44 minutes | Jul 5th 2017

How One Senator Found His Calling In The Wake Of Tragedy

Chris Murphy never thought much about gun control when he was serving in the House. In fact, he often parroted the NRA's talking points out of political expediency. But shortly after he won election to the senate in 2012, 20 first graders were shot dead at Sandy Hook Elementary school. The tragedy took place in Murphy's old district and it fundamentally transformed him and his career. But it didn't change gun laws.  See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.
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