Vice President Joe Biden, left, accompanied by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, speaks in New York's City Hall Blue Room, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Relatives of shooting victims from N

 

              Vice President Joe Biden, left, accompanied by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, speaks in New York
Vice President Joe Biden, left, accompanied by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, speaks in New York's City Hall Blue Room, Thursday, March 21, 2013. Relatives of shooting victims from Newtown, Conn., stood with Bloomberg and Biden as they spoke in favor of an assault weapons ban. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)