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Tearful Obama calls for action after school shooting

Reuters
Dec 15, 2012 at 02:19am IST

Washington: A tearful President Barack Obama expressed "overwhelming grief" on Friday for the victims of a shooting rampage at a Connecticut elementary school.

Obama called on Americans to set aside politics and "take meaningful action" to prevent more tragedies of this kind.

"Our hearts are broken today," Obama said, his voice breaking at times during a nationally televised appearance in the White House briefing room.

Tearful Obama calls for action after school shooting

Obama called on Americans to set aside politics and "take meaningful action" to prevent more tragedies of this kind.

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