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Intersection: Politicians In The Hot Seat Over Guns


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After Parkland, Senator Marco Rubio has been in the hot seat.

Students have called him out over his support from the NRA even as Rubio appeared to soften his stance on guns and at least some of the Parkland students have stepped up to defend him.

Republican political analyst Michelle Ertel and former state representative and Democratic political analyst Dick Batchelor weigh in. A reckoning for Rubio? Does his stance on gun control affect his work in the Senate? Are those kids justified in calling him out?


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Brendan covers space news for WMFE, everything from rocket launches to the latest scientific discoveries in our universe. He hosts WMFE's weekly radio show and podcast "Are We There Yet?" which explores human space exploration. Brendan is a native Floridian, born and raised in Broward County. He moved to ... Read Full Bio »

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