Watch the West Wing Week Here . Here’s a quick glimpse at what happened this week on Common-sense reforms: On Monday, President Obama traveled Midwest to Minneapolis to speak with local police, community leaders and folks who have experienced gun violence in their family. The President firmly believes “law enforcement and other community leaders must have a seat at the table.” With mounting support for universal background checks, President Obama is driving Congress to listen and take action . While pressing for background checks, the President did not let up. “We shouldn’t stop there. We should restore the ban on military-style assault weapons and a 10-round limit for magazines,” said President Obama. “And that deserves a vote in Congress — because weapons of war have no place on our streets, or in our schools, or threatening our law enforcement officers.” Watch the full speech here and read our blog post tracking the two weeks since President Obama released his plan for reducing gun violence. read more

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