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US President Barack Obama shakes hands with soldiers upon arriving at... News PhotoArmy Soldier,Arrival,Barack Obama,Colorado,Denver,Government,Hand,Handshake,Horizontal,Politics,US President,USAPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPUS President Barack Obama (R) shakes hands with soldiers upon arriving at the Buckley Air Force Base in Denver, Colorado, on April 3, 2013. Obama has demanded votes on measures including a requirement for background checks on all gun purchases, limits on high capacity ammunition magazines, a reinstated assault weapons ban, new gun trafficking laws, and new school safety plans. But the assault weapons ban push appears certain to fail to get sufficient support in the Senate, following a huge campaign by the gun lobby and opposition from Republicans and Democrats from conservative and rural areas. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)