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United States

4 January 2006

Chicago Tribune / AP

Mayor Richard Daley said Wednesday he'll continue to push for "commonsense gun legislation" even though several of his proposals have failed to pass the Illinois General Assembly in recent years. Speaking at a news conference at police headquarters behind a table of seized firearms, Daley said stricter gun laws would help continue the decline of Chicago's crime rate. He noted that 2005 marked the first time since 1965 that Chicago has posted two consecutive years with... (

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