The nation’s mayors are expected to ask Congress to push anew for stronger background checks for gun buyers.
Six Democratic mayors were joined by a Republican mayor in urging President Barack Obama and Congress to work together to create jobs and rebuild the nation’s crumbling infrastructure.
Mayors from across the United States have passed a resolution urging Congress to quickly end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and spend the money on domestic priorities.
Mayors from across the United States will be gathering in Baltimore this week and foreign policy will be on their minds.
President Barack Obama hosts a White House reception Friday for mayors attending the winter meeting of the U.S. Conference of Mayors.