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Sen. Brian Nieves, R-Washington, (left) discusses an attempt to override the governor's veto of a bill that would nullify certain federal gun laws with Sen. Rob Schaaf, R-St. Joseph, during the veto session at the Missouri State Capital in Jefferson City, Mo., Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013. The House passed a veto override earlier in the day but the Senate then failed to do so, thus upholding the veto.

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