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Harry Reid Invokes His Father's Suicide On The Senate Floor

Things got personal for the Majority Leader during a speech about gun violence prevention.

Posted on April 9, 2013, at 11:06 a.m. ET

"Sometimes people in a fit of passion will purchase the handgun to do bad things with it, Mr. President, even as my dad did, kill themselves. Waiting a few days helps." — Senator Harry Reid

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