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Primaries a test of Trump’s influence over Republican Party

ABC News’ Zohreen Shah discusses the primaries are underway in five states as three Republican lawmakers who voted to impeach Trump over the Jan 6…

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Combative hearing as CEOs pressed over role in gun violence | WNT

Gun-makers were grilled on Capitol Hill about their companies’ role in gun violence in the U.S. and the sale of AR-15 style weapons. WATCH THE…

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Red states rush to ban abortion while blue states move to protect procedure l ABCNL

Red states are pushing to ban abortion after the Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade on Friday, but in states controlled by Democrats, lawmakers…

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Washington reacts to abortion ruling l ABCNL

The White House said it will challenge states that try to bar women from travelling across state lines to receive abortion services. WATCH the ABC…

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New Jan. 6th hearing to focus on Trump’s pressure on officials to overturn election l GMA

Tuesday’s hearing of the House Jan. 6 committee will examine former President Donald Trump’s efforts to pressure lawmakers to overturn the 2020 presidential election. READ…

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‘We’re hopeful, we’re optimistic, this is a start’: Newtown father on gun deal l ABCNL

ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Sandy Hook parents Mark Barden and Nicole Hockley about the bipartisan gun deal and their hopes for future legislation….

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Anti-gun violence advocate: ‘Doing something is tremendously important’

Robin Lloyd, the managing director of the anti-gun violence organization Giffords, is calling on lawmakers to take action following the massacre at an elementary school…

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Testimonies from gun violence survivors hope to sway lawmakers

Gun violence expert Dr. Jonathan Metzl discussed the impact the gun lobby has on American politicians in regards to gun laws. WATCH the ABC News…

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Survivors and victim’s family members deliver emotional testimony l WNT

Amid new pressure for gun reform, lawmakers heard dramatic testimony from a fourth grader who survived the Texas school shooting and family members of victims…

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LGBTQ+ youth find safe haven

As some lawmakers across the country draft anti-LGBTQ+ measures, one Alabama public charter school is helping students of all orientations thrive. #abcnews #pride #lgbtq source

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Lawmakers reach broad deal on gun control l GMA

A bipartisan group of senators announced an agreement in principle has been reached on new legislation meant to address the country’s ongoing gun violence. GUNS…

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Rallies across country call for gun reform following tragic mass shootings | ABC News

Thousands of people at the March For Our Lives rally in the nation’s capital hope to put pressure on lawmakers for gun safety laws. SUBSCRIBE…

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Lawmakers under pressure on proposed gun violence prevention measures | ABCNL

ABC News’ Alex Presha and Aaron Katersky discuss the bipartisan proposals and the latest on the investigation. WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM…

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Biden gives primetime address on gun violence | WNT

In the wake of the latest mass shootings, President Joe Biden addressed the nation on Thursday night and urged lawmakers to “do something.” WATCH THE…

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Ohio lawmakers pass a bill to arm teachers

Ohio Democratic state Sen. Teresa Fedor discusses Ohio lawmakers passing a bill that would arm teachers and school staff with firearms after little training. WATCH…

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Ohio, Louisiana lawmakers consider new legislation to arm teachers | ABCNL

The president of the Ohio Education Association, Scott Dimauro, talks about the new legislation and what he thinks should be done to stop school shootings….

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Lawmakers in Washington are under pressure to act on gun violence

Attorney Michael Haggard discusses his experience on representing cases involving gun violence and his stance on whether lawmakers will act on gun reform following the…

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Uvalde teacher who survived mass shooting speaks out

ABC News’ Aaron Katersky and Alex Presha discuss the latest on talks between a bipartisan group of lawmakers. WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here:…

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Lawmakers across the aisle push for gun control l WNT

Senate lawmakers from both parties are drafting a “limited package” of gun control measures, including expanded background checks and incentives for states to pass “red…

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