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Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 04/09/2013

Scarborough: NRA 'too busy' for 'Morning Joe'

MSNBC program gives NRA chance to chat with Joe Biden; NRA declines. "They don't want to debate," says host Joe Scarborough.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:28 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Biden, Morning Joe, National Rifle Association, NRA

Posted at 01:48 PM ET, 12/27/2012

David Gregory -- indirectly -- gets a more candid response from the NRA on magazines

NRA President David Keene calls magazine-capacity regulation in the District of Columbia one of the "silly" laws governing firearms.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:48 PM ET, 12/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, National Rifle Association

Posted at 01:51 PM ET, 12/24/2012

CNN responds to NRA attack

Gun-rights organization charges that CNN ran a "fake" story on the firepower of assault rifles. CNN says it merely made a mistake.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:51 PM ET, 12/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  CNN, National Rifle Association

Posted at 11:14 AM ET, 12/24/2012

Dear NRA: What about that Christmas Eve chat?

On Friday, NRA President David Keene said his organization would be ready for questions on Monday. Yet the place is closed!

By Erik Wemple  |  11:14 AM ET, 12/24/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Keene, National Rifle Association, Public Relations, Wayne LaPierre

Posted at 06:16 PM ET, 12/21/2012

NRA chief has good company in dissing questions

Wayne LaPierre follows in a grand tradition by declining to answer questions at a "major news conference."

By Erik Wemple  |  06:16 PM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, gun rights, National Rifle Association, Newtown, NRA

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 12/21/2012

NRA boss bashes media's failure to cover 'Kindergarten Killer'

Wayne LaPierre wonders why the media failed to highlight the video game "Kindergarten Killer."

By Erik Wemple  |  01:14 PM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gun control, National Rifle Association, Newtown, Wayne LaPierre

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 12/21/2012

NRA boss blames media

Wayne LaPierre criticizes media in news conference in the wake of the Newtown shootings.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:43 AM ET, 12/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  adam lanza, gun control, National Rifle Association, newtown shooting, Wayne LaPierre

Posted at 03:53 PM ET, 04/18/2012

Washington Times and its columnist, Ted Nugent

Washington Times and Ted Nugent: Say what?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:53 PM ET, 04/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ted nugent, mitt romney, washington times, machine gun, national rifle association