House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) embrace during a news conference calling for a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips with fellow House Democrats in the House Visitors Center on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Rep. McCarthy's husband was killed and her son severely injured in a Long Island Rail Road commuter train shooting spree in 1993. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) embrace during a news conference calling for a ban on high-capacity ammunition clips with fellow House Democrats in the House Visitors Center on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012. Rep. McCarthy's husband was killed and her son severely injured in a Long Island Rail Road commuter train shooting spree in 1993. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)