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4 June 1999

Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Set on the defensive about his resolve to tighten gun controls, President Clinton said today he prefers sweeping restrictions — such as a mandate that people "register guns like they register cars" — but they could take years because he is hamstrung by a Republican Congress "out of touch with the American people." The president and his wife, Hillary, aimed their anti-youth-violence campaign at family breakfast tables nationwide today, appearing on... (

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