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Lead by key angel investor, Silicon Valley flexes clout in gun debate

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What would happen if Silicon Valley’s social media, start-up and high tech insiders begin marshaling brainpower and collective clout for tougher gun controls in the wake of the tragic Newtown shootings? We may soon find out, thanks to a new effort headed by San Francisco Bay Area angel investor Ron Conway – who hit on [...] [Read More]
Categories: General, Newtown, Ron Conway

Obama’s gun control road ahead: Half of Congress has received cash from NRA

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As President Obama continues to lay the groundwork for whatever gun control proposals he wants to launch through Congress, here’s what he’s up against: half of the current House members have received a campaign contribution from the National Rifle Association; 47 percent of the 435 members got some cash during the 2012 campaign. Over in [...] [Read More]