Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., has drawn the focus of gun control proponents for voting against a bid to expand criminal background checks for gun buyers.
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May 2, 2013 The nation's gun debate seems to be settling on New Hampshire, where first-term Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte is facing daily questions about her vote against expanded criminal background checks for gun buyers.
Firearms for sale at a gun show in Annapolis, Md., on April 14.
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April 29, 2013 The West Virginia Democrat says there was "some confusion" about the gun legislation when it failed to get enough votes in the Senate. So he's going to reintroduce the bill. It would expand background checks to sales made at gun shows and online.
Newly made AR-15 rifles at Stag Arms in New Britain, Conn., last Wednesday.
April 15, 2013 The Senate is set to take up legislation that would expand gun buyer background checks on the heels of an endorsement from an important gun rights group, and steady pressure from Sandy Hook families.
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