U.S. Senator Ted Cruz holds a plastic hand grip in front of a picture of a hunting rifle during Senate hearing in Washington

 
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz holds a plastic hand grip in front of a picture of a hunting rifle during Senate hearing in Washington
U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, (R-TX), holds a plastic hand grip in front of a picture of a hunting rifle as he questions NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre (not in photo) about the effect of proposed gun control legislation during a hearing held by the Senate Judiciary committee on Capitol Hill in Washington January 30, 2013. The hearing comes six weeks after the massacre of 26 people at a Connecticut school ignited new calls to fight gun-related violence. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS CRIME LAW CIVIL UNREST)