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Durbin, Kirk vote to advance gun bills. Senate roll call here

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Republicans in the Senate failed on Thursday to block the chamber from taking up a series of gun-control bill. With a filibuster threat clear, the Senate will spend at least the next week debating gun legislation. Illinois Sen. Dick Durbin, a Democrat and Sen. Mark Kirk, a Republican, voted to let debate begin. See the Roll Call HERE

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