The tide is turning against the NRA

Nearly a decade ago, Barack Obama and large Democratic majorities in Congress demonstrated one of the most prolific records of legislating in the history of the republic. As a congressional staffer at the time, I would have never guessed that where they failed -- in any effort to take on the National Rifle Association and pass gun safety legislation -- a new generation of freshmen members of Congress would succeed. But this month, that's exactly what we're witnessing.