Anu Narayanswamy and Kevin Uhrmacher contributed to this report.
Correction, Oct. 6, 2017: Previous versions of this graphic included incorrect data from the Center for Responsive Politics, which they’ve fixed. It’s been updated with data directly from the Federal Election Commission.
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NRA contribution data is from the 1998 through 2018 Congressional cycles and does not include individual expenditures or communication costs.
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Originally published June 12, 2016.
The terrible numbers that grow with each mass shooting
The places change, the numbers change, but the choice of weapon remains the same. In the United States, people who want to kill a lot of other people most often do it with guns.
A gunman opens fire in your building. What do you do?
What would you do if someone walked into the building you are in right now and started shooting?