Congress

Majority Believes Lawmakers Can Reduce Gun Violence

But are divided on what policy would work best

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Americans overwhelmingly think there is something Washington can do to reduce gun violence, but pronounced splits on the specific legislative fix underscore the difficulty Congress would face passing a bill.

In the wake of the mass shooting at the Washington Navy Yard, 71 percent of respondents in the latest United Technologies/National JournalCongressional Connection Poll agreed that "there's something that can be done through public policies" that would help seriously reduce mass shootings.

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