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BOARDMAN, Ohio - Representative Bob Hagan lead a small gun-control protest Monday morning outside the energy jobs fair being hosted by Senator Rob Portman.

Hagan announced he will run for Portman's Senate seat after Portman failed to support universal background checks for gun purchases.

"Police officers across the state of Ohio and the United States really want background checks, yet he's ignored them and he's bascially been the pawn of the NRA and what they want," Hagan says.

Portman responded by saying there are background checks in place.

"They're not being enforced like they ought to be so there are things that can and should be done, but to me, there is a line you draw in terms of protecting peoples second Amendment rights," Portman says.

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