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Obama: ‘Sense of Urgency’ Needed on Gun Violence

By Thomas McKinless

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In the East Room of the White House Tuesday, President Barack Obama announced his plans for taking executive action to beef up gun control, saying the U.S. needs to feel a “sense of urgency” on gun violence. “Instead of thinking of how to solve the problem, this has become one of our most polarized, partisan debates,” Obama said.

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