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Senate girds for long slog on gun bill

Friday, April 12, 2013

The Senate's dramatic filibuster-busting vote Thursday to move forward on a gun-safety bill is being cast as a historic breakthrough, testing the strength of the gun lobby and opening a door to the first major gun-control law since 1994. But it's just the first step in what could be a weeks-long saga fraught with procedural battles and subject to a barrage of amendments from both sides.

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