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Trailing Bernie: Sanders signals shift on gun policy

en. Bernie Sanders appeared on NBC’s Meet the Press Sunday ahead of Tuesday’s Democratic debate and defended his record on gun control, while saying he is open to reconsidering holding gun manufacturers liable for killings. The self-described democratic socialist told host Chuck Todd that he has voted for instant background checks, voted to ban certain types of “assault” weapons and voted to end the so-called gun show loophole that allows some people to purchase firearms without submitting to a background check. But as mass killings continue, Sanders said the country needs a new discussion on preventing them. “We keep shouting at each other, which has been going on for 25 years and going nowhere, and kids on campuses and children in schools are being slaughtered. Continue Reading →

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Trailing Bernie: Sanders meets the press again

en. Bernie Sanders returned to NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, answering foreign policy questions that he has avoided in his traditional stump speech. Sanders, who leads Democratic primary rival Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire and now Iowa as well, according to recent polls, declined to tell host Chuck Todd how many Syrian refugees the U.S. should accept as they flee their war-torn country. “I think it’s impossible to give a number until we understand the dimensions of the problem. What I do believe is that Europe, the United States, countries like Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, must address this humanitarian crisis. Continue Reading →

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