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After gun bill defeat, Sen. Mark Kirk reaches out to Garry McCarthy

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Following a vote devastating to gun reform advocates, U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk - one of the few Republican Senators who crossed over to support the initiative -- called Chicago Police Supt. Garry McCarthy as well as Gabby Giffords' husband Mark Kelly.

According to a Kirk staffer, the senator expressed to them, essentially: 'Hey we tried, we'll keep fighting."

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