Under Pressure From Clinton, Bernie Sanders Softens on Gun Rights

In a twist of fate, the democratic socialist finds himself chasing Clinton to the left.

Senator Bernie Sanders speaks at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute conference in Washington on Oct. 7, 2015.

Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Sunday backed away from a controversial vote he cast in 2005 on legislation to grant immunity to gun manufacturers and dealers from liability if their firearms are used criminally.

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