Anson Kaye, a senior vice president at the democratic advertising firm GMMB, is a former chief of staff on Capitol Hill with extensive campaign experience, most recently as a key member of the Obama 2012 media team. Follow him on Twitter @aewk.
Polls show that overwhelming majorities of Americans, and even of NRA members, favor universal background checks.
President Obama's burgeoning problems affect more than this week’s three scandals.
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