Clinton in PA talks guns, going shooting

Hillary Rodham Clinton
FILE - In this Nov. 3, 2015 file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks in Coralville, Iowa. State and local elections across the country this week produced warnings signs for both Democrats and Republicans as the parties press toward the 2016 presidential contest, now just a year away. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

WASHINGTON (AP) – The Latest on the presidential nomination race on the eve of primaries in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware and Maryland.

Hillary Clinton recalled learning to shoot a gun on Monday, as she stressed her support for stronger firearms laws in western Pennsylvania.

Before about 800 people a community college in Youngwood, Clinton said she learned how to shoot at her grandfather’s lake cottage near Scranton.

“I’ve gone hunting, I’ve gone skeet shooting, I understand the important role that guns play in so many people’s lives,” said Clinton. She also has been adamant about finding ways to cut down on gun violence.

On the eve of five more presidential primaries, Clinton continued her attacks on Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. She made just one reference to primary opponent Bernie Sanders, questioning his plan to provide free tuition at public universities. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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