Monday’s horrific shootings at the Washington Navy Yard has spurred some to call on Congress to renew the gun control debate.

U.S. News & World Report: Navy Yard Shooting Won’t Change Gun Politics in Congress

Christian Science Monitor: Why Navy Yard Shooting Won’t Spur Fresh Look at Gun Laws

President Obama has been able to use the power of the Executive Branch to implement gun control policies.

National Journal: Gun Control Failed in Congress. It’s Happening Anyway.

Once news of the shooting broke, security officials at the Capitol faced the decision of how best to protect Congress. What resulted was a confusing situation where the Senate side was locked down, but the House side was not, a reminder that the two Chambers can be very independent in their operations.

Roll Call: Capitol Goes in Different Security Directions in Wake of Shooting

National Journal: Navy Yard Shooting Caused a Capitol Lockdown