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File Photo,  Danel Malloy (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy is heading to Washington, D.C. to meet with Vice President Joe Biden about the administration’s gun control proposals and to attend President Barack Obama’s second inauguration.

Malloy is scheduled to meet with Biden on Friday evening. While he was invited to Obama’s announcement this week, Malloy was unable to attend because of prior commitments in the state.

Malloy’s spokesman, Andrew Doba, said the governor will likely discuss issues state officials plan to pursue following the deadly school shooting in Newtown that left 20 first graders and six educators dead.

The Democratic governor is also scheduled this weekend to address the U.S. Conference of Mayors on education reform. Doba said gun violence prevention will likely be discussed.

Malloy will return to Connecticut on Tuesday.

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