Linda Killian is a Washington journalist and a senior scholar at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. She is currently working on a book called Swing about Independent/Centrist voters for St. Martin’s Press. Her previous book was The Freshmen: What Happened to the Republican Revolution?
Polls show that overwhelming majorities of Americans, and even of NRA members, favor universal background checks.
President Obama's burgeoning problems affect more than this week’s three scandals.
Copyright © 2013 U.S.News & World Report LP All rights reserved.