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Lautenberg to Offer Gun Control Amendment Next Week

July 26, 2012
Sen. Frank Lautenberg says he will offer an amendment to ban high-capacity magazines to a cybersecurity bill on the floor next week, despite Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid's insistence that he will not allow a vote on measure. 

"We're gonna continue to have it upfront and forward," the New Jersey Democrat said. 

But he said he would not offer the measure if Reid asked him not to.

"I couldn't say no to him," Lautenberg said.

Senate Democratic leadership aides said there is no chance Lautenberg will win a vote on the amendment and it is clear that party leaders would prefer he not press the issue.
 
Reid, who has long campaigned as a gun-rights supporter, has made clear his desire to avoid a discussion on gun control, an issue that Democrats consider a political loser in states that will determine control of the White House and Senate.

Reid this week repeatedly became visibly irritated when pressed on the topic. "Nice try," he told a reporter who raised the subject Thursday.
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