Politicians Discuss Gun Control Legislation

U.S. President Barack Obama (4L) makes a statement on gun violence as U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (5L), former U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (2L) and family members of Newtown, CT shooting victims look on in the Rose Garden of the White House on April 17, 2013 in Washington, DC. Earlier today the Senate defeated a bi-partisan measure to expand background checks for gun sales.
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