Political Round-up: Tragedies,Take-Backs and Terrible People

The single biggest new item this week was the shooting in Tucson, which so overshadowed, among other things, the first full work week of the 112th Congress, that most of today’s round-up items are directly or tangentially related to it. As in the wake of Columbine, both sides of the gun rights debate have proposed and are gearing up to debate new bills, while plenty of across-the-aisle sniping has ensured Sarah Palin and Glenn Beck remain ever-present in the news cycle. Read More Political Round-up: Tragedies,Take-Backs and Terrible People