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Chaos erupts as House sit-in over gun control lasts past midnight

As midnight struck in Washington, D.C., the Democratic-led sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives continued on after House Speaker Paul Ryan refused to bring up several gun control bills for a vote.  Several hours earlier, in  a raucous scene, Ryan and Republican lawmakers — who reentered the House floor more than 10 hours after the sit-in began — were booed by Democrats.  Some Republicans reacted angrily, including Texas Rep. Louie Gohmert, who yelled "Radical Islam" multiple times on the House floor.  Ryan moved for a vote on a bill unrelated to gun control and then at 10:30 p.m. [...]
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