Michael Bloomberg, Joe Biden

With a gun control bill taking shape on Capitol Hill, Vice President Biden - who has headed President Obama's gun control task force - met with New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg to discuss legislation.

FOX News Radio's Jeff Monosso has details from New York City:

Just days after an assault weapons ban was stopped in its tracks in the Democratic-controlled Senate, Vice President Joe Biden and Mayor Michael Bloomberg, along with families from Newtown, urged Congress to tackle what the Vice President called "common sense measures" to save lives.

(Vice President Biden) "It will not solve every problem.  It will not end every gun death, but it will substantially reduce it.  And it matters."

But Senate leaders also warned this week that universal background checks might also not make the cut amid stiff opposition by members of both parties and gun rights advocates.

In New York, Jeff Monosso, FOX News Radio.

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