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There's growing confusion in Washington over moves to tighten gun laws after this month's mass shootings. Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that the administration will work with congressional leaders to move legislation forward starting next month. But President Trump seems to be less interested after speaking with the NRA's executive director this week. Weijia Jiang reports.



Secretary of State Mike Pompeo confirmed that ISIS is regaining strength in some areas, even though its self-proclaimed "caliphate" has been dismantled. The group claimed responsibility this week for a bombing at a wedding in Afghanistan that left at least 80 dead. National security and foreign policy exepert Asha Castleberry joined CBSN to discuss.

And Mark Sanford, who's considering a White House run, told CBS News: "If you look at a state like New Hampshire, there certainly is historic precedent for somebody getting in during this window of time"

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