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Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, left, and  Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), are among those responding to the shooting in Oregon. (Darren McCollester and Scott Olson/Getty Images)
Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson, left, and Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT), are among those responding to the shooting in Oregon. (Darren McCollester and Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Reactions to yesterday's mass shooting in Oregon broke down on predictable party lines. Democratic candidates Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Martin O'Malley called for gun control after nine people and the gunman were killed at Umpqua Community College in Oregon.

Republicans expressed condolences but did not call for new gun control measures. Mike Huckabee blasted President Obama for politicizing the tragedy in his call for gun control, saying in a statement that "gun free zones are sitting duck zones."

In an interview, Dr. Ben Carson wondered about mental illness warning signs and said "What I worry about is when we get to the point and we say we have to have every gun registered... That is very dangerous and I wouldn't agree with that at all."

Here & Now's Robin Young and Jeremy Hobson discuss the political reactions with Rick Klein of ABC News or Juana Summers of Mashable in our weekly political roundtable on the race for 2016.

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This segment aired on October 2, 2015.

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