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GOP, Evers take different approaches after shootings

Wisconsin Republicans who continue to largely dismiss Gov. Tony Evers' call to pass gun-safety legislation introduced a series of bills on Tuesday designed to bolster mental-health services in the state, a step they said was not in response to recent mass shootings.

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Evers calls on Republicans to act on gun safety bills

Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers on Monday called on the Republican-controlled Legislature to take action on bills that would limit access to guns, which he said would make the state safer following a pair of mass shootings in Texas and Ohio that left 31 people dead.

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Obama announces plan to cut gun violence

President Barack Obama unveiled an array of measures on Tuesday tightening control and enforcement of firearms in the U.S., using his presidential powers in the absence of legal changes he implored Congress to pass.

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Obama starts 2016 with a fight over gun control

President Barack Obama is scheduled Monday to finalize a set of new executive actions tightening the nation's gun laws, making his first order of business in 2016 a clear signal the president in his final year doesn't intend to go quietly.

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