Deal Reached on Background Checks

Thursday, April 11, 2013

Republican Senator-elect Pat Toomey and his wife Kris celebrate at his victory party at the Holiday Inn November 2, 2010 in Allentown, Pennsylvania. (Mario Tama/Getty)

In a groundbreaking move, a compromise has been reached on gun legislation between Senators Joe Manchin, a Democrat from West Virginia and Senator Pat Toomey, a Republican from Pennsylvania. It sets the stage for the Senate to take up a debate on gun legislation today. Todd Zwillich, Takeaway Washington correspondent, explains.


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