The Evening Brief: Texas Headlines for April 17, 2013

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•    Gun control: Obama says senators 'caved' on gun vote (Politico): "A visibly angry President Barack Obama blasted the Senate’s rejection of a bipartisan proposal to expand background checks on gun sales, a vote that essentially ends any hope for major gun control legislation for the time being. 'This was a pretty shameful day for Washington, but this effort is not over,' Obama said in the Rose Garden."

•    Senate rejects gun measures from Texas Sens. Ted Cruz and John Cornyn (The Dallas Morning News): "The Senate has rejected an alternative gun measure co-authored by Texas Republican Ted Cruz. The ...

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