Obama Says Senators `Intimidated' by Gun Lobby

April 17 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House about the U.S. Senate's 54-46 defeat of a plan to expand background checks for firearm purchasers, imperiling the president's bid for new gun-control measures four months after 20 schoolchildren were shot to death in Newtown, Connecticut. Mark Barton, father of Sandy Hook shooting victim Daniel Barton, introduces Obama. (Source: Bloomberg)

No Surprise: Fed Leaves Rates Unchanged
23:37 - The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged while saying risks to the U.S. economy have subsided and the labor market is getting tighter, suggesting conditions are getting more favorable for an increase in borrowing costs. Bloomberg's Mike McKee reports on "Bloomberg Markets." (Source: Bloomberg)
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