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DENVER — President Barack Obama is planning to visit Denver on Wednesday to discuss gun control with local law enforcement officials, the White House announced on Saturday.

The announcement comes after a wave of rallies across the country sought to increase pressure on Washington to act.

Obama is scheduled to visit with local law enforcement and community leaders to discuss the state’s new gun control laws that were signed into law 10 days ago.

As momentum behind and public support for gun control laws appears to be waning, the president summoned some of the emotion he expressed just days after December’s mass shooting in Newtown, Conn. and pushed back at a POLITICO report this week that the moment for action on the issue appears to have passed.

“I read an article in the news just the other day, wondering is Washington, has Washington missed its opportunity because…

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