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White House releases photo of Obama firing gun

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has released a photo of President Barack Obama firing a gun, two days before he heads to Minnesota to discuss gun control.

In a recent interview with The New Republic magazine, Obama said ‘‘yes’’ when asked if he has ever fired a gun. He said ‘‘we do skeet shooting all the time,’’ except for his daughters, at Camp David, the presidential retreat in Maryland.

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