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Gun background check deal close

3 years 5 months 2 weeks ago April 10, 2013 Apr 10, 2013 Wednesday, April 10 2013 April 10, 2013 7:51 AM in News

WASHINGTON - Two senators who've been working on gun control legislation are expected to announce today that they've reached a compromise.

West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin and Republican Patrick Toomey of Pennsylvania have been looking at expanding federal background checks to include purchases at gun shows and online.

Right now, checks are required only for sales handled through licensed gun dealers.

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