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Obama addresses San Bernardino shooting

December 3, 2015
After a briefing in the Oval Office from FBI Director James Comey and Attorney General Loretta Lynch, President Obama addressed the ongoing investigation into the mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, on Wednesday that left 14 people dead and 17 injured. Wednesday's attack was the 355th mass shooting this year in America.
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Obama: After San Bernardino, make it harder to get guns

December 3, 2015
Following the latest mass shooting in San Bernardino, California, that left 14 people dead and 17 injured, President Obama is once again turning the conversation to the need for stricter laws to curb gun violence.
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San Bernardino attack suspects killed in police shootout

December 2, 2015
Gunmen in military-style gear opened fired at a at banquet facility in a social services complex in San Bernardino, California, killing at least 14 and wounding 17 more. After fleeing, two suspects -- one male and one female -- later died in a shootout with police. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Gwen Ifill from the scene about what authorities are investigating Wednesday night.
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ATF: San Bernardino shooters used four guns, explosive device

December 3, 2015
Pete Williams | NBC News
The suspects in the mass shooting at a San Bernardino holiday party, Syed Rizwan Farook, 28, and his wife Tashfeen Malik, 27, were armed with four guns, an explosive device, and several magazines of ammunition in a "well-planned" attack, police and federal officials say. NBC's Pete Williams reports for TODAY.
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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
Christi Parsons | 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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