Watch Live: President Obama meeting with gun violence victims

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Posted at 11:14 AM, Mar 28, 2013
and last updated 2013-03-28 07:39:37-04

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gun control groups are holding rallies around the country today aimed at pressuring senators to back the effort.

And President Barack Obama is meeting at the White House with gun violence victims.

Gun control supporters are struggling to win over moderate Democrats for their drive to push expanded background checks through the Senate next month.

A $12 million TV advertising gun control campaign is being financed by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.

You can watch the following events, courtesy of ABC News Digital, in the player below: 

11:40 a.m. President Obama delivers remarks on gun violence from the East Room

1:00 p.m. ABC NEWS DIGITAL REPORT on Gun Violence Source: ABC News