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Gun policy: On day one, Diana DeGette introduces high-capacity magazine ban

In the final weeks of 2012, Congresswoman Diana DeGette, who represents Denver, pushed for an immediate vote on a measure to ban high-capacity assault magazines. The bill, she said, would be a sign of concrete action after twenty children were slaughtered in Connecticut. But the chance for a vote never came. And today, the first day of the new session, DeGette is introducing it again -- and her staff says this time the measure could get legitimate bipartisan support.
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