Listening to the 18-minute musical monologue has been a Thanksgiving tradition among folk music fans for decades.
West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin and Pennsylvania Republican Pat Toomey are spelling out details of a deal to expand gun sale background checks to include all commercial sales including those by unlicensed private sellers at gun shows and those online.
Current law requires only licensed dealers to conduct background checks.
The deal would exempt sales between family members and short-term loans between hunters.
It was brokered by two men who are among the most conservative members of their party and it gives political cover to opponents of gun control legislation as it comes up for a key test vote in the U.S. Senate tomorrow.
Wednesday newspaper editorials:
Experts share a range of perspectives on how to combat the Islamic State militant group, and the role the U.S. should play.