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A proposed Washington state legislation would require background checks for all gun sales and transfers in Washington — gun shows and private transactions included. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman, File)

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Illinois House Speaker Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, is surrounded by reporters while walking to his office at the state Capitol Friday, May 30, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Illinois state Sen. Kirk Dillard, R-Westmont, leaves the Senate chambers at the state Capitol Friday, May 30, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Illinois Rep. Dan Brady, R-Normal, center, walks down the center aisle while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Friday, May 30, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, speaks to lawmakers while on the House floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Friday, May 30, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, second from left, Illinois Speaker of the House Michael Madigan, D-Chicago, left, Illinois Senate President John Cullerton, D-Chicago, second from right, and Illinois House Minority Leader Jim Durkin, R-Western Springs, right, present a silver pitcher given to a 19th century Illinois senator that's been absent from the state for nearly 150 years to the Illinois State Capitol Friday, May 30, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Illinois Sen. Michael Noland, D-Elgin, argues legislation while on the Senate floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Lobbyist and lawmakers gather along the "brass rail" outside the House chamber during session at the Illinois State Capitol Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Illinois Sen. Michael Frerichs, D-Champaign, speaks to reporters outside the Senate chambers at the Illinois State Capitol Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Illinois Sen. Dan Kotowski, D-Park Ridge, argues legislation while on the Senate floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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A stairway leading to the House and Senate chambers gets little use while lawmakers are stuck in session at the Illinois State Capitol Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Illinois Sen. Iris Martinez, D-Chicago, watches the vote tote board while on the Senate floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)

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Illinois Sen. Iris Martinez, D-Chicago, argues legislation while on the Senate floor during session at the Illinois State Capitol Thursday, May 29, 2014, in Springfield Ill. (AP Photo/Seth Perlman)