It’s President Obama’s second Inauguration Day… and both guns and immigration will apparently figure prominently in the President’s agenda for the next four years.
U.S. Senator Dick Durbin says he doesn’t know how much of Obama’s recent proposal on new gun restrictions can pass, but does think Congress will support universal background checks for all sales, including those at gun shows.
As for immigration, Durbin says the outlook is good for comprehensive reform.
He believes Republicans are rethinking their views on the issue after the 2012 elections.
Durbin says he and other Democrats are working with Republicans to develop a bipartisan bill.