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12 January 2009

San Antonio Express-News (Texas)

Lawmakers used the meeting of President-elect Barack Obama and Mexican President Felipe Calderon today to file legislation in the Senate and House to reduce drug-related violence on the U.S.-Mexico border. The bill, introduced by Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., and Sen. Kay Bailey Hutchison, R-Texas, would provide $30 million over two years to expand the Justice Department's "Project Gunrunner Initiative" that targets gun-smuggling networks. "The increasing violence in... (

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