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House Democrats Hold Marathon Sit-in to Demand Gun Reform

Faced with House Democrats who staged a nearly 16-hour sit-in calling for a vote on gun control legislation, Republicans who control the chamber voted early Thursday to adjourn their work until July 5. The move capped a dramatic night on Capitol Hill where the Republicans periodically returned to the chamber to hold votes while Democrats rallied around a cry of "No bill, no break," and booed House Speaker Paul Ryan. Between the votes, Republicans put the House in recess, a...

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