Obama Says Senators `Intimidated' by Gun Lobby

April 17 (Bloomberg) -- President Barack Obama speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House about the U.S. Senate's 54-46 defeat of a plan to expand background checks for firearm purchasers, imperiling the president's bid for new gun-control measures four months after 20 schoolchildren were shot to death in Newtown, Connecticut. Mark Barton, father of Sandy Hook shooting victim Daniel Barton, introduces Obama. (Source: Bloomberg)

U.S. Economy Expands at Slowest Pace in Three Years
51:15 - Jim Caron, of Morgan Stanley Investment Management, and Harm Bandholz, chief U.S. economist at UniCredit, discuss U.S. economic growth. They speak with Bloomberg's Jonathan Ferro on "Bloomberg Daybreak: Americas." (Source: Bloomberg)
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