations and parents, but it would widen federal budget deficits without cuts to popular...

Wednesday, March 4, 2015, 7:15 PM