Things seemed to be going the NRA’s way this week. Even though gun control measures passed in committee, chances of seeing a bipartisan deal in the full Senate were looking ever more slim.
But if you listened to the organization’s chief, Wayne LaPierre, on stage today at CPAC, you might not be so sure that a deal is dead. That was not a victory lap. It was a rallying cry. Pema Levy has the story.
Nick Martin is an associate editor at TPM in New York City. He came to the site in 2011 as a reporter for TPMMuckraker. Previously, he worked in Arizona, first as a staff reporter for a local newspaper and later as a freelance journalist. He also ran the news blog Heat City. Contact him: nick [at] talkingpointsmemo.com