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Democrats vow action on gun control after California massacre

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Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control in the wake of several mass shootings.
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Democrats vow action on gun control after Calif. shooting

Democrats vow action on gun control after Calif. shooting

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WASHINGTON - Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings, including a late-night assault at a California bar that killed 12 people.
Measures including expanded background checks and a ban on assault-style weapons are likely to reach the House floor when Democrats retake control after eight years of Republican rule.
"The American people deserve real action to end the daily epidemic of gun violence that is stealing the lives of our children on campuses, in places of worship and on our streets," said Rep. Nancy Pelosi of...
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Georgia's Lucy McBath, an anti-gun violence activist who was just elected to Congress, responds to Calif. shooting

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On the day that her opponent conceded the hard-ought race, McBath said the shooting in the bar in Southern California is a reminder of losing her own son to gun violence - and why he ran for Congress.
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Pelosi vows to fight for 'bipartisan, commonsense' guns laws in wake of California bar shooting

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House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., vowed Thursday to fight for "bipartisan, commonsense solutions to prevent gun violence" in the wake of the shooting of a dozen people inside a crowded country-music bar late Wednesday in Southern California. Pelosi's comments were echoed by other Democrats...
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