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NRA Says Congress Will Not Pass Weapons Ban; Biden Prepares Recommendations

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WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden meets today with House members to discuss ways to reduce gun violence.
    
He's finalizing a package of recommendations he plans to give President Barack Obama tomorrow.
    
Senators plan to introduce a bill that would ban assault weapons and limit the size of ammunition magazines, but the head of the National Rifle Association and at least one senator say Congress is unlikely to pass it.
    
Some lawmakers say the December massacre in Newtown, Conn., that killed 27 people has transformed the country and Americans are ready for stricter gun laws.

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