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Senators focus on background checks at gun violence hearing

WASHINGTON — Amy Klobuchar was among senators pressing a high-profile panel of witnesses, and Al Franken says he’ll introduce mental health bill.

Former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords gets a kiss from Sen. Al Franken as Sen. Patrick Leahy (D-Vt.), left, and her husband, retired astronaut Mark Kelly, right, look on during Wednesday's hearing.
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