Funding for gun violence research left out of omnibus


A major push by House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi wasn't enough to lift a ban on funding federal research into gun violence in the omnibus spending bill.

The funding doesn't show up after efforts to include a rider in the $1.1 trillion spending bill came up short. The bill was unveiled early Wednesday morning.

The California Democrat recently said during an event with families of victims of the Newtown, Conn., school shooting that any bill cannot "leave the station that still has that ban on research."

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