NRA Convention Becomes a Hillary Clinton Roast

Nearly all of the prospective Republican candidates are opposed to new limits on the purchase or use of guns and have NRA ratings ranging from A-plus to an A-minus.
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Wayne LaPierre, chief executive officer of the National Rifle Association (NRA), speaks during the Leadership Forum at the 144th National Rifle Association (NRA) Annual Meetings and Exhibits at the Music City Center in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S., on Friday, April 10, 2015. Top Republican contenders for their party's 2016 presidential nomination are lining up to speak at the annual NRA event, except New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and Kentucky Senator Rand Paul who were snubbed by the country's largest and most powerful gun lobby.

Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

NASHVILLE—Prospective 2016 Republican presidential candidates and the leaders of the National Rifle Association focused more on Hillary Clinton than President Barack Obama on Friday as they criticized their gun-control views and other policies.

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