Video | President Obama Speaks In Minneapolis On Reducing Gun Violence

UPDATED

President Obama speaks on reducing gun violence today in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

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President Barack Obama arrived with Minnesota Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken.

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The choice of Minneapolis for his first visit is deliberate. The city has more gun control measures than most American cities. Local authorities have spent years creating and refining a youth violence initiative and fine-tuned version of Minnesota’s background check for gun buyers.   Source

1:00 PM: The President arrives in Minneapolis, Minnesota

1:30 PM: The President participates in a discussion with local leaders and law enforcement officials

Watch it live here at 2:30 p.m. EST/1:3O p.m. CT.

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President Barack Obama pauses as the press leaves the room as he meets with representatives from Major Cities Chiefs Association and Major County Sheriffs Association in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, in Washington, to discuss policies put forward by President Obama to reduce gun violence. From left are Minneapolis Police Chief Janee Harteau and Hennepin County Minnesota Sheriff Richard W. Stanek .

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9 Responses to Video | President Obama Speaks In Minneapolis On Reducing Gun Violence

  1. Ametia says:

    Bet the nutty right heads are exploding over all those uniformed officers standing behind POTUS

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  2. Ametia says:

    PBO: “We don’t have to agree on everything, to agree on something.”

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  3. Ametia says:

    Giviang props to the MN elected officials, and AG B. Todd Jones.

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  4. Ametia says:

    POTUS is speaking. Welcome to Minnesota, Mr. President!

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  5. Ametia says:

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    President Barack Obama visited Minneapolis to rally support from the public and law enforcement community for his calls to ban assault weapons and install universal background checks for gun buyers

    It’s cold as mutha here today; 15 degrees

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  6. Ametia says:

    POTUS is due to speak shortly.

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  7. Ametia says:

    What Mayor Rybak wants to hear from President Obama

    Minneapolis Mayor RT Rybak joined KARE 11 Sunrise to talk about what he hopes to hear from President Obama when he visits Minneapolis on Monday.

    http://www.kare11.com/video/default.aspx?bctid=2140984855001&odyssey=mod%7Cnewswell%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE%7Cfeatured

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