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9 March 2011

The Hill (Washington DC)

The National Rifle Association (NRA) is urging Congress to hold "expedited" hearings on federal efforts to stem gun trafficking to Mexico. The powerful lobby group is hoping the public discussion will help kill a request from federal regulators for more authority to track gun purchases in the southern border states. In a March 9 letter to House and Senate leaders, Chris Cox, the NRA's top lobbyist, argues that law enforcers already "have sufficient laws at their... (

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