After Orlando, slight cracks in gun-rights' grip on Congress

Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 23, 2016, after a procedural vote on gun legislation. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after the Orlando slaughter, no one expects Congress to dramatically tighten firearms curbs. But a few modest election-year cracks have emerged in the grip that Republicans and the National Rifle Association have long enjoyed on the subject.

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