Democrats held the floor for more than 24 hours last week.
"You kind of wonder what kind of glasses some of the Democrats are wearing," Tom Ridge said.
Lawmakers pushing new gun-control measures say the issue is not dead for the year.
"It's so crazy we have to argue about sane gun control legislation," he said.
Pelosi says Democrats haven't determined their precise tactics.
One vote will be on a bipartisan measure backed by Sen. Susan Collins.
Pelosi and John Lewis's names appeared on fundraising emails mid-protest.
Democrats seized the floor and the political spotlight on gun control Wednesday.
Sanders was met with loud applause when he joined the protest on gun control.
The compromise bill is aimed at stopping suspected terrorists from buying a gun.
The Senate on Monday held votes on four gun measures, all of which failed.
The Supreme Court denied review of a case challenging Connecticut’s assault weapons ban.
Half of voters were concerned the government would go too far in restricting guns.
Democrats have found their voice by reveling in being an especially disruptive minority.
"That House doesn't belong to those members," he said.
McConnell cut the legs out from a bipartisan effort to keep suspected terrorists from buying guns.
Gun-related deaths in urban black neighborhoods are viewed separately from the gun control...
Democrats launched a protest over inaction on gun control that lasted for more than 15 hours.
Armed with sleeping bags and pillows, Dems are vowing to carry on their protest.
"Speaking is difficult for me. But I haven’t been silenced," Giffords wrote.
The House majority, not C-SPAN, controls the cameras.
The reality TV star tweets that "the Senate should have not failed us!!!"
"They continue to protect a loophole to allow individuals suspected of terrorism to buy a gun."
"A lot of people may be wrongly on the list," he said.