Morning Jolt: What will Biden’s gun recommendations be?

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

In the news: Vice President Joe Biden announced yesterday that he will make gun-control recommendations to President Barack Obama next week. Biden is heading up a task force formed after the school shootings in Newtown, Conn. The task force is meeting with various representatives on the gun issue, and one area that may have a majority of support is universal background checks.  

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