She's not the only Democratic leader bucking calls from some in the party to move swiftly to install tougher gun laws in the wake of the Colorado massacre.
Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.), a strong gun-rights supporter, dismissed the idea that the Senate would consider gun-control legislation — or take the lead on that issue — anytime soon.
“With the schedule we have, we’re not going to be able to do anything on gun control,” Reid told reporters.
Last Friday's fatal shootings relaunched the debate over both the effectiveness of the nation's gun laws.
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