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A year after House vote, Dems challenge McConnell on guns

1 month ago   |   By My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Frustrated Democrats again lambasted Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell Thursday as they marked a year of Senate inaction since the House passed landmark gun control legislation.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi acknowledged that Democrats have been here before - complaining about McConnnell's “legislative graveyard" - but she said Democrats were energized to “accelerate the drumbeat” on calls for McConnell to allow a Senate vote on a House-passed bill to expand background checks for gun purchases.
McConnell's name came up repeatedly at a raucous House ceremony marking the...
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