FILE - In this Dec. 8, 2015, file photo, Sen. Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., joined by Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., right, criticizes Republicans for not doing enough to stop gun violence, during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington. On Sunday, Dec. 13, 2015, Schumer joined Gov. Andrew Cuomo in calling on federal officials to set up a protocol to allow states access to the normally confidential FBI terrorism watch list. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)

As expected, Senate turns back four gun control measures

6:53 pm Jun. 20, 2016

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate extended its long-running stalemate over firearms on Monday, voting to reject four gun control measures eight days after the largest mass shooting in U.S. history.

Georgia Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue voted

Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga. AP/Pablo Martinez Monsivais

Updated: David Perdue quips that Barack Obama’s ‘days be few’

11:35 am Jun. 10, 2016

WASHINGTON — A quick quip about President Barack Obama, the Bible and, well, numbered days at the beginning of U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s speech before social conservatives Friday prompted swift and vicious reprimands on social media.

First, here’s what Perdue told the few hundred people in the audience at the Faith and Freedom Coalition’s Road to Majority conference before transitioning into his boilerplate speech on the impending debt and defense crises:

“I think we are called to