“What Matters Today” from BillMoyers.com, June 16, 2016

 From BillMoyers.com for June 16, 2016 –

Gun Control Measures to Get a Vote in the Senate; Dems Fight Over Corporate Transparency 

Talking filibuster –> Mr. Smith Goes to Washington-style filibusters are rare these days, but Democrats, led by Connecticut Senator Chris Murphy, kicked one off yesterday and kept it going for 15 hours. Seung Min Kim and Burgess Everett at Politico report that after it ended, at a little after 2 am this morning, senators had yet to formally strike a deal, but “the Senate was likely to vote on two Democratic-backed gun measures: a proposal from Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) meant to bar those on federal terror watch lists from obtaining firearms, and a plan from Murphy and Sens. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) and Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) mandating background checks for sales at gun shows and over the Internet. Republicans are expected to put forward two of their own proposals for votes.”

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