President Barack Obama gestures as he talks about the fiscal cliff negotiations during a news conference in the briefing room of the White House on Wednesday. Obama also announced that Vice President Joe Biden will lead an administrationwide effort to curb gun violence in response to the Connecticut school shooting.
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published Wednesday, December 19th, 2012
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WASHINGTON — Declaring the time for action overdue, President Barack Obama promised on Wednesday to send Congress broad proposals in January for tightening gun laws and curbing violence after last week’s schoolhouse massacre in Connecticut.