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In the wake of San Bernardino, Obama renews call for expanded gun background checks

December 3, 2015
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
Speaking to CBS News on Wednesday as the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Calif. unfolded, President Obama said U.S. politicians "should come together in a bipartisan basis at every level of government to make these rare as opposed to normal."
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Shooting at Planned Parenthood Adds to Challenges for Congress

November 30, 2015
Jackie Calmes | New York Times
Even as the authorities say they remain uncertain what precisely led a gunman to attack a Planned Parenthood facility in Colorado Springs on Friday, a comment attributed to the suspect by a senior law enforcement official — “no more baby parts” — fed directly into an already high-pitched controversy over Planned Parenthood and its practices.
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Obama wants focus on gun violence victims - both civilians and police

October 28, 2015
| Los Angeles Times
President Obama met Tuesday with families of slain police officers while in Chicago to try to persuade law enforcement officials to work more closely with communities they police.

Hillary Clinton Preps for Possible Biden Campaign, Public Opinion on Gun Control, ISIS Backlash in Russia, & Death Penalty at the Supreme Court

October 9, 2015
Hillary Clinton insists she’s not looking into Joe Biden, a survey shows that majority of Americans believe in stricter gun control laws, Putin’s potential backlash from ISIL, and the possible resurrection of the death penalty controversy within the Supreme Court.
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Clinton says she would impose stricter controls on sales at gun shows

October 5, 2015
Anne Gearan | The Washington Post
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is pledging tighter controls on the sale of firearms at gun shows if she is elected, and she says she would go around Congress if necessary.
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Joe Biden's unfinished quest: gun control

October 5, 2015
Jeff Zeleny | CNN
The latest American mass shooting -- this time, at an Oregon college -- offered a grim reminder for Joe Biden: How little has changed since Sandy Hook.

Oregon Shooting Renews Push For Gun Laws, Republican House Leadership Shakeup and Russian Airstrikes in Syria

October 2, 2015
Another school in shooting in Oregon, Republicans prepare to elect a new House Speaker, and Russia begins airstrikes in Syria,
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Obama on mass shooting: ‘Somehow, this has become routine’

October 2, 2015
Juliet Eilperin | The Washington Post
President Obama said Thursday evening that the "routine" nature of mass shootings in America will continue unless the country's politics changes.
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