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Spin Control archive for Jan. 28, 2014

TUESDAY, JAN. 28, 2014

Giffords: 'Be bold', pass gun control measure 

OLYMPIA – Former Congresswoman Gabby Giffords urged legislators to “be bold, be courageous” and require wider background checks on gun sales. Gun rights advocates urged them to protect constitutional rights and pass a competing initiative. But even before testimony began in the packed hearing room…

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McMorris Rodgers rebuttal set

Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers will rush from the House Floor to a nearby studio to give the rebuttal to tonight's State of the Union address by President Obama. But she won't have to listen carefully to his speech, take notes and write something new on…

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