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Orlando Shooting: Investigation and Political Fallout

June 17, 2016
The deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history has sparked a debate on guns and terrorism.
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Obama Visits Orlando Families, Calls for Assault Gun Ban

June 17, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
President Obama brought to Orlando Thursday an armload of white roses, a seasoned mourner’s sorrow, and an entreaty to Congress to ban assault weapons to help protect Americans from mass murderers.
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Orlando Gunman Omar Mateen and Wife Exchanged Texts During Rampage

June 17, 2016
Pete Williams, Ayman Mohyeldin, Phil Helsel | NBC News
The gunman who killed 49 people at an Orlando gay nightclub Sunday sent a text message to his wife during the rampage, asking "do you see what's happening?" a source close to the family told NBC News Thursday.
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McCain: Obama 'directly responsible' for Orlando massacre

June 17, 2016
Manu Raju, Deirdre Walsh | CNN
Sen. John McCain said Thursday that President Barack Obama was "directly responsible" for the massacre at the gay nightclub in Orlando, though McCain later said he "misspoke."
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Obama heads to Orlando a reluctant veteran of memorial services for victims of mass shootings

June 16, 2016
Christi Parsons | Los Angeles Times
President Obama is a reluctant veteran of memorial services for victims of mass killings, yet no single one of those he’s presided over prepares him fully to mark the Orlando massacre he will mark Thursday.
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