A “watered-down” gun bill finds favor at the Capitol, Gabby Giffords returns to the scene of the crime, the east tries our snowstorm on for size, and an old-fashioned filibuster in the Senate breaks out because the U.S. won’t rule out using a drone to kill Americans on U.S. soil.
Here’s today’s news discussion with Mary Lucia on The Current.
About the blogger
Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day laments that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.
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