‘Nationwide gun emergency’ discussed by U.S. House Democrats at roundtable meeting

By: - November 13, 2023 7:44 pm

Second from left, Rep. Jamie Raskin, D-Md., leads a roundtable discussion on issues of gun violence in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill Nov. 13, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Democrats from the House Oversight Committee organized the event. Also pictured, L-R, Del. Eleanor Holmes Norton, D-D.C.; Mariah Cooley, board member of March for Our Lives; Joseph Blocher, law professor at the Duke University School of Law in Durham, N.C.; and James Timpson, managing director of community violence initiatives at Roca Inc. (Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

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Ariana Figueroa
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Ariana covers the nation's capital for States Newsroom. Her areas of coverage include politics and policy, lobbying, elections and campaign finance.