Senate Votes On Proposed Gun Legislation That Expands Background Checks

Sen. Reid and Sandy Hook families

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks as Sandy Hook victim Vicki Soto’s sister Carlee Soto (2nd L), Sandy Hook victim Dawn Hochsprung’s daughter Erica Lafferty (4th L) listen during a news briefing after the vote. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks as Sandy Hook victim Vicki Soto’s sister Carlee Soto (2nd L), Sandy Hook victim Dawn Hochsprung’s daughter Erica Lafferty (4th L) listen during a news briefing after the vote. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)