Majority of U.S. Senate votes to pass landmark gun safety bill; voting continues

FILE PHOTO: A general view of the U.S. Capitol dome on Capitol Hill in Washington

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A rare bipartisan package of gun safety legislation garnered enough votes to pass the U.S. Senate on Thursday, but voting continued on the bill that Democrats and Republicans hope will stem the toll of mass shootings in the United States.

(Reporting by David Morgan and Moira Warburton; Editing by Eric Beech)