Neil Heslin, father of Newtown victim Jesse Lewis, speaks to the Senate Judiciary Committee Wednesday about a proposed assault weapons ban.
Milwaukee Chief of Police Edward Flynn and Sen. Lindsey Graham engage in a verbal exchange regarding background checks related to assault weapons on Capitol Hill Wednesday.
At Wednesday's assault weapons hearing, Neil Heslin, the father of slain 6-year-old Jesse Lewis who was shot and killed during the Newtown shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School, gave raw and gut-wrenching testimony saying it's time to ban assault weapons. NBC's Tom Costello reports.
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U.S. Attorney of the District of Colorado John Walsh waits for the beginning of a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee February 27, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C.