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Senate will vote on additional background checks for gun sales

7:37 AM, Apr. 11, 2013
Sen. Tammy Baldwin on gun control legislation
Sen. Tammy Baldwin on gun control legislation: Wednesday, April 10: U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin talks about gun control legislation before the Senate.
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Sen. Tammy Baldwin, D-Madison, said she is looking forward to today's vote to expand background checks to more firearms purchases, but said getting those in place as well as other gun control restrictions will be a "process."

The Senate is expected to vote today on a proposal that extends background checks to gun show and online sales, but the bill's fate was uncertain until Wednesday, when Sens. Joe Manchin, D-W. Va., and Pat Toomey, R-Pa., announced that compromise. Several senators, including Ron Johnson, R-Oshkosh, have threatened to filibuster any gun control bill.

Baldwin said she ...

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