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Democracy Now! – December 19, 2012

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“We Have to Do Something”: Rep. Carolyn McCarthy on the Growing Push for Gun Control After Newtown; Rep. Raúl Grijalva Rejects Obama “Fiscal Cliff” Plan to Cut More from Social Security than Military; Michael Moore’s Poetic Plea to Obama: “Dear Mr. President, Please Let Leonard Peltier Come Home”; Exclusive: Leonard Peltier Speaks Out From Prison on Denial of Medical Care, Bid for Clemency.

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December 19, 2012

    Biden to Head Gun Violence Task Force; Obama Backs Assault Weapons Ban
    6 More Funerals to Be Held in Newtown
    Michigan Governor Vetoes Concealed Weapons Bill
    4 Killed in Colorado Murder Suicide
    Lawmakers Strip Indefinite Detention Ban from NDAA
    UBS to Pay $1.5 Billion Fine for Libor Rigging
    9 Polio Workers Assassinated in Pakistan
    U.S. “Deeply Disappointed” in Israeli Settlement Expansion, Yet Won’t Take Action
    NBC News Crew Freed from Captivity in Syria