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Conn. Lawmakers Announce Agreement on Gun Control

Monday, April 01, 2013

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Connecticut lawmakers have reached an agreement on a gun control proposal almost four months after a school shooting in Newtown left 20 kids and six educators dead.

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Connecticut Lawmakers Close to Vote on Gun Control

Monday, April 01, 2013

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Connecticut lawmakers are poised to vote this week on a gun control bill almost four months after the deadly shooting rampage at an elementary school in Newtown.

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Blumenthal: Gun Control Fight a Marathon, Not a Sprint

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

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A federal ban on assault weapons is not in the cards. The provision has been pulled from a gun control bill that Democratic leaders in the U.S. Senate plan to bring to a vote next month. Majority Leader Harry Reid said he doesn’t have the votes to pass the provision, which would instead be included as an amendment.

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The Takeaway

Senator Dianne Feinstein on Drones, Assault Weapons Ban

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

After this month's Senate-floor filibuster by Senator Rand Paul, the debate over the Obama administration's drone program have been reignited. And a debate that never left — gun control — took a hit this week when Senate majority leader Harry Reid struck struck an amendment banning assault weapons.

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New York Gun Owners to NRA: 'Sign Us Up'

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

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For 14 years, Harry Jacobs has spent just about every weekend at a gun show, signing up members for the National Rifle Association.

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Gun Groups to Sue New York Over Assault Weapons Ban

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

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Gun groups plan to sue the state of New York over a new gun control law.

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The Washington Report

Gun Control, Mali and the Legacy of Secretary of State Clinton

Monday, January 28, 2013

It’s been a busy week in the nation’s capitol. In this week's Washington Report, David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times, talks to  Kerry Nolan about the final week of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s tenure as Secretary of State, as well as an effort to reinstate an assault weapons ban and U.S. assistance to France in Mali.

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Commissioner Kelly Says Handguns Are the Issue

Sunday, January 27, 2013

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New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly says handguns are overwhelmingly the main problem on New York City streets when it comes to gun violence.

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Cuomo, Legislature Talk about Gun Control Legislation

Thursday, December 20, 2012

Governor Andrew Cuomo is in talks with legislative leaders on a gun control package that he could introduce as part of his State of the State message on January 9.

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