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Charleston Church Shooting, House Revives Trade Bill

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The Justice Department launched a hate crimes investigation into the mass shooting at a historic black church in Charleston, S.C., that left nine people dead. NPR's Carrie Johnson reports on President Obama's calls for a shift in how the U.S. thinks about gun violence. In Congress, GOP leaders worked with the White House to pass fast-trade trade authority after Democrats blocked the initial bill.

Aired: 06/19/15

Rating: NR

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