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January 14, 2013

Biden to meet with House members on gun control

A day before Vice President Joe Biden expects to send his recommendations to curb gun violence to President Obama, he will meet with members of the House Democratic task force on gun violence.

The meeting at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building will include both pro-gun rights lawmakers, victims of gun violence and those who come from states with mass shootings. They are:

Members of the House of Representatives:

  • · Rep. Mike Thompson (CA)
  • · Rep. Bobby Scott (VA)
  • · Rep. Chaka Fattah (PA)
  • · Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (NY)
  • · Rep. Jackie Speier (CA)
  • · Rep. Elizabeth Esty (CT)
  • · Rep. William Enyart (IL)
  • · Rep. Ed Perlmutter (CO)
  • · Rep. Bennie Thompson (MS)
  • · Rep. John Conyers (MI)
  • · Rep. John Dingell (MI)
  • · Rep. Ron Barber (AZ)

Biden will be joined by Attorney General Eric Holder, Secretary of Health and Human Servies Kathleen Sebelius and Security of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano.


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