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BREAKING: Senate Kills Major Gun Legislation

gstephens Wrote: Apr 18, 2013 5:28 PM
Obama can only cry "Wolf!" so many times before even his supporters begin to ignore his rhetorical ranting. He talks too damned much and says too damned little!

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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