Dozens of Democratic lawmakers have been holding a day-long sit-in on the House floor in an attempt to force a vote on gun control bills.

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The effort led the House GOP to gavel the chamber into recess, and prevented the majority from moving forward with its schedule. 

Republicans met a short while ago to hatch a plan aimed at seizing control of the chamber and holding a vote on an unrelated issue.

Watch live as the sit-in enters what may be its dramatic final hours.