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McCain: Only China can move North Korea

Sen. John McCain said Sunday that China's the only country that can affect North Korean behavior in a positive way for the United States.<p>"What China needs to do is start squeezing their economy," the Arizona Republican said on CNN's "State of the Union," indicating it would cause a North Korean …

Manchin: 'Law-abiding' gun owners will like bill

A vote is near in the Senate on the gun legislation negotiated last week by Sens. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) and Pat Toomey (R-Pa.).<p>"We expect the vote this week," Toomey said Sunday on CNN's "State of the Union," adding Wednesday is probably the likeliest day.<p>"It's an open question on whether or not we …

Rubio: America has a 'violence problem'

Marco Rubio says focusing on background checks for gun owners isn't cutting it.<p>"Guns are what people are using," the Republican senator from Florida said Sunday on NBC's "Meet the Press." "But violence is our problem."<p>Asked by host David Gregory how additional checks would undermine the Second …

Scott Brown mum on N.H. Senate run

Former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown wasn't giving any previews about a possible Senate run in New Hampshire Sunday.<p>"I'm not going to comment on that, obviously," the Republican said on "Fox News Sunday," "Nothing is off the table, and nothing is on the table. Right now I'm recharging the …

Rubio: 'I've avoided making the political calculus' on immigration

Top Republican immigration reform negotiator and potential 2016 presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday that he has not considered the 'political calculus' of pushing legislation that will be a magnet for criticism from some within his own party.<p>"I, quite frankly, have avoided making …

Marco Rubio: Immigration Reform Compromise Isn't 'Amnesty,' Will Be More Onerous Than Current Law

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) suggested Sunday that the bipartisan immigration reform currently being negotiated by eight senators would not constitute "amnesty" because the path to legal status it proposes would be more onerous than the standards under current law.<p>"They don't qualify for …