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Bipartisanship: John McCain visits with Organizing for Action volunteers, mutual thank-yous for pushing gun control bill ensue

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By Doug Powers  •  April 25, 2013 03:07 PM

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Picking up this 2008 headline where it left off, we have the following from the Washington Examiner:

Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., had a warm meeting with Obama for America Organizing for Action volunteers in Arizona, as the senator and the members of President Obama’s former campaign apparatus thanked each other for their alliance in support of Obama’s desired gun legislation.

“The speakers commended Senator McCain for showing leadership on this issue, and made it clear that we’re still hopeful that, with his help and support, we will get a bipartisan law to protect our country and our local community,” OFA’s Erin Kelly wrote in a blog post today. “We were shocked and excited to see Senator McCain himself, who had been driving by his office on his way home and had seen the thank-you signs. The senator had pulled over to the side of the road to thank his constituents for our support.”

This collaboration might culminate in the formation of an offshoot group, “Organizing for Action, My Friends.”

McCain and Chuck Schumer say they will bring back the gun control bill to try and get it passed.

Related story: The Stop the NRA March in DC was pretty much a bust (h/t Weasel Zippers):

More pics here. Generous crows size estimate: 100 — and that includes media and local squirrels.

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