Collin Peterson

California Democrats push Congress, again, for gun control votes

California Democrats push Congress, again, for gun control votes

Frustrated House Democrats with limited ability to influence the congressional agenda tried for the dozenth time Tuesday to force a gun-control vote.

Specifically, lawmakers used a procedural move in an attempt to get their colleagues to vote to prevent people on the FBI’s terrorist watch list from being able to purchase a gun. Given Republican control of Congress and a years-long logjam on anything related to guns, the push was symbolic. 

But it was the second emotional and tense moment for Democrats who have repeatedly pushed for the...

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