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Democrats Seek Swift Action on Limited Gun-Control Proposals

  • Murphy says he’s seeking short time line for bipartisan talks
  • GOP’s Kinzinger sees possibility ‘to get something done’
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US lawmakers are setting a tight timetable to negotiate new gun laws, with Democrats signaling they would accept limited progress in exchange for some action that would reduce gun violence in the nation.

Republicans and Democrats are working through the weekend to prepare a proposal before Congress returns from recess in a week, Senator Chris Murphy, a Connecticut Democrat, said on ABC’s “This Week” on Sunday. “We’ve got a short time frame.”