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Democrats End Protest, Promise to Continue Gun Control Fight

Democrats End Protest, Promise to Continue Gun Control Fight

Disgruntled and exhausted Democrats ended a chaotic sit-in protest in the U.S. House of Representatives Thursday, promising to continue to try to force a vote on gun control.

"All over America and around the world the social media told the story,'' said Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga, before protesting Democrats left the House chamber to greet supporters on the capitol steps. "The American people are with us and people around the world are with us."

Democrats said they want two votes – on background checks and another on blocking people on the government's "no fly" list from buying firearms.

The protest, led in part by Connecticut Democrats, was...

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