Obama Takes Senate to Task for Failed Gun Control Measure

President Obama accused members of Congress of having "a pretty shameful day in Washington," a reaction to the Senate's failure to pass a key gun control measure that would have expanded background checks. The proposal to expand the background checks for people buying guns online and at gun shows fell six votes short of winning the 60 votes needed to pass. The vote was 54 to 46. Obama, introduced by Mark Barden, whose 7-year-old son, Daniel, was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary in Newtown,...Full Story
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