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Democrats Force Protest Votes in the House Over Gun Violence

Democratic lawmakers in both the House and Senate used procedural tactics Tuesday to try to get Republican leaders to take up legislation to respond to the recent spate of mass killings in the United States. In the House, minority Democrats were led by California Representative Mike Thompson: who said: “Since the House won’t take up legislation to prevent the senseless deaths of 30 people killed today by someone using a gun, I move that the House be adjourned.” Democrats introduced...

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