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3 dead in Philadelphia as string of weekend mass shootings erupt across nation

Three people have died and several others were injured during a shooting just before midnight on Saturday in South Philadelphia, authorities said.

Senate gun negotiations come into greater focus

Lawmakers involved in the ongoing bipartisan negotiations seeking to produce some form of gun-related legislation said on Sunday that a deal could coalesce around funding for mental health services…

Murphy signals ‘concepts’ of gun bills could come this week

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), a leading gun control advocate in the Senate involved in recent bipartisan talks on the issue, said on Sunday that he is “more confident than ever” that a gun deal coul…

Toomey says Biden not ‘helpful’ amid negotiations on gun legislation

Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) said on Sunday that President Biden has not been “helpful” amid congressional negotiations on gun reform in the wake of a string mass shootings in the U.S. …

Senators say gun deal is within reach, but without Biden’s wish list

A small bipartisan group of senators continues to work toward a deal that could include some new gun restrictions, but not the assault weapons ban or other measures President Biden called for in a national address.

Philadelphia police say at least five guns used in deadly Saturday shooting

Philadelphia police said they think they know how many guns were used in a deadly Saturday night shooting that left three dead and 11 injured.

Senators urge President Biden to stay out of gun negotiations

Two of the senators leading the bipartisan negotiations on gun reform legislation advised against President Joe Biden getting involved in their talks.

Mass Shooting in Philadelphia Kills at Least 3 on Weekend of Gun Violence

Shootings in Tennessee, Virginia, Arizona and South Carolina left six more dead and dozens injured.

Sen. Chris Murphy 'more confident than ever' Congress can reach deal on gun laws but anxious about failure

Connecticut Sen. Chris Murphy, the lead Democratic negotiator in bipartisan talks on gun control legislation, said Sunday he's "more confident than ever" lawmakers will be able to get something done to address gun violence across the US, while acknowledging he's also concerned their efforts could fail.

Three killed, 14 injured in Chattanooga, Tennessee, shooting that left several victims hit by fleeing cars

Three people were killed and at least 14 others were injured after gunshots rang out in Chattanooga, Tennessee, early Sunday, with some victims struck by bullets and others by fleeing vehicles, according to local police.

'Several active shooters' in a popular Philadelphia area leave 3 people dead and 11 others wounded

A bustling entertainment district turned into a scene of carnage when multiple shooters opened fire in the South Street area of Philadelphia, killing at least three people and wounding 11 others, police said.

Toomey: 'My Hope Is We'll Get' Half of Senate Republicans to Vote for Gun Deal

Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) said Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation" that he hoped at least half of his Republican colleagues in the Senate would vote for the gun package he was currently negotiating. | Clips

Toomey: Expanding Gun Background Checks 'on the Table'

Senator Pat Toomey (R-PA) said Sunday on CBS's "Face the Nation" that expanding background check requirements for purchasing guns was "on the table" in the Senate negotiations on a gun package. | Clips

Murphy calls Florida gun law 'the right one’ as senators negotiate federal legislation

“We have to make the case for Republicans that right now this is good politics,” the Connecticut senator said.

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