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Gwen Graham co-sponsoring Bill Nelson’s gun purchase oversight bill

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U.S. Rep. Gwen Graham may straddle the fence on some issues dear to progressives, but she came out on Thursday with a full-throated endorsement of Senate Democrats’ plan to notify the FBI when a suspected terrorist buys a firearm. The bill’s main Senate sponsor is Florida’s senior senator, Sen. Bill Nelson, who introduced the bill on Wednesday in response to renewed political will to rein in guns following Sunday’s lethal mass shooting at a gay night club in Orlando. “In the wake of the…

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