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Senate Shoots Down Background Checks; Shouts of "Shame on You!"

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April 17, 2013 AT 4:55 PM
he Senate on Wednesday defeated a vital amendment seen as the linchpin to Democrats' gun control bill, dealing a major setback to President Obama as he campaigns to expand the federal background check system. The vote was 54-46, with supporters falling six votes short of the required 60-vote threshold. Host @DavidBegnaud delivers breaking news and today's trending buzz in 45 seconds.