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Gun enthusiast Paul Gwaltney at Blue Ridge Arsenal, in Chantilly, Va. Gwaltney, an NPR listener, agreed to host a discussion about guns with friends and colleagues. Becky Lettenberger/NPR hide caption

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Led by the Rev. Willie Phillips (center), protesters march in February against violence in and around Club Majestic. Mike Haskey/Courtesy of The Ledger Enquirer hide caption

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Conservative Conference A Parade Of Potential Candidates For 2016

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Selection Of Argentine Pope Surprises Some Vatican Observers

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Dow's 'Record Highs' Misleading Without Including Inflation

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Sen. Rand Paul Filibusters To Block Brennan's Nomination

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State Department Finds No Major Objections To Keystone XL Pipeline Proposal

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Despite Sequester, Government Shutdown Remains Unlikely

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Investigator: BP Wasn't Prepared For Disasters At Deepwater Oil Wells

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