Republican Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett

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Corbett: Reaction To Sandy Hook Shooting Should Focus On Mental Illness

Pennsylvania’s senior US senator, Democrat Bob Casey, says the school rampage has prompted him to change his position and support a ban on assault weapons. But, when pressed by reporters at a Thursday news conference, Republican Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett largely deflected questions about his position on assault weapons, shifting the focus to other issues.

12/21/2012

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