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Published April 19, 2013, 12:31 PM

Vote on guns puts Heitkamp in national spotlight

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Heidi Heitkamp eked out a North Dakota Senate race decided by less than 3,000 votes last year, one topic that rarely came up was gun rights. Now that Heitkamp is a freshman senator in Washington, an issue that once hardly registered has quickly become a defining one.

By: HENRY C. JACKSON,Associated Press, Associated Press

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