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Ex-Connecticut police officer face sentencing in drug case

A former Connecticut police sergeant who pleaded guilty to his role in a steroid distribution ring is scheduled to be sentenced.

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. (Senate Television via AP)

Congress stalemated on guns despite shooting, filibuster

The slaughter in Florida and an attention-grabbing filibuster in the Senate did little to break the election-year stalemate in Congress over…