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After Marathon Filibuster, Murphy Says Senate Will Hold Vote On Gun Legislation

After Marathon Filibuster, Murphy Says Senate Will Hold Vote On Gun Legislation

After a nearly 15-hour filibuster, U.S. Sen. Chris Murphy said Thursday morning that lawmakers would hold a vote on expanding gun control legislation after the nation's deadliest mass shooting.

Murphy, Connecticut's junior senator, took to the floor at 11:21 a.m. Wednesday and said he would keep speaking until a deal was reached. Shortly after 1:30 a.m. Thursday he signaled that had happened.

"We have been given a commitment, on a path forward, to get votes on the floor of the Senate, on a measure to assure that those on the terrorist watch list do not get guns ... and an amendment ... to expand background checks to gun shows and to Internet sales,"

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