Guns Are A Key Part Of American Political Identity. That Makes Reform Unlikely. : The NPR Politics Podcast Fearing base backlash, Republican lawmakers are unlikely to support gun control measures popular among the American public. And limiting Democratic margins in the suburbs is vital should the party hope to win back the levers of power in Washington.

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Guns Are A Key Part Of American Political Identity. That Makes Reform Unlikely.

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Guns Are A Key Part Of American Political Identity. That Makes Reform Unlikely.

Guns Are A Key Part Of American Political Identity. That Makes Reform Unlikely.

Guns Are A Key Part Of American Political Identity. That Makes Reform Unlikely.

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Fearing base backlash, Republican lawmakers are unlikely to support gun control measures popular among the American public. And limiting Democratic margins in the suburbs is vital should the party hope to win back the levers of power in Washington.

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