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1st Gunrunner hearing witnesses identified

1st Gunrunner hearing to ‘lay the groundwork’ – witnesses identified

A list of three key witnesses in next Monday's initial Congressional hearing on Operation Fast and Furious has been obtained by this column.

Described as the “first of several” Capitol Hill hearings on the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ Project Gunrunner and Operation Fast and Furious, Monday's session is designed to “lay the groundwork” for subsequent hearings, and the possible initiation of contempt proceedings, congressional sources have indicated to this column.

BREAKING: House committee schedules 1st 'Gunrunner' hearing June 13

The first of what could be several long-awaited congressional hearings on the controversial Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ “Project Gunrunner” and “Operation Fast and Furious” will be held next Monday, congressional sources have confirmed today.


Article by Dave Workman

Washington is new front in 'Wolf War'

Evergreen State hunting activists are sounding the alarm in the wake of Saturday’s Fish & Wildlife Commission discussion in Olympia on the revised wolf management plan.


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House Dems ask White House for truth about 'Gunrunner'

A major new development in the Project Gunrunner controversy came yesterday when 31 House Democrats sent a letter yesterday to the White House, urging President Barack Obama to order the Justice Department to tell the truth about Gunrunner and to cooperate with Congressional investigations.


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WA hunters alarmed over wolf plan

Alarmed WA hunters doing the math on wolf program

The Washington Fish & Wildlife Commission meets tomorrow at the Natural Resources building in Olympia to unveil and review the current version of a proposed wolf recovery program, an effort this state’s big game hunters see as a plan that will ultimately doom their hunting tradition.


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Alleged ATF panic over Jalisco gun battle

Seized .50 cal. rifle, Mexican chopper downing linked to Gunrunner?

The downing of a Mexican military helicopter and a shoot-out in the Mexican state of Jalisco that left 11 people dead and dozens of weapons seized could be linked to the controversial Project Gunrunner and Operation Fast and Furious, according to congressional sources who spoke to this column late yesterday on condition of anonymity.


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Tuesday two-fer: More WA CPLs and an ATF comments deadline arrives

NEWS FLASH: More than 337K Washingtonians licensed to carry
More than 337,000 Washington residents are licensed to carry concealed handguns, according to data from the state Department of Licensing’s Business and Professional Division.

It’s a new state record.


Deadline today for comments on multiple long gun sales reporting plan

Wisconsin CCW moves forward

WI panel OKs gun bill; columnist shows bankruptcy of anti-CCW mindset

Concealed carry took a huge step forward in Wisconsin yesterday as the Senate Judiciary Committee approved legislation that would allow “constitutional carry” of defensive sidearms by private citizens without first getting a permit.


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Grassley plays hardball on Gunrunner

UPDATE: Grassley plays hardball on ‘Gunrunner’

Republican Sen. Charles Grassley is following through on threats to play hardball over what he considers Justice Department stonewalling on his requests for information and documents relating to Project Gunrunner.


Article by Dave Workman