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United States

14 June 1999


WASHINGTON — House Republicans today threw the gun debate planned for Wednesday into new disarray with a surprise proposal to split it into two bills — one focusing on youth crime and violent culture and a second on gun shows. Republicans said they structured the debate that way to make it cleaner and simpler, but surprised House Democrats said it would create procedural and political obstacles to passing new gun-control measures. Both sides agreed the vote could... (

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