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McCain: Background check package can likely win support of most senators

Posted on AllSides February 18th, 2013
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Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) expressed optimism Sunday that a measure to expand background checks on gun purchases could win support from most senators.
“There [are] some senators, bipartisan again, Sen. [Tom] Coburn (R-Okla.) and Sen. [Joe] Manchin (D-W.Va.) and some others who are working on package that I think that most of us will be able to support, McCain said on NBC News “Meet The Press.
The group McCain referred to has been working to develop a proposal to expand background check requirements on gun purchases. Under current...

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