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Senate Republicans relent after gun control filibuster, but little progress expected




This frame grab provided by Senate Television shows Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. speaking on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 15, 2016, where he launched a filibuster demanding a vote on gun control measures. The move comes three days after people were killed in a mass shooting in Orlando. (Senate Television via AP)
This frame grab provided by Senate Television shows Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn. speaking on the floor of the Senate on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 15, 2016, where he launched a filibuster demanding a vote on gun control measures. The move comes three days after people were killed in a mass shooting in Orlando. (Senate Television via AP)
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Senate Republicans have relented after a marathon filibuster by Democrats aimed at securing a vote on gun control measures. 

Senator Chris Murphy, a Democrat from Connecticut, seized the floor yesterday morning and vowed to halt proceedings until Republicans agreed to a vote.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EFQr-2j5PNQ

Fifteen hours later, it seems he got what he wanted. Republican leadership reportedly agreed to schedule a vote on legislation that would require background checks and ban weapon sales to people on terror watch lists. 

So where do things go from here? 

For answers to that Take Two spoke to John Bresnahan, Capitol bureau chief for Politico.

Press the blue play button above to hear the interview.