The two mass shootings that left at least 31 people dead are right now spurring a conversation on gun control. But if we look at the past, it’s unlikely bring any bipartisan proposals on how we buy and sell guns. Soledad O’Brien takes a look at the mass shootings that happen almost every day. 

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