Smugglers who run weapons across the southern border are loyal customers.
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The gun group's first big ad buy of the 2018 cycle was made through a company that, according to an election watchdog, exists only to circumvent campaign finance laws.
NRA Campaign Spending Tracker
How much is the gun group pouring into your state? Dig into the data to find out.
Updated September 20, 2018
Follow the NRA’s Spending on the 2018 Midterms, Down to the Last Dollar
Our NRA Campaign Spending Tracker analyzes FEC reports to show you exactly how much the group is putting behind its favored candidates.
The Unchecked Influence of NRA Lobbyist Marion Hammer
Florida Republicans have allowed the relentless pro-gun operator to become a de facto member of government.
The Mystery Firm That Has Become the NRA’s Top Election Consultant
Since 2014, the gun rights group has paid more than $60 million to a little known contractor for ads in must-win political races. Did it break campaign finance laws in the process?
A new study of newspapers’ coverage of school shootings finds that images of suspects outnumber images of victims 16 to 1.
Nine back-to-school stories from the age of the bulletproof backpack.
One month after complaining of "tens of millions of dollars" in losses in a court filing, the NRA is hiking member fees by 12 percent.
A Scrappy California Crime Lab Is Cracking More Gun Cases —Thanks to Technology Bigger Agencies Misuse
Propelled by a new, no-nonsense boss, Contra Costa County ditched the excuses that keep many law enforcement agencies from taking better advantage of a crime-fighting database called NIBIN.
American Violence puts up-to-date data at the fingertips of researchers, journalists, and policymakers.
Before the gun group tapped William A. Brewer III for a pair of high-stakes legal battles, he was fined for attempting to improperly influence potential jurors and witnesses in Texas.