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    Trump Plans NRA Meeting as Dems Filibuster for Gun Control

    Will anything change this time? In the wake of the Orlando massacre, Republican nominee-in-waiting Donald Trump signaled a policy shift, saying he’d meet soon with the powerful National Rifle Association and urge it to support banning people on terrorist watch lists from purchasing guns. Democrats staged a rare “talking filibuster” for 14 hours Wednesday on the U.S. Senate floor to force a vote on two new gun control measures. While one senator tweeted that a vote has been secured, neither measure is considered likely to pass.

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