Gun rights groups gave thousands to Republicans who supported Collins’ amendment

 


 

June 24, 2016 - Gun rights groups have made campaign contributions to seven of the eight Republican Senators who voted Thursday to support a measure that would block firearm sales to terror suspects, a MapLight analysis has found.

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S. 254 (114th) - Small Business Health Relief Act of 2015

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