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Missouri backs off showdown over federal gun laws

09/12/2013 12:22am
Missouri legislators who appeared locked and loaded for a high-stakes fight with U.S. officials over gun-control policies backed away from a showdown at the last moment by sustaining a veto of a bill attempting to invalidate certain federal firearms laws.

Dem. gov. wins on big vetoes in GOP Legislature

09/12/2013 2:40pm
As the leader of a pro-gun, anti-tax state, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has prevailed against the odds.

Dem. gov. wins on big vetoes in GOP Legislature

09/12/2013 3:46pm
As the leader of a pro-gun, anti-tax state, Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon has prevailed against the odds _ and sent a sobering reminder to legislators nationwide that single-party legislative dominance is no guarantee of results.