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26 July 2012

Atlanta Journal-Constitution (Georgia) / AP

WASHINGTON — Even as the issue of guns shifts to the forefront of the presidential campaign, the White House and the Senate's top Democrat made it clear Thursday that new gun legislation will not be on the political agenda this year. Instead, President Barack Obama intends to focus on other ways to combat gun violence — a position not unlike that of his rival, Mitt Romney. Days after the mass shootings in Colorado, White House spokesman Jay Carney said Obama still... (

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