Las Vegas Shooting: 2020 Democrats Target Guns

Not long ago, Democratic presidential hopefuls shied away from talking about gun control — or at least made sure to pepper their rhetoric with nods to the Second Amendment.

Not anymore.

In the wake of Sunday night’s shooting massacre in Las Vegas, which left at least 58 people dead and more than 500 people injured, several of the leading potential Democratic 2020 presidential candidates were quick to blame mass killings on guns — even though it’s an issue that has burned their party politically in the recent past.