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February 27, 2013
U.S. Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) speaks to the press as Newtown, Connecticut, teachers, parents and residents, including Neil Heslin, fourth from right, father of six-year-old Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim Jesse Lewis, listen after a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee February 27, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. The committee held a hearing on "The Assault Weapons Ban of 2013."