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GUN AD

Sunday - 2/3/2013, 12:28pm  ET

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveils a proposed budget that totals just over $70 billion, in the Blue Room of New York's City Hall, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013. It's Mayor Bloomberg's final budget plan. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, Pool)

The Associated Press

Washington lawmakers watching the Super Bowl in the beltway are getting a 30-second visit from New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's gun control group.

Mayors Against Illegal Guns, a coalition of more than 900 mayors in 48 states, paid six figures for the local spot, according to a Bloomberg spokesman.

The ad calls on lawmakers to pass rules requiring background checks on guns. It is narrated by children with "America the Beautiful" playing in the background.

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