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The 10 GOP senators to watch in the wake of the Texas school shooting

1 month ago   |   By Politico

As Senate Democrats push for gun safety legislation in the wake of two mass shootings, they're running into a familiar problem: They need 10 Republicans to vote with them.
While Sen. Chris Murphy is pursuing bipartisan talks with GOP colleagues, there's plenty of skepticism that Congress can make meaningful progress on a topic that's seen repeated failures for years. And any legislation that can clear the Senate's 60-vote threshold will have to be far more narrow than a House-passed bill to expand background checks to all firearms sales and transfers.
Democrats are holding out hope that...
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