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Senate Democrats Signal Potential for Compromise on Gun Safety

  • Democrats willing to accept incremental steps for legislation
  • Revived talks spurred by Tuesday’s massacre at a Texas school
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WATCH: The Texas gunman in Uvalde apparently walked through an unlocked door at the school.

Source: Bloomberg

Senate Democrats said they were a bit more optimistic about a compromise with Republicans on gun-control legislation responding to the massacre of 19 elementary school children and two teachers in Texas. Then they left town for a 10-day recess. 

Many lawmakers will return home and meet voters as the carnage in Texas continues to dominate the news, giving added urgency to seeking some action -- even if it’s less comprehensive than many Democrats want -- on school shootings.