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Obama: ‘Shame on us’ if Congress forgets Newtown

March 29, 2013
By ALAN FRAM , THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama pressed Congress on Thursday not to forget the heartbreak of the Newtown elementary school massacre and "get squishy" on tightened gun laws, though some lawmakers in his own Democratic Party remain a tough sell on an approaching Senate vote to expand purchasers' background checks.

 
 

 

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