This week finds President Barack Obama at full tilt on the offensive. Senate Republicans say they will block confirmation of his Cabinet nominees unless they get answers about the terrorist attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi. The NRA and pro-gun legislators aim to shoot down his proposals on gun control as the Senate opens hearings on the issue today. And a campaign-style rally yesterday in Nevada to push for immigration reform hasn't made it any clearer what, exactly, he's proposing as legislation. Leid Stories puts all three issues in perspective -- and before listeners for comment and debate.
January 30, 2013