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January 13th, 2013
01:38 PM ET

State of the Union Crib Sheet for Sunday January 13 2013

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The day before the one month anniversary of the Newtown school shooting, Candy sat down with National Rifle Association President David Keene to discuss his organization’s involvement in Vice President Biden’s White House meetings on gun control and the NRA’s opposition to gun control legislation. Speaking to Candy from Newtown, Connecticut senator Chris Murphy made the case for an assault weapons ban.

Former Utah governor and Republican presidential candidate Jon Huntsman and Senator Joe Manchin (D-West Virginia) spoke with Candy about their No Labels movement and their hopes of forging greater bipartisanship in Congress in dealing with gun violence and other issues.

Finally, we broke down the week’s news on guns and President Obama’s Cabinet nominees with Rep. Marsha Blackburn (R- Tennessee), Rep. Elijah Cummings (D- Maryland), Michael Scherer of Time Magazine and Jeff Zeleny of the New York Times.

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January 13th, 2013
01:01 PM ET

CT Sen. calls for assault weapon ban

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy says he thinks an assault weapon ban would have prevented the shooting at Sandy Hook.


Filed under: State of the Union
January 13th, 2013
12:50 PM ET

Buttons, t-shirts and hats, oh my

Taking a look at the official 2013 inauguration store.


Filed under: Finally... • State of the Union
January 13th, 2013
12:10 PM ET

White House eyes assault weapons ban

Congressman Elijah Cummings, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, Jeff Zeleny from the New York Times, and Michael Scherer of Time magazine. on the politics of gun control.


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January 13th, 2013
12:00 PM ET

Making politics label-free

Former Utah Governor and Republican Presidential Candidate Jon Huntsman and Senator Joe Manchin – the centrist Democrat from West Virginia on working across party lines to get things done.  They’ve formed a group called “No Labels” which aims to encourage politicians to compromise and find solutions.


Filed under: Jon Huntsman • Joe Manchin
January 13th, 2013
11:53 AM ET

And the nominees are...

Congressman Elijah Cummings, Congresswoman Marsha Blackburn, Jeff Zeleny from the New York Times, and Michael Scherer of Time magazine. weigh in President Obama's second term cabinet picks.

January 13th, 2013
11:37 AM ET

NRA Pres.: Gun control efforts will crumble in Congress

NRA president David Keene says there are not enough votes in Congress to reinstate a ban on assault weapons. "I would say that the likelihood is they're not going to be able to get an assault weapons ban through this Congress,"



Filed under: David Keene
January 13th, 2013
11:18 AM ET

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