Arkadi Gerney is a Senior Fellow at the Center for American Progress.


In the most powerful gun lobby’s home state, an extreme position on background checks may have cost a Republican candidate his race. What Virginia means for the future of gun control.

Devil in the Details

Recognizing that it may not be able to stop a new law requiring universal background checks for gun sales, the National Rifle Association is trying to write in a gaping loophole, reports Arkadi Gerney.