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Murphy: Omnibus bill could pave the way for federal gun control

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J. Scott Applewhite
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U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says the $1.1 trillion spending bill that made its way through Congress could pave the way for the passage of federal gun control legislation. A bill providing for universal background checks on gun purchases, that was introduced following the Newtown School Shooting, failed to pass the Senate last year.

Dan is a former News Director at WSHU