Obama Laments Congressional Inaction on 'Once a Week' Shootings

  • Obama speaks in Jacksonville after call with Kansas town mayor
  • Gunman shot 15 people, killing three, at lawnmower factory

President Barack Obama speaks in Jacksonville, Florida, on Feb. 26, 2016.

Photographer: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images

A mass shooting on Thursday at a Hesston, Kansas, factory was overshadowed by coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign, even at the largest news organization in the region, and President Barack Obama isn’t OK with that.

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