Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., is pushing a bill calling for a National Academy of Sciences study on whether violent video games and television programming lead to aggressive behavior in children or have lasting negative effects. He says the Connecticut shooting should prod action from Congress to stem children’s exposure to violent content.
Sens. Joseph I. Lieberman, I-Conn., John McCain, R-Ariz., and Max Baucus, D-Mont., are backing the creation of a special commission to explore solutions to gun violence. But a commission likely would move more slowly than the interagency task force that Obama created to produce recommendations by January.
Rep. Bill Cassidy has his blood drawn by Alesha Barbour during a free hepatitis screening in the Rayburn House Office Building hosted by the Congressional Viral Hepatitis Caucus to recognize "National Viral Hepatitis Testing Day."
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