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Purdon: New ATF Director A ‘Big Plus’ For Dakotas

The U.S. attorney from North Dakota says the new director of the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives should help the state partly because of his familiarity with the area.

08/01/2013

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Obama’s ATF Nominee Gets Senate Hearing

President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the agency charged with enforcing national gun laws said Tuesday the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives was “in distress” when he it took over on an interim basis in 2011.

06/11/2013