This frame grab provided by Senate Television shows Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. speaking on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 15, 2016, where he launched a filibuster demanding a vote on gun control measures. (Senate Television via AP)

Congress stalemated on guns despite shooting, filibuster

The slaughter in Florida and an attention-grabbing filibuster in the Senate did little to break the election-year stalemate in Congress over…

Terry DeCarlo, executive director of the LGBT Center of Central Florida, left, Kelvin Cobaris, pastor of The Impact Church, center, and Orlando City Commissioner Patty Sheehan console each other after a shooting involving multiple fatalities at a nightclub in Orlando, Fla., Sunday, June 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

Sandy Hook victim’s mother pens open letter to Orlando

A mother whose 6-year-old daughter was killed in the 2012 shooting at Connecticut’s Sandy Hook Elementary School is expressing her grief ove…