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FEB 16, 2013 - National Journal

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The First Political Battleground Over Gun Control Is Between Democrats

As President Obama made his pitch for gun-control legislation Friday in his hometown of Chicago, the death toll in the Windy City continues its ceaseless climb. Chicago had the ignominious distinction of surpassing 500 homicides in 2012, and is on pace to exceed that number in 2013, with 49 committed so far in the first two months of the year.  On Friday night, four people were shot -- one fatally -- within a 90-minute period in the city.So it’s no surprise that the opening volley of the gun-control battle might come in the race to replace former Democratic Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. in a House ... Read More

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