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19 September 2007

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel (Wisconsin)

WASHINGTON — If Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett had his way, the war on gun violence would be a national issue. "The war on terror, the war on illegal immigration, the war on drugs are all national issues," he said. "But when it comes to guns it's a local issue. We need Congress to step up to the plate and help us. We can't do it alone." Barrett was the sole mayor standing on the west front lawn of the U.S. Capitol at a news conference Wednesday to unveil a report by... (

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