House passes semi-automatic gun ban after 18-year lapse

The House passed legislation Friday to revive a ban on semi-automatic guns, the first vote of its kind in years and a direct response to the firearms often used in the crush of mass shootings ripping through communities nationwide.

Rep. Cawthorn found with loaded gun in airport again: TSA

A loaded gun was found in North Carolina U.S. Rep. Madison Cawthorn's carry-on bag at an airport security checkpoint Tuesday -- the second time he has been stopped with a gun at an airport in the past 14 months, officials said.