Morning Maddow: March 5

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The Colorado Senate advances a bill requiring universal background checks on all gun sales.

Sen. Pat Leahy unveils a gun-trafficking bill with bipartisan support.

CIA nominee John Brennan gets a committee vote today.

AR Gov. Mike Beebe vetoes a ban on abortion at 12 weeks.

The NRSC plans to train new candidates to avoid Todd Akin moments.

Washington Post says a Dominican escort admits she lied about Sen. Menendez. The Daily Caller says they got the wrong prostitute.

Look! A Republican wants to spend money on something!

The NY Times science section is all about the Higgs boson today.

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Morning Maddow: March 5

Updated