Senate Republicans: We're Not Quitting On Gun Bill

Despite death of background check deal, Senate Republicans say there's more to be done

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  • Virginia GOP leaders seek unity ahead of gun-laws session
    (AP) — Virginia's governor led gun-control supporters ... Associated Press that he was quitting to protest the move by Norment, who is married to a lobbyist for the city of Virginia Beach. His bill ...
    07/9/2019 - 5:35 am | View Link
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    07/8/2019 - 10:04 pm | View Link
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    06/19/2019 - 2:47 pm | View Link
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  • The list of officials quitting the Republican Party keeps ...
    The fact some are abandoning the GOP this year probably isn't a good sign. The list of officials quitting the Republican Party keeps growing | MSNBC Jump to Navigation
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  • UPDATE: Sen. Stanley offers to quit Va. Senate GOP ...
    Stanley spoke on the John Fredericks Radio Show Tuesday as legislators prepared to convene at noon for Gov. Ralph Northam's special session on gun violence.
    07/9/2019 - 3:03 pm | View Website
  • The Latest: Virginia GOP: Panel Should Review Gun Issues ...
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    07/9/2019 - 2:20 pm | View Website
  • GOP senate leader pulls gun law proposal after Stanley ...
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    07/9/2019 - 1:23 pm | View Website
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    07/3/2019 - 4:12 am | View Website
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