As the Senate prepares to vote this week on a bipartisan bill expanding background checks for gun sales, reformers brace for what could be an even tighter vote in the House of Representatives--or worse, no vote at all.
Rep. Adam Schiff, D- Calif., talks about the state of gun legislation in both the House and Senate. Schiff says “the American people are squarely behind” stricter gun control laws and Congress must listen to them. watch
NBC's Domenico Montanaro reports that this is a big week on Capitol Hill for both guns and immigration. There will be a vote on expanding background checks, and comprehensive immigration legislation will hit the floor. watch
Across the country many people are still thinking about the deep spending cuts that the sequester is causing. NBC White House correspondent, Kristen Welker reports on the effects of the sequester on low-income families. watch
MSNBC’s Tamron Hall reports on the latest news that Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will move “take the necessary steps” Tuesday night to move forward on gun legislation. A vote could come Thursday. watch
Tamron Hall anchors “NewsNation” weekdays on MSNBC. Launched in 2010, “NewsNation” features interviews and coverage of U.S., world and entertainment news. In her popular segments, “Gut Check” and “We Just Thought You Should Know,” Tamron encourages viewers to give their opinions on some of the most controversial stories in the news via Facebook and Twitter. Hall is also a contributor for NBC News.
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