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BREAKING: Senate Kills Major Gun Legislation

Dixiedrifter Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 8:07 PM
Will America's mostly uninformed public begin to smell the coffee, as did Germany's socialist citizenry, now that Obama has been exposed as a two-bit con-artist?
Grannysue Wrote: Apr 17, 2013 8:50 PM
Amen. He is a snake oil salesman who has spent taxpayer money like a drunken sailor. The congress needs to defund his vacation money. Perhaps, he will do his job.

Much of the drama has already dissipated; most of these amendments will fail.  The Toomey/Manchin bipartisan compromise appears to be dead in the water, with Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R-NH) and Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) pounding home the final legislative nails earlier today. USA Today has a useful primer on what to expect this afternoon and evening, including the items liberals will be watching most carefully:
 

- The Public Safety and Second Amendment Rights Protection Act (Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., and three co-sponsors): The compromise background check provision expands background checks to gun shows and...

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