Several gun-control measures failed in the US Senate this week. The proposals included a narrowly-tailored compromise that had previously been put forth by Texas U.S. Sen. John Cornyn last December. In the wake of the Orlando mass shooting, Senator Cornyn decided to try again, reports The Houston Chronicle.
A polling group has published a list of the least and most popular senators, according to their home-state approval ratings. Bernie Sanders, the Vermont socialist Democrat, holds the highest approval rating according to The Rural Blog.