Biden Heading to Virginia to Push Gun Control

Posted at: 01/25/2013 7:15 AM

WASHINGTON (AP) - Vice President Joe Biden is taking the White House's campaign for gun control on the road today to Virginia, a state with an avidly pro-gun tradition.
Biden holds a roundtable discussion in Richmond with experts who worked on gun safety following the 2007 shooting at Virginia Tech.
President Barack Obama wants Congress to ban assault weapons and require background checks for all gun sales, but concedes passage will be tough.

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